California Wins Fight To Protect Families From Trump’s Deportation Force

SAN DIEGO, CA — The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld Senate Bill 54, also known as the “California Values Act,” which bars local police departments from helping federal officials in the separation of families in California. Trump sued California in 2018 in an effort to bully the state into participating in the administration’s anti-immigrant agenda, which San Diego County regrettably joined later in the year.

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.

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.

Check Out the 2018 SDIRC Award Winners!

On December 10th, The San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium (SDIRC), a project of Alliance San Diego, handed out their 2018 SDIRC Awards.

The SDIRC Awards celebrate work that uplifts SDIRC’s mission to support migrant families.

Eight community members, organizations, and partners were given awards for their outstanding work in 2018 surrounding immigrant rights, advocacy, media coverage, and more.

Congratulations to the 2018 recipients of the SDIRC Awards, listed below.