|Lobby Asks - 2016 Spring Days of Action "Solidarity & Sanctuary"|
The theme for the 2016 SOA Watch Spring Days of Action is "Solidarity & Sanctuary". We have divided the Lobby Asks into three categories: 1) Respect for the Rights of Refugees & Asylum Seekers, 2) No Support for Impunity for Human Rights Violations in Honduras, and 3) Stopping Police Militarization in the U.S.
The specific "asks" we are taking to congress are listed under each category:
1) Respect for the Rights of Refugees/Asylum-Seekers, not Militarization & Deportation
A) Cut U.S. funding for Mexico's Plan Frontera Sur / Southern Border Plan and other Immigration Enforcement Aid in Mexico
B) Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Central American Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in the U.S.
2) No Support for Impunity for Human Rights Violations in Honduras
A) Justice for Berta Caceres! - Support Independent Investigation for Assassination of Honduran leader
B) Suspend all U.S. “Security Aid” to Honduras3) Stopping Police Militarization in the U.S.
A) Cosponsor H.R. 1232, the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
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