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Trump’s Bailout is a Band Aid

Posted July 27, 2018

  July 26, 2018   Statement from Campaign for Family Farms & the Environment (CFFE) on President Trump’s 7.26.18 visit to Iowa   President Trump’s bailout is a Band Aid for a farm economy that is hemorrhaging. We need to ask why U.S. …

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Families belong together – and free!

Posted July 25, 2018

On July 1st, 2018 the anti-immigrant law Senate File 481 (SF481) officially went into effect. SF481 forces local law enforcement agencies to work closer with Immigration Customs & Enforcement (ICE) and other federal immigration agencies and ultimat …

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Anti-immigrant law SF481 officially in effect in Iowa

Posted July 3, 2018

On Sunday, July 1, a day after thousands of Iowans stood in solidarity with immigrant families at the border for a national day of action to #KeepFamiliesTogether, Senate File 481 (SF481) officially became Iowa law. The law requires local entities – sp …

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Take action on for immigrants in Iowa and at the border

Posted June 22, 2018

Photo of our standing-room-only Iowa City meeting by Eli Shepard As we explained at this week’s packed Deportation Defense meetings in Marshalltown, Iowa City, and Des Moines, we’re organizing to: create community response teams to prevent deportations …

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What do we have to do to get the Clean Water Act in Iowa?

Posted June 22, 2018

Yesterday, CCI member Emma Schmit drove two hours — each direction — to give two minutes of testimony at the Statehouse. Why? Because she is surrounded by factory farms which is causing her hometown, Rockwell City, to wither on the vine. Emma was one …

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