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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level State, National
State(s) All States
Source Mijente
Policy Areas Data & Technology
With the willing collaboration of Silicon Valley, the Trump administration has accelerated and expanded its crackdown on migrant communities. Companies like Palantir, Amazon, Salesforce, and dozens of others have pursued federal government contracts to arm agencies like Immigration...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health
The health and well-being of undocumented boys and men of color are vital to the future of California. State and local lawmakers must make the lived experiences of undocumented boys and men of color a focal point of health care, immigration, criminal justice, and education policiy....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) Connecticut
Source The Center for Popular Democracy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Housing, Health
Connecticut’s Latinx and immigrant communities are being disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT) launched an impact survey to more fully understand key issues facing people of color and immigrants related to employment, housing, health,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County, Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) California
Source The Greenlining Institute
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health
For undocumented immigrants, the explicit denial of coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has kept many without access to preventive services and basic health care. Although ACA enrollment in California has far outpaced any other state, over one million undocumented immigrants...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Housing, Public Safety, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
There have been numerous reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") arresting people across the United States....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level State
State(s) Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Source People's Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development
U.S. Gallup polls indicate that individuals living in rural and small-town communities have a hostile view towards immigrants in the United States. In 2019 People’s Action launched a campaign in Michigan, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania with the goal of “building a bigger we”, or...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Education, Economic Justice, Civil Rights
There are 2.1 million undocumented college-age individuals in the country who have overcome significant obstacles in order to pursue their education and the American dream. Given some encouragement and support, these students, often called Dreamers, could reach their potential and...

Type Ordinance
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Illinois
Source Chicago City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety
This ordinance prohibits agents or agencies from participating in civil immigration enforcement operations or assisting the civil enforcement of federal immigration law. Specifically, they shall not stop, arrest, or detain a person based upon an administrative warrant, an immigration...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety, Finance & Procurement, Children & Families, Democracy & Governance
As the Trump administration begins to implement its immigration policy agenda the issue of local assistance with federal immigration enforcement officials is back in the spotlight. So-called sanctuary jurisdictions are one focus of that debate. Sanctuary counties - as defined by this...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, National
State(s) All States
Source Faith in Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Spaces, Public Safety
Sanctuary is a tool that provides a place of refuge and safety to those facing deportation. This report provides a brief history of the Sanctuary movement and outlines the resurgence of the Sanctuary movement under the Trump Administration. Additionally, this report calls for the...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
The estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. face massive challenges under President Donald Trump's administration. Increased anti-immigrant rhetoric, deportations carried out through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Department of Justice's threats...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level County
State(s) All States
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Finance & Procurement, Children & Families, Housing, Public Safety
In response to President-elect Donald Trump's promise to deport two to three million immigrants when he takes office, many cities and counties across the United States are seeking to enact local policies (often referred to as "sanctuary" or "welcoming") to protect their immigrant...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Immigrant Defense Project
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Public Safety, Data & Technology
Smart borders involve the expanded use of surveillance and monitoring technologies including cameras, drones, biometrics, and motion sensors to stop unwanted migration and track migrants. This report details some of the more prominent deployments of smart-border technologies. Beyond...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level County
State(s) California
Source U.C. Berkeley Center For Labor Research and Education
Policy Areas Finance & Procurement, Health, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
This report evaluates the impact of various California County programs which exteneded public healthcare to undocumented immigrants....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Housing, Public Safety, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Transportation & Mobility
Providing undocumented immigrants access to driver's licenses has become a focus of many immigrants' rights organizations and of communities that recognize the important role immigrant residents play as part of these communities. Progressive proponents of providing access to driver's...

Type Executive Order
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) Ohio
Source Mayors Innovation Project
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families
The Mayor of Columbus Ohio issues an order protecting people without documentation from deportation and expanding immigration protection services....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, State
State(s) All States
Source People's Action
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Education
The higher education system is a major force in economic, racial, and gender inequality that serves the pockets of corporations and the ultra-wealthy. This report delves into the principles, membership, and strategies of Student Action, a group devoted to utilizing direct action,...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2021
Level State, National
State(s) Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania
Source The Center for Popular Democracy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Health
Organizers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and North Carolina conducted interviews with over 900 Latinx immigrants (including nearly 400 undocumented community members) about the important issues facing immigrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Faith in Action
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Public Safety
One of the many ways to help a person facing deportation is to lift up their case publicly. The major organizing objectives of publicly lifting up an individual case are to connect the individual person’s imminent deportation and story to the larger local, regional and national immigration...

Type Ordinance
Year 1989
Level City or Town
State(s) California
Source City and County of San Francisco
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety, Children & Families
An ordinance declaring San Francisco to be a sanctuary city and outlining prohibitions on obligating funds toward deportation-related purposes. In particular, no department, agency, commission, officer, or employee of the City and County of San Francisco shall use any City funds or...

Type Roadmap
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source ProGov21
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Economic Justice
Although US immigration policy is regulated at the federal level, local governments still play a role in protecting the rights of immigrants, regardless of their citizenship status, and promoting their economic and social incorporation. ProGov21's Immigration Roadmap calls on local...

Type Ordinance
Year 2008
Level City or Town
State(s) Connecticut
Source City Of Hartford
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Housing, Public Safety, Children & Families
This city ordinance requires that all city services be made available to residents, regardless of immigration status. It also requires that referrals to medical or social service agencies be made in the same manner to all residents, regardless of immigration status. In addition, the...

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