Our Mission:

Reuniting Families.

We help support the reunification of families by providing rides, housing, clothing and other essentials once the families have been released. We work closely with local advocacy groups to ensure the immediate needs of families are met, that they are supported until a long term plan for each family is determined, and that they are treated with respect and compassion.

NUESTRA MISIÓN:

Nosotros apoyamos la reunificación de las familias que han sido separadas. Proveemos aventones, alojamiento, ropa y otras necesidades para las familias que han sido liberadas. Trabajamos en conjunto con grupos locales de apoyo para atender a las necesidades de las familias, apoyarlas hasta que haya un plan a largo plazo para cada familia y asegurar que todas sean tratadas con respeto y compasión. 


Immigrant Mom Reunited with Daughter after One Year

Around 1 pm today, Aug. 18, carrying sunflowers and a purple teddy bear, a mom was able to hug her daughter at the airport.  This was the first time this mom had touched her daughter in over a year. Can you imagine not being able to touch your child for a year?

Mom and daughter had crossed the border separately and the daughter, coming with other family members, was detained for over three months (family members were held at separate facilities states apart).  

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We are ecstatic for our mom and her daughter. They are enjoying their first evening together now. The mom was making homemade soup, and her daughter was particularly excited to enjoy a cake donated by one of our volunteers. It is truly taking a village to support the families who have faced indescribable horrors and indignities — and their ordeal is far from over.

We are in it for the long haul. Hope you can be, too. Thank you.


 

 

Kids Helping Kids

Lemonade Stand Weekend

RAISED OVER $2,500!!!

Thank you to the kids in AnnArbor and Gross Pointe who set up lemonade stands this weekend and donated all proceeds to the Michigan Support Circle! 

Keep posting pictures to  Facebook and @misupportcircle!

 

 
 

Michigan Support Circle is a division of Immigrant Families Together

Logo created by Kevin Martin

 
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Our Mission

We are a grassroots organization based in Michigan.  Our goal is to quickly respond to the changing requirements of the government in order to support detained and separated immigrant families. Working with other organizations, we fight for the reunification of families while providing immediate support and emergency aid to those recently released from detention centers. We believe that while all people ought to work for the reunification of families forced to separate, it is the particular responsibility of citizens to work to end the inhumane treatment of families seeking shelter here.

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“This is beyond separation, this is stealing. The government is stealing children from their parents. I cannot just sit by and do nothing.”

Rabbi Josh Whinston, Temple Beth Emeth / Read Full Article

 

 
 

Get Involved

Whether you're interested in donating time or money, goods or services, there are many ways you can make a positive impact.

contact our hotline

If you are directly affected by the government's separation policies, can help us get parents' contact information, or know immigration lawyers talking to parents, please call us.

LINEA DIRECTA 

Si usted ha sido afectado directamente por las políticas de separación del gobierno, puede ayudarnos a conseguir información de contacto para los padres de los niños en detención o si conoce abogados de inmigración que estén en contacto con los padres, por favor llámenos. 

Please note: Hotline/Línea Directa is managed by Immigrant Families Together, who refer families as appropriate to Michigan Support Circle.

join our facebook group

Get the latest updates and provide rides, housing, clothing and other resources.

sister organizations

Explore more area groups providing advocacy for separated families and learn other ways to help.