Defund Hate: Defund Hate & Interfaith Community Kick Off Weeks of  Meetings With Members of Congress to Demand They Divest From ICE and CBP in Their Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Defund Hate coalition held an Interfaith Day of Action where members of the faith community met with members of Congress and Congressional staff to demand they dramatically cut funding to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a final negotiated Fiscal Year 2023 budget.  Throughout […]

Immigrant Rights Activists Coordinate Nearly 20 Actions Across the Country as a National Day of Action Demanding the Biden Administration To Shut Down Detention Centers, End Deportations and Release All People in Immigration Detention

Washington, DC — Today, Detention Watch Network, FIRM Action, American Friends Service Committee, United We Dream and the We Are Home Campaign coordinated the “Communities Not Cages” National Day of Action with 20 actions taking place across the country hosted by local partners, including an interfaith ceremony outside of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Headquarters […]

A Day After President Biden’s State of the Union Address, Immigrant Youth Unveil Banner in Front of the White House Demanding He End Deportations Now

Washington, D.C. – A day after President Biden’s State of the Union address, immigrant youth from United We Dream hosted a rally outside of the White House calling attention to the President’s failed promises to protect immigrant communities and demand he immediately end all deportations. Young people traveled to D.C. from across the country, including […]

Beyond the Easiest Cases: New Report from Square One Project Provides Roadmap for New Storytelling in Criminal Justice and Immigration

New York, NY— Activists and advocates, particularly those focused on criminal justice and immigration, have a messaging problem. Too often, reformers make their arguments through the frame of easiest cases – simplistic stories of a “villain” or a “hero” – highlighting aspects of the criminal-legal or immigration system they believe most Americans will find unjust or excessive.  In “Beyond […]

Deportations And Expulsions Under President Biden Exceed 1 Million Immigrants

Washington, D.C. – This week, United We Dream updated their “Biden Deportation Tracker” estimating that over 1.2 million individuals have been deported or expelled under the Biden administration, despite a promise from President Biden himself to put a stop to deportations. Prioritizing the safety of immigrant communities will only happen once the Biden administration ends deportations and provides […]

Immigrant Youth and Allies Rally Outside Krome Detention Center Demanding the Biden Administration End Detention, Deportations and Expulsions Now!

Miami, FL  – Today, immigrant youth from United We Dream and allies from Immigrant Action Alliance, American Friends Service Committee Florida, and the Doctors for Camp Closure Florida Chapter, held a press conference outside the Krome Detention Center to highlight the expansion of immigrant detention under the Biden administration and demand the release of all immigrants from […]

Shutting Down Irwin and Bristol ICE Detention Camps is a Victory By and For Our Movement

Washington, D.C. – Following years of organizing by immigrant communities and allies, the Biden administration announced today that it will end contracts with two immigration detention facilities, set up a system-wide process to review other contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and end a 287(g) contract in Bristol County, Massachusetts. The two facilities where ICE will cut […]

LexisNexis’ Multi-Million Dollar Contract with ICE Proves That To Keep Immigrants Safe, We Must Defund and Abolish ICE & CBP

Washington, D.C. – The data brokerage firm, LexisNexis, has signed a $16.8 million contract to sell a database of personal information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As reported by The Intercept, LexisNexis will provide Homeland Security investigators with access to billions of personal records, including credit history, bankruptcy records, license plate images, and cellular subscriber information. […]

This March marks 21 years of ICE CBP & DHS terrorizing our immigrant communities.

Ever since their creation, ICE and CBP have targeted, detained, abused and deported immigrants while separating loved ones and tearing apart communities. Donate 21 dollars to help us fight back against the 21 years of terror.