Unlawful Click and Arrest Tactic at the Heart of ICE’s Secure Communities Dragnet on Trial

After years of constitutional violations committed by ICE, this week, ICE’s deportation dragnet itself is on trial. Gonzalez v. ICE, a landmark class-action lawsuit, began a three-week trial this Tuesday (05/07/2019) in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. The lawsuit challenges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE’s) unconstitutional practice of asking local law enforcement to incarcerate individuals based on nothing more than incomplete and error-ridden database information.

Day Laborer Organizations Protest a “Disaster for Day Laborers” Demand that NYC better train and protect City’s immigrant construction workers

After the deaths of three immigrant construction workers during the past week, and the notice that New York City intends to proceed with enforcement of training requirements, NYC day laborer organizations announced a protest against the lack of access to training and the botched implementation of a training law, particularly for immigrant workers.

Two Dozen Groups Call Out OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens & Undersheriff Don Barnes for Siding with Hate Group Against California Law

On Friday morning, a broad coalition of Orange County neighborhood, student, immigrant and civil rights organizations denounced O.C. Sheriff Sandra Hutchens and Undersheriff Don Barnes for siding with President’s Trump’s anti-immigrant policies and for seeking to expand ICE’s capacity to separate families in the county.