Immigrant JusticeThe struggle for immigrant justice is part of the broader struggle for racial justice. US immigration policy has historically been rooted in racism with entry restrictions and exploitation based on race. In deep partnership with grassroots groups across the country, Advancement Project’s Immigrant Justice Project seeks to end the unnecessary criminalization of immigrants. Our team provides support through a combination of policy, advocacy, organizing, communications and litigation to dismantle systems that oppress immigrants and communities of color. We help build bridges between immigrant communities and other communities of color, and seek to change the public discourse that dehumanizes and demonizes immigrants.
The “immigration detention system” dehumanizes individuals at every level. “Detention centers” are prisons with atrocious conditions. The immigration detention is part of this country’s mass incarceration crisis. We’ve seen this firsthand.
Washington D.C. – Today April…
Complaint seeks access to information about the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Hotline and ICE Collaboration in Virginia
The complaint seeks access to information about the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigrant Hotline and ICE Collaboration in Virginia.
"...an egregious expansion of an already out-of-control immigration detention system that criminalizes people of color and fuels the prison industrial complex.”
This legislation provides permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship without adding additional surveillance, enforcement, and border militarization for immigrant youth and individuals with TPS and DED.
On JP Morgan Chase’s decision…
WASHINGTON – Losmin Jimenez, Immigrant…
“The public has a right to know about these policies that are very dangerous and harmful to members of these communities."
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Changes to Public Charge Could Put Health and Immigration Status at Risk for Millions
A case before the Supreme Court could mean that thousands of people are forced into mandatory detention without a bond hearing.