#FamiliesBelongTogether Rallies Around The Country

By Zach D. Roberts, Nation of Change. -

As more terrible news continues to pour out our immigration centers, rallies nationwide have popped up to call out local officials and government policies that separate children at the border. In [...]

Activists Plan Nationwide Protest Over Immigration Policies

By Emily Wells, TruthDig. -

In response to the Trump administration’s immigration policies, which include separating parents and children attempting to illegally cross the border, Families Belong Together is organizing a [...]

Activists Calling For The Abolition Of ICE Blocking Seattle Streets Outside Of Homeland Security Building

Seattle, WA – Early yesterday morning, activists with Northwest Detention Center Resistance and Mijente locked down outside of 1000 2nd Avenue in downtown Seattle, Washington, calling attention [...]

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

By Reyna Wences and Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Truthout.org -

Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary measures to resist the Trump administration’s escalation of anti-immigrant policing, but most municipal sanctuary measures have a central weakness: [...]

In Response To ICE Raids And Family Separation, Immigrant Communities Are Fighting Back

By Tanner Howard, Inthesetimes.com -

Since May 19, a hotline dedicated to assisting families threatened by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been ringing nonstop. That same day is when ICE agents across the Chicagoland [...]

Mass ICE Raids Leave A Trail Of Misery And Broken Communities

By Alice Speri, Theintercept.com -

A MONTH AFTER dozens of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surrounded a meatpacking plant in Morristown, Tennessee, and detained 97 men and women who worked there, the tight-knit [...]

Survivor-Centered Tribunals Find ICE Guilty Of Abuses, Push For Agency’s Abolition

By Candice Bernd, Truthout.org -

On a sunny Saturday afternoon outside the T. Don Hutto immigrant detention jail in Taylor, Texas, Laura Monterrosa, dressed in a judicial robe, turned toward an individual standing in for the [...]

Oakland Passes “Strongest” Surveillance Oversight Law In US

Cyrus Farivar, Arstechnica.com -

OAKLAND, Calif.—Late Tuesday evening, the Oakland City Council formally approved a new city ordinance that imposes community control over the use of surveillance technology in the city. Oakland [...]

#ICEOnTrial: Advocates Rally To Hold Federal Agency Accountable For Systemic Abuses

By Tina Vasquez, Rewire.news -

As the #AbolishICE movement gains steam, immigrant rights organizations are coordinating a series of “people’s tribunals” to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) accountable [...]

Woman Who Alleged Assault By Guard Finally Released From Detention

By Tina Vasquez, Rewire.news -

A Salvadoran woman who came forward four months ago with allegations of sexual assault by a guard has been released from the T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor, Texas, where her abuser [...]

ICE Spokesman Resigns After Refusing To Spread “Misleading Facts” That Labeled Undocumented Immigrants As “Dangerous Criminals”

By Rachel Janik, Splcenter.org -

James Schwab, formerly the spokesman for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s San Francisco Division, resigned after objecting to statements from ICE and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions [...]

Protesters Descend On ICE San Francisco Headquarters After Immigration Raids

By Antonia Blumberg, Huffingtonpost.com -

SAN FRANCISCO ― Hundreds of activists gathered on Wednesday outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building here to protest the arrests of more than 150 undocumented immigrants in [...]

Texas High Schoolers Walk Out To Protest ICE Detaining Of Student

By Daniel Hampton, Patch.com -

HOUSTON, TX — Dozens of high schoolers in Houston walked out of class on Wednesday in support of a classmate who was living in the United States illegally and was detained by federal immigration [...]

Federal Court Finds ICE And L.A. Sheriff Collaborated To Unlawfully Detain Thousands Of Suspected Immigrants

By Staff, Aclusocal.org -

LOS ANGELES — On Thursday, a federal court in California ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) unlawfully detained thousands [...]

ICE Detains Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir, Sparks Manhattan Protests

By Nicole Brown and Lauren Cook, Amny.com -

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center on the Lower West Side Thursday, chanting “ICE out now” and demanding to know the whereabouts of [...]

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