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Category: Immigration

Infographic: Santa Clara Community Supports Policy That Keeps ICE Out of Jails

This infographic shares the results of the first of its kind in the country survey, asking Santa Clara County community members (immigrant and non-immigrant) about how issues of trust are impacted by policies that keep ICE away from the local jail system.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform NOW - Asian Youth Speak Out

The Youth Leadership Council of the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center Fighting Youth Shouting Out for Humanity created this video campaign to elevate Asian American youth voices in the immigration reform debate.

Deported Breakdancer Finds Purpose Serving Youth in Cambodia

Raised in Long Beach, Calif, in 2004 Tuy Sobil was deported to Cambodia where he used his skills as a breakdancer to educate local youth.This piece was produced by Long Beach Voice Waves.

1 Week at De-Bug: Family Brings Son Home from Immigration Detention, Other Family Stops a Life Sentence

Photos of a powerful week in De-Bug's Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project (ACJP), where families fight to bring their loved homes home from jail, prison, and immigration detention. At Sunday's meeting, one family brought a son home from immigration detention after two years, on Tuesday's meeting, one family brings a son home who was facing a life sentence. To stay updated on the work, follow www.acjusticeproject.org.

4 Reasons Why San Jose/Santa Clara County Is a National Leader in Social Justice

Heading into Fall, De-Bug wants to acknowledge the nationally significant policy wins in criminal justice reform, police accountability, and immigration that occurred this Summer -- all of which make were first-of-its-kind victories in their respective fields.

The Trust Index: Survey Results on Community Responses to Immigrant Detainer Policy

A snapshot of the results of our survey conducted to measure the level of "trust" from the current policy which stops ICE from entering Santa Clara County's local jails. This project was conducted in coordination with the partners of the Santa Clara County Forum for Immigrants Rights and Education (SCC FIRE).

Echoes of ‘60s March: Sixties-Style Civil Disobedience Drives New Era of Activism

"The most captivating activists of today are not looking at the ‘60s as a history book, they are looking at it as a playbook."

An Act of Trust: How Keeping ICE Out of Jails Builds Community Cooperation

Santa Clara County has been lauded nationally by immigrant rights advocates for its policy of keeping ICE out of its jails. Two years after the implementation of the policy, local community members, faith leaders, and civil rights groups share their observations of how the policy has built needed trust in the county.

Rescuing My Deported Aunt from a Hole in the Tijuana Canals

When he saw her profiled on a Spanish news special on ñongos -- underground encampments of the deported and homeless built in the canals of the US and Mexico border -- he knew he had to go save her. The family packed in the Ford Flex, drove down to the border, and pulled her out of a hole in the ground -- literally.

Immigration Reform: Who's In and Who's Out

As people in California march and rally on this International Workers Day, one thing for sure that will be on the minds of many of the people is Immigration Reform. Tuscon criminal defense lawyer tells us whose in and whose left out.
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