Press Releases

Ahead of Long Island Visit, Bend the Arc Condemns Jeff Sessions on Immigration

April 27, 2017

LONG ISLAND, NY—In response to the news of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ planned visit this Friday to Long Island, Jeanette Walowitz, a Bend the Arc: New York leader from Great Neck, NY, issued the following statement:

Bend the Arc Reacts to Trump's Holocaust Memorial Speech

April 25, 2017

New York – Following President Trump’s keynote address at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s (USHMM) National Day of Remembrance, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc Urges U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum To Cancel Trump Keynote Address

April 24, 2017

New York – Following the announcement that President Trump will give a keynote address at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s (USHMM) National Day of Remembrance, Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, released the following statement:

Bend the Arc Joins Amicus Briefs Against Trump's Muslim and Refugee Ban

April 21, 2017

New York, NY – Bend the Arc has joined “friend of the court” briefs opposing President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim and refugee ban on the grounds that it is an unambiguous and unconstitutional attempt to single out members of a religious group for discrimination based solely upon their religion, in cases before the Fourth Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Interfaith Leaders Arrested in Los Angeles Protest Against Destructive Immigration Policies

April 13, 2017

Los Angeles, CA –Activists from Bend the Arc Jewish Action today joined local faith leaders, the immigrant community, civil rights advocates, and other Muslim, Christian and Jewish activists in leading an act of civil disobedience to protest harsh immigration enforcement policies in Los Angeles and around the country. Dozens of rabbis and other individuals were arrested as they sat in front of the driveway of the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) to physically resist the efforts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to tear families apart.

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