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NASW MS Chapter Response To Immigration Raids Tuesday, August 6, 2019 

 

NASW MS is saddened, disappointed, and outraged by the raids that disrupted the lives of 684 families. We stand with our immigrant community who like many of us sent their children to school, went to work, and eagerly anticipated the end of their workday so they could return home and hear about their child’s first day.  To read the full response from the NASW, Mississippi Board of Directors,  click here .

 


NASW responds to mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton

The frequency and lethality of these acts of violence is an unbearable national outrage that must end.

Read the news release



THOUGHTS REGARDING RECENT SHOOTINGS…..from the NASW, MS Executive Director, Janice Sandefur

I am reflecting on my shock, anger and horror at the mass shootings that took place over the weekend in El Paso and Dayton. The media has reported that the El Paso shooter, in his White Supremacist manifesto against immigrants from Mexico, released shortly before the shooting, used similar language as President Trump has used in speeches and tweets. It is my understanding that assault weapons were used in both mass shootings. As of August 4, the United States has had 250 mass shootings this year, including one in Southaven, MS. No other industrialized country in the world experiences this level of domestic terrorism.

To read Janice's this in it's entirety and to find contact information for Mississippi's legislatures, click here.

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