Posts Tagged ‘Immigration Enforcement’

These Immigrants Organized & Won $17 Million from a For-Profit Detention Center

December 2nd, 2021

As of late October, a ruling by a federal judge set a new precedent for private detention centers in Washington. GEO Group, the company that runs the Northwest ICE Processing Center for immigrants, must pay people who are detained and working in the facility the state’s minimum wage.  Here’s the story on how our compas […]

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Deportation Defense under the Biden Administration

November 18th, 2021

This past September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its policy for how ICE will conduct immigration enforcement in our communities. Though the new prosecutorial discretion memo (PD Memo) falls short of centering a protection-based framework, there are key opportunities for organizers and advocates to use in pushing back against abuses of power by […]

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Highlighting Partner #CommunitiesNotCages Actions in Atlanta, Phoenix, & Seattle

October 11th, 2021

On Thursday September 23, over 70 civil and immigrant rights organizations gathered to host actions across the country in the Communities Not Cages national Day of Action. This national Day of Action was coordinated to demand that President Biden shut down all detention centers, reunite currently detained people with their families and community, and stop […]

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Eyes On ICE: Truth & Accountability Campaign

May 5th, 2021

On March 1st, we launched Eyes on ICE: Truth and Accountability Forums under the We Are Home Campaign. This series of virtual and in-person events were designed to expose the truth of immigration enforcement practices, spotlight the stories of those who have organized and been impacted by ICE, and share solutions for a free future. […]

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A Guide on Organizing as Defense Against Federal Investigations and Prosecutions

June 5th, 2017

Mijente and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild release a guide that outlines how community-based organizations can develop a security and defense plan in the event that federal law enforcement targets leaders or staff for federal investigation and prosecution.

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