Tag Archives: ICE raids

CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2018 CONTACT: Hong Mei Pang Director of Advocacy hpang@caasf.org (English, Mandarin, Cantonese) Jose Ng Immigrant Rights Community Advocate jng@caasf.org (Cantonese)   CAA Rallies to Safeguard Immigrant Communities In San Francisco San Francisco, CA— CAA will join today’s … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights: 24 Hour Help Hotline

If ICE comes to your home, workplace, or neighborhood, report this action by calling (415) 200-1548 and send help to those impacted.

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Sanctuary City: What you need to know and how you can help

With the announcement of the administration’s new immigration memos, this is undoubtedly a dangerous time for our communities, especially for immigrants who are being targeted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As you may have read, there are reports … Continue reading

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Residents Speak Passionately for San Francisco Immigration Reform (World Journal)

President Barack Obama’s indication that he wants comprehensive immigration reform steered the interests of immigrant rights movements and led to a joint hearing on April 13th held by the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission and Human Rights Commission. Hundreds of Latinos, ethnic Chinese and other immigrants showed up the Board of Supervisor’s chambers to speak about the difficulties and fear that they faced. Continue reading

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“The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on San Francisco Communities” Public Hearing

The San Francisco Human Rights Commission (HRC) and the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission (IRC) is holding a joint public hearing: “The Impact of Immigration Enforcement on San Francisco Communities.” This hearing will serve as a forum for those affected … Continue reading

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Stories of fear and sadness shared at immigrant rights townhall

The San Francisco Immigrant Rights Defense Committee held a townhall with community members, residents and allies concerned about the current attacks on immigrant communities last Wednesday, February 25th. The packed townhall took place at the Horace Mann Middle School in … Continue reading

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Community Townhall on Immigrant Rights

The San Francisco Rights Defense Committee Invites You To A San Francisco Community Townhall on Immigrant Rights The Community Townhall will convene community members, residents and allies concerned about the current attacks on immigrant communities. We have also invited the … Continue reading

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BART criticized for closing 3 stations (San Francisco Chronicle)

CAA joined other Bay Area civil rights groups on a joint statement Thursday voicing “grave concern” over BART’s decision to close three stations last week after youths heading to a protest over immigration raids began jumping fare gates on their way to San Francisco. “BART took extreme, punitive and discriminatory measures that delayed all passengers,” the organizations wrote in a letter to the elected BART Board of Directors. Continue reading

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