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Nationwide Solidarity for #ADayWithoutImmigrants

Restaurants and businesses close; Resistance takes to the streets Photo Credit: NM Dream Team on Twitter In response to Trump’s executive orders on immigration and recent raids in which nearly 700 undocumented people have been arrested, immigrants and allies go on strike today for #ADayWithoutImmigrants. From Bustle, Rewire, Fusion,

Historic Win for Santa Ana Sanctuary

“We’ve created a model policy.” Photo credit: Jan Meslin Last night, the Santa Ana City Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution to make Santa Ana the first Sanctuary city in Orange County, California. It also voted to eventually terminate its contract with ICE to detain immigrants at the

Dear President Obama

Image from 2016 documentary, Dear President Obama The President. The White House. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500. Subject: Plea for mercy and an end to immigrant detention and deportation Dear President Obama, During your time in office, thousands of men, women, and children have been held in

Prolonged Detention Stories

Groundbreaking website uplifts the stories of immigrants in long-term detention in advance of the Supreme Court argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez Bridging the gap between legal and community advocacy, the Immigrant Rights Clinic (IRC) at the New York University School of Law, in partnership with Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants

CIVIC’s Statement on the Presidential Election

Artwork by Marcela Castro We are disturbed and disheartened by the deep racial and cultural divisions that drove this election. We have seen remarkable levels of xenophobia, Islamophobia, misogyny, and racism. To be clear, President-elect Donald Trump has declared war on immigrants and on the social justice movement as a

Reunite Cesar and Son!

Read Cesar’s Story and Sign and Share his Petition Cesar Leyva with his six-year-old son We are asking the Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) to parole Cesar Leyva back into the United States to be reunited with his son, siblings, and community after an unjust