Tag Archives: immigrant women

South Dakota legislators openly discriminate against Asian immigrants to pass sex-selective abortion ban

TweetSouth Dakota Representative Stace Nelson, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, apparently thinks it is totally ok to openly discriminate against Asian immigrants. Tweet
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Indiana Attorney General suggests requiring drug-testing for pregnant women

TweetCiting the cost of treating infants exposed to addictive drugs, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is calling on the state legislature to require the drug-testing of pregnant women: It is called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS, newborns exposed to addictive illegal or prescription drugs before they are born. Attorney General Greg Zoeller says treating NAS [...]
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Immigrant women and allies risk arrest to demand humane immigration reform

TweetLeisha Carrasquillo is a U.S. citizen, but her husband is an undocumented immigrant from Honduras. In June, her husband was detained and has been in ICE custody since, having devastating effects on her health and her family. Today, she is prepared to take part in an act of civil disobedience to demand an immigration reform [...]
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Hats Off to Immigrant Women

TweetWe here at Feministing know that women wear many hats. Women are caretakers, students, workers, bloggers or activists. They may also be immigrants. These women all deserve to be included within our government’s social safety net, to benefit from the resources they are already investing in, and to be brought out of the shadows of [...]
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Tell Congress that 15 years is way too long for immigrant women to wait for affordable health care

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. By now you’ve probably heard a bit about the immigration reform bill [...]
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