Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project

Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project “It is important to give people the resources to fight their own cases if needed but also to refer them to attorneys where possible…Not having an attorney can be a death sentence because the immigration system is so opaque.”  ...
Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative

Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative

HOUSTON IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES COLLABORATIVE (HILSC) “Creating a collaborative takes people out of their silos and gets them to think about their work differently. Without a coordinator or convener, it’s hard to set aside the time to create those connections. A...
NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs What We Do Community Paralegals MOIA trains Community Navigators and supports the Rapid Response Legal Collaborative – programs which train community members to become first responders and offer legal and social...
Organized Communities Against Deportation

Organized Communities Against Deportation

ORGANIZED COMMUNITIES AGAINST DEPORTATIONS  “OCAD’s work allows individuals to feel empowered, to stop seeing attorneys as saviors, and to teach and spread knowledge to other community members, building a strong collective force.”   – Antonio Gutierrez, OCAD community...