Know Your Rights When Stopped By ICE or Police in a Vehicle
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Washington D.C. – Today April 4, 2019, Advancement Project’s National Office sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for failing to provide records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), involving the traffic stops and roving patrols in Homestead, Florida. In partnership with WeCount!, Advancement Project’s National Office seeks information about ICE stopping cars in the Homestead area of South Miami-Dade County. “We are concerned about ICE and CBP’s racial profiling in conducting traffic stops given that CBP and ICE are the largest federal police force. WeCount! members…
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 to no longer finance private prison giants GEO Group and Core Civic, Advancement Project National Office released the following statement: “Advancement Project National Office would like to thank those who have been relentless in their activism to hold corporate America accountable, explaining the harm these companies are causing individuals, families and generations – particularly immigrants of color and people of color who are disproportionately incarcerated in private prisons. We hope to see a wave of more corporations divesting from companies that are making money off us human bodies. It’s time that the U.S. notice the…
WASHINGTON – Losmin Jimenez, Immigrant Justice Project Director and Senior Attorney for Advancement Project National Office, issued the following statement on President Trump’s declaration today of a “national emergency” on the U.S.-Mexico border. “Trump continues to bypass Congress to further his xenophobic wish list with criminalization of immigrants at the top of it. After the recent disastrous government shutdown, calling for a ‘national emergency’ just to get what he wants is unacceptable. This so-called ‘crisis’ is nothing more than an over-blown tantrum over his disagreement with the Congress,” said Losmin Jimenez. “There are plenty of national emergencies we could address…
“The public has a right to know about these policies that are very dangerous and harmful to members of these communities."
Changes to Public Charge Could Put Health and Immigration Status at Risk for Millions