Migrants approaching the southern U.S. border, seeking asylum from violence and terrible conditions, are facing thousands of military troops rather than refuge.(1)
The Biden administration has added 1,500 troops to the 2,500 already there in response to the expiration of Title 42 — a hateful Trump-era policy allowing the U.S. to immediately expel asylum-seekers instead of giving them a fair hearing.(2)
A wave of troops descending on the border is a racist response to a humanitarian situation.
Courage California has joined a coalition of organizations demanding that the Biden administration make good on its promise for a welcoming and inclusive immigration policy and withdraw the troops.
Military intervention has never been the correct response to immigration: Will you sign on with us?