Border Region

Only Detention Facility For Gay, Bi, And Trans Immigrants Faces Closure

Posted by on May 25, 2016

The city of Santa Ana in California decided to phase out a contract with the federal government to hold gay, bi, and trans immigrants, giving officials four years to find another...

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Immigration Reform

Immigrant Day – 20 Years Later, California Surges Ahead


Posted by on May 23, 2016

  By Pedro Rios. Twenty years ago today, I felt a lump in my throat as I began the hour drive from San Francisco to Sacramento to join the first-ever Immigrant Day. The...

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Citizenship

Union-Tribune: Military service leads to U.S. 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 May 17, 2016

By The National Immigration Law Center In December 2014, shortly after President Obama announced two new immigration initiatives, Texas and 25 other states filed a lawsuit in a...

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Recent Posts

What Might Happen in U.S. v. Texas Now That the Supreme Court Has Heard the Oral Argument?

By The National Immigration Law Center

In December 2014, shortly after President Obama announced two new immigration initiatives, Texas and 25 other states filed a lawsuit in a federal district court to stop them from being implemented. The two initiatives are an expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and the creation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). The federal district court issued an order that blocks the initiatives from going forward. That case, United States v. Texas, is now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read more here. 

Black & Brown Families Unite: On the 6th Anniversary of Anastasio’s Murder

On Saturday, May 21st, Alliance San Diego invites you to a community conversation titled,”Black & Brown Families Unite: On the 6th Anniversary of Anastasio’s Murder.” This conversation sets the stage for Black and Brown Communities to address law enforcement abuse and over policing in our communities.

Law enforcement abuse in Black and Brown Communities is out of control and tears families and communities apart. It’s time for Black and Brown Communities to unite in a joint effort to demand law enforcement accountability. RSVP Now!

Panelist include:

Maria Puga

(Widow of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas)

Nigel Bryson

(Friend of Oscar Grant)

Jack Bryson

(Member of the Oscar Grant Foundation)

Brandon Duncan

(Community Activist)

Performances by:

Mujeres en Resistencia

Ocean and Shivon Carreno 

Huffington Post: One Child’s Sexual Abuse Allegations Show The Problems With Our Immigration System

Children at a detention center

Children at a detention center

A woman locked in a Texas immigrant detention center is alleging that her 12-year-old daughter was sexually abused by another detainee there last month.

The charges, contained in an affidavit obtained by The Huffington Post and submitted to the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, surfaced just days after the facility won a temporary license to operate as a child care center.