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Fact Sheet: Detention

End Immigration Detention for Vulnerable People Violations of immigration laws are a civil violation, and those in violation are detained in detention facilities as non-criminals. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for immigrant detention facility, though over 67% of people detained are housed in county prisons, city prisons, and private facilities. Many in […]

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Fact Sheet: Racial Profiling

End the use of racial and religious profiling Our communities have been the targets of profiling by law enforcement based on various dimensions and intersections of our social identities. Under the immigration enforcement regime, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and Southeast Asian communities have continued to be especially vulnerable, being subject to unjust profiling based […]

Blogroll, Immigration, Resource

RISE UP! NQAPIA Week of Action Toolkit

ONLINE TOOLKIT Thank you for joining RISE UP! NQAPIA Week of Action on Immigration. The following is an online toolkit to support your event. For assistance contact pabitra_benjamin@nqapia.org or call 202-805-5405 WHY TAKE ACTION NOW? WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR THE WEEK OF ACTION? – Daca & Dapa – Educational Event – Phone Bank – Host […]

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DACA/DAPA

Although the expanded DACA and DAPA programs have been delayed by legal challenges, the original DACA program from 2012 is still accepting applications. What is DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA) & DEFERRED ACTION FOR PARENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY (DAPA)? DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA) Administered by USCIS, DACA provides temporary relief from deportation for certain people brought to the United States […]