Border Region

Posted by on Apr 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he plans to deploy up to 400 National Guard troops throughout the state to help support existing “transnational crime”...

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Immigration Reform

SDIRC Denounces Cruel Decision to End TPS for El Salvador

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA — The Trump administration announced today that it will end the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 200,000 Salvadorans who have been living, working and...

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Citizenship

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016

By Tatiana Sanchez Daniel Torres, an unauthorized immigrant who enlisted in the Marine Corps using a false birth certificate, became an American citizen on Thursday. He is likely...

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Deferred Action

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018

Local organizations are helping current DACA recipients renew their status San Diego, CA – Today is President Trump’s artificial deadline to end the Deferred Action for...

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Recent Posts

Immigrant Bond Fund Frees 33 People in First Year

SAN DIEGO — The Borderlands Get Free Fund, a fund to help bond out individuals from immigration detention, is celebrating its one year anniversary with a fundraiser tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sherman Heights Community Center.

Trump to Tour Deadly Border Wall During Fundraising Trip

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, President Trump plans to visit the deadly border wall in Otay Mesa while in San Diego as part of a Southern California tour designed to raise money for his reelection campaign based on his hateful and racist anti-immigrant policies.

Supreme Court Decision Against Citizenship Question is a Win for Immigrant Communities

SAN DIEGO, CA —  In a 5-4 vote today, the Supreme Court ruled to temporarily strike the Trump Administration’s addition of a question regarding citizenship from the 2020 Census, citing the official explanation “seems to have been contrived.” 

The ruling came in response to a lawsuit brought forth by 18 states, several cities and several immigrant rights groups, who stated that the question on citizenship would make communities afraid to be counted, thus depriving states of Congressional seats and much-needed resources.

The Supreme Court stated that while the government has the right to add a citizenship question, it must properly justify it, which may prove to be difficult for the Trump Administration to do before forms must be printed in the next few weeks.