The humanitarian situation in Yemen is so horrific that it is tempting to look away. But the good news is that, for the first time in history, the U.S. Senate is poised to take action to reduce the suffering of children and civilians in Yemen. Saudi Arabia cannot wage its war in Yemen without US military support, and only the U.S. has the power to force both sides to the negotiating table. Our action is critical.
December is a big month for immigration. The status of 4,700 Central American asylum seekers currently in Tijuana is in limbo; Congress faces the possibility of a government shutdown over funding Trump’s border wall; and a proposed administrative rule change takes aim at immigrants deemed to be a “public charge.” Get your action pants on, because it’s time to do some MCW-ing.