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Trump has issued an executive order to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S., threaten sanctuary cities, slash refugees resettlement programs and block immigration from “terror prone” nations. 

Urban Justice Center is urgently asking for volunteer attorneys who can go to the airports at which refugees are scheduled to enter the United States, having lost their admissibility to the country in flight through Trump’s executive actions. They need folks to support arriving refugees in requesting parole and, if parole is denied, in credible fear interviews.

Yesterday President Trump signed an executive order advancing not only the Dakota Access Pipeline but the Keystone XL as well. In response, young indigenous leader Eryn Wise dropped some truth about women leading the fight against resource extraction.

“When you brag that the Women’s Marches were nonviolent.”

Roxane Gay pulls forthcoming book from Simon and Schuster, saying she refuses to do business with a publisher also working with Milo Yiannopoulous.

Experts say Trump is already trying to rule in the style of a populist authoritarian. Meanwhile federal prosecutors have slapped 200+ inauguration protesters with felony charges, Trump’s press secretary is lying to the press and legitimizing conspiracy-mongering sites and the White House no longer has a phone comments line for citizens to voice their opposition to Trump’s administration.

Greenpeace activists hang giant ‘Resist’ banner over White House.

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at Change.org, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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