SIREN’s mission is to empower low-income immigrants and refugees in Santa Clara County through community education and organizing, leadership development, policy advocacy and naturalization services. We believe that all people regardless of legal status or nationality are entitled to essential services, human dignity, basic rights and protections, and access to full participation in society.
On Friday, September 12th, member organizations of the Santa Clara County Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform - comprised of immigrant rights, civil rights, community, youth, labor, and faith-based organizations, held a press conference in response to President Obama's recent announcement that he would delay executive action on immigration policy until sometime after the November mid-term elections.
President Obama recently stated that he will not be taking executive action to provide administrative relief to immigrant families until after the November elections. The Santa Clara County Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform - comprised of immigrant rights, civil rights, community, youth, labor, and faith-based organizations – released the following statement.
With Congress still on recess, Califonia legislative session now over, and Santa Clara County moving quickly - see the latest policy updates affecting immigrant communities across the country, our state and our local community.