Following news reports of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) plans to launch a 30-day series of raids in May and June targeted at Central American children and mothers, Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN) condemned any operation that considers refugee children and families, and asylum applicants as immigration enforcement priorities. SIREN’s Executive Director Maricela Gutiérrez issued the following statement in response.Read More
Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN), the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice have joined dozens of groups across the country holding solidarity actions and delivering signatures to local immigration offices throughout the month of February, calling on president Obama to end deportation raids against refugee families from Central America and provide them with Temporary Protected Status (TPS).Read More
Just before Christmas, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it would start the year with a series of raids targeting families who came to the U.S. seeking refuge. So far activity has been reported in Texas, New York, California, Missouri, and Maryland. Our friends at #Not1More have developed information on steps to take to prepare for raids - available in Spanish on our website here.