Amazon's surveillance company has seeped into hundreds of American communities by throwing parties for police and giving them free devices.
RAICESWe have a Ring camera at one of our offices that provides counsel to immigrants in Texas.
On reading this we are taking it down today. If data is shared with the police, they can share it with ICE.
Throw your Ring in the trash.
Tom Kiefer, who photographed items confiscated at the Mexico border, has his project "El Sueño Americano" on view at the Skirball Cultural Center.
RAICESCan you imagine having to leave your home and grab in one bag only what you need to survive?
Can you then imagine that one bag taken from you?
These images are haunting.
The system of mass detention is cruel and needs be abolished.
You may have heard of the Trump administration’s latest attack on migrants called MPP (“Migrant Protection Protocols”), but you might not know what it is. MPP is a cruel and confusing policy. It’s …
RAICESIn the meantime, be sure to learn more about MPP and sign our petition demanding that Congress defund MPP & @lopezobrador_ end the agreement.
Support asylum seekers.
Together, we can #StopMPP.
The National Bail Fund Network is made up of over forty community bail and bond funds across the country.
RAICESToday, we are paying 200 immigration bonds as part #FallFreedomDay. Right now we're at the South Texas ICE Processing Center, paying almost fifty bonds from this detention center alone. Join us to #FreeThemAll by visiting bit.ly/FallFreedomDaypic.twitter.com/dYFfRCwxSr
A Blue Ribbon Commission with a blueprint to change course on immigration.
RAICESGrassroots immigrant rights groups have just released the #MigrantJusticePlatform! We support this platform and ask the 2020 candidates to commit to radically improve the lives of migrants and refugees. Read the platform and add your name👇🏽
There are more than 100,000 children in immigration-related custody, violating international law, according to the study.
RAICESThe U.S. has broken a record.
We now have over 100,000 children in immigrant-related custody, per a United Nations study.
We're literally the top country in the world for locking up children.
Asylum seekers face barriers at every step, from arriving in Mexico to making their case in immigration court.
RAICESThe immigration news cycle hasn't stopped since 45 took office. These are 7 ways this admin has made it all but impossible to seek asylum in the US.
Please don't allow others to forget. Family separations were just the tip of the iceberg.
A Cameroonian migrant detained by ICE was removed from life support after his family asked that he continue to receive medical care.
RAICES"More than a month later, the man's body remains in the USA, his relatives said they have been given little info about his death, & his brother has twice been denied a visa to travel to the USA to identify the body and accompany it back home to Cameroon."
My mom made it possible for me, an undocumented immigrant like herself, to attend and graduate from Pomona College in 2018, and to be accepted into Yale University’s prestigious History Ph.D. program. I am now on track to completing my PhD program...
RAICESTania Romero is a stage-four cancer survivor.
She's been locked up by ICE in a private prison in Georgia for two months—inadequate follow-ups, post-radiation, & post-chemo care.
They're now threatening to deport her to Honduras.
Help stop it.
Former DHS staffer Miles Taylor once defended a “tough” but “tailored” version of Trump’s controversial travel ban and served under Kirstjen Nielsen during the implementation of the family separation policy at the US–Mexico border.
RAICESGoogle’s new “head of national security policy” was chief of staff at DHS to Nielsen, who separated families & oversaw concentration camps full of kids.
He defended the Muslim travel ban & called it “tough.”
@Google where do you stand?
The facility had proved inadequate for the women being held there, but now lawyers are struggling to find their clients — and ensure they’re properly cared for
RAICES"Just as the [#ShutdownKarnes] campaign was gaining traction online, ICE did something surprising..."
We still don't know where the majority of these women are.
RAICESICE has disappeared hundreds of women from Karnes.
We don't know where they are. We don't know their condition. Our lawyers can't reach them.
At Karnes, women were denied cancer treatment, on the verge of suicide. Now kids will be there.
Major banks supporting the private prisons behind mass incarceration and immigrant detention have now committed to not renew $2.4B in credit lines and term loans to industry giants GEO Group and CoreCivic.
RAICES🚨 GOOD NEWS: All major banks that supported the private prisons behind mass incarceration and immigrant detention have now committed to NOT renew credit lines/loans to GEO Group and CoreCivic.
This is a HUGE win.
Autumn Peltier, 'Little Miss Flint,' and Xiye Bastida are just a few who have been advocating for their community and the environment.
RAICESWe're taking the climate crisis seriously at RAICES (so should you) that's why on this #FridaysForFuture we want to give a special shoutout to these 3 activists of color who are speaking out about climate justice and the environment.
Email ICE to release women in need of medical care from Karnes and ask them to put an end to family detention. Help us free sick women from custody now so that they can seek the medications and med…
RAICES🚨📣 We need your help again!
Use this form 👇🏾 to email ICE & demand the IMMEDIATE release of women in need of medical care from Karnes and an end to family detention. 👇🏾👇🏾
RAICES🚨 KARNES UPDATE: We've just received info that women have started to get transferred out of Karnes. Some of them are being separated from their daughters to be taken to different facilities around the country.
📢 Email ICE directly to #ShutDownKarnes 👇🏾
A 12-year-old Bahamian girl was separated from parents in Nassau after being rescued from Abaco. She ended up in a Miami home for abused or abandoned kids.
RAICES“To go through that harrowing experience with your children, and then for one to be taken away from you?”
They came looking for safety after losing everything due to Hurricane Dorian and instead they were separated. DHS needs to #FreeKaytora
Contemporary gun violence is not so much terrorism as tradition. It is deeply intertwined with the white supremacist foundations of the United States.
RAICES“The truth is that contemporary gun culture is deeply intertwined with the white supremacist foundations of the U.S.”
🗞 Excellent read that describes how recent shootings might be better understood not as acts of terror, but of national restoration.
Step by malicious step, the Trump administration is turning the American immigration system into an apparatus of appaling, intentional cruelty.
RAICESThe Trump admin is now threatening to deport patients, including children with leukemia, muscular dystrophy, & cystic fibrosis. This means suspending or interrupting medical care, which in some instances is a death sentence.