The Dream and Promise Act Would Protect Tens of Thousands of San Diegans

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, House Democrats introduced a sweeping bill that would put millions of young immigrants and others with temporary protections on a path to citizenship, reaffirming immigrant families’ vital role in our communities.

San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium Announces New Leadership, Logo

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium(SDIRC) has elected new leadership to its Advisory Board. Lilian Serrano was re-elected as the 2019 chair. She and the new 9-member advisory board will be tasked with leading the coalition for the next year.

SDIRC Advisory Board

2019 SDIRC Advisory Board

 

Lilian Serrano, Chair (Alianza Comunitaria)

 

Juan Perez, Legal Representative (San Diego Imperial Counties Labor Council)

 

Pastor Jean Elise Durandisse, Faith Representative (Christ Ministry Center)

 

Mejgan Afshan, Community Representative (CAIR San Diego)

 

Ricardo Gallego, Community Representative (San Diego LGBT Center)

 

Christina Griffin, Community Representative (Espacio Migrante)

 

Pedro Rios/Adriana Jasso, Southern Border Communities Coalition Representative — Ex Officio (American Friends Service Committee US/Mexico Border Program)

 

Adriana Jasso, Southern Border Communities Coalition Representative — Ex Officio (American Friends Service Committee US/Mexico Border Program)

 

Laura Moreno, Former Chair — Ex Officio (UNITE HERE Local 30) 

Binational Condemnation of Trump’s Policy to Expel Asylum Seekers

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SAN DIEGO, CA / TIJUANA, BC — Today, the Trump administration took the unprecedented and possibly illegal step of introducing protocols to expel certain asylum seekers and force them to wait in Mexico until their court date, which could be a year later, to present their case in the United States.

‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan Violates Our Obligations To Protect Families Seeking Asylum

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced a dangerous and deadly plan to force families seeking asylum to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in the United States.