“Sanctuary Cities”

  • IJN Opposes Inclusion of Detrimental Immigration Policies in Appropriations Legislation

    By Alisa Wellek on December 9, 2015
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    IJN sent the following letter to Congress in opposition to the inclusion of detrimental immigration policies in FY 2016 appropriations legislation. Download the letter.   Dear Member of Congress: We write on behalf of the Immigrant Justice Network (IJN), a collaboration between the Immigrant Defense Project in New York, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center in San Francisco, and the National Immigration […]
  • Speaking Out in Defense of Cities that Protect Immigrants

    By Akiva on August 28, 2015
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    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1134″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1089″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]IJN has been working for years to convince localities to pass legislation protecting the human rights of immigrants, including ending collaboration with the federal government’s mass detention and deportation machine. Unfortunately, Donald Trump and others have used a senseless killing in San Francisco to demonize so-called “sanctuary cities” and roll back our hard-won […]