Tell CEOs: Stop funding the war against immigrant families
  • Petitioned Randal L. Stephenson

This petition was delivered to:

CEO, AT&T
Randal L. Stephenson
CEO, State Farm
Edward B. Rust, Jr.

Tell CEOs: Stop funding the war against immigrant families

    1. Sponsored by

      Reform Immigration for America

BREAKING NEWS: On June 12, Johnson & Johnson announced that they are dropping their membership from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). They join a long list of companies who recognize that basic human rights matter more than private interests. But AT&T and State Farm are still ALEC members. Your signature matters more than ever.

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) would have you believe that they "work to advance the fundamental principles of free-market enterprise, limited government, and federalism at the state level."

But the truth is ALEC takes money from corporations like yours and hands elected officials "model" legislation that targets immigrant families, and rejects the American ideals of opportunity and equality for all. 

ALEC benefits big business – often at the expense of immigrant families.  ALEC has marshaled the national assault on immigrant communities, “helping” to force Arizona’s notorious racial profiling law SB 1070 and expanded incarceration and housing of immigrants.  

Who benefits? The Corrections Corporation of America, a private company that profits from immigration detention centers notorious for abuse and neglect. It's unconscionable that corporations should not be writing hateful anti-immigrant legislation that pads their bottom line.

And it isn't just private prison associations that support ALEC - AT&T and State Farm pay their dues, too.

Earlier this year, 15 companies - including McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, and Coke amongst them - decided that they didn't want to be associated with ALEC. They made the right choice to stop putting their private company interests above basic human rights.

Ask the CEOs of AT&T and State Farm to stand with immigrant families and end their association with and support for ALEC.

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    • Stephanie Garcia ANTIOCH, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      Only God has the right to decide if a family can be together or separated. Our government has started "playing God". I wonder how the people in charge of these situations (immigration judges, Government leaders, etc.) can even sleep at night. 50 years from now kids will be reading their history books and will look back in disgusted amazement on these times (like we now do about segregation). They will not understand how barbaric things like this were ever allowed to happen.

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    • regina sanchez ALEXANDRIA, VA
      • over 2 years ago

      I use and invest in your companies, I will start selecting better where my money goes. I'm immigrant and you are using my own money to fight against me?it's not right. Stop it!

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    • Fernando Herrera HOUSTON, TX
      • over 2 years ago

      I don't appreciate my hard-earned money to go to draconian causes, especially the ones hurting families.

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    • Alesha Alonso CLEVELAND, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      I think its a bunch of bull crap. You dont want them here, so why do you all like to go there?? You hate them, but you love Mexican food??

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    • A Enriquez BLUFFTON, SC
      • over 2 years ago

      No man or woman should have to live without his or her spouse and children should not have to live with out his or her father or mother! Separating families is a crime in itself!

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