We continue our weeklong series on immigration by talking about how to respond and be an ally at a time when immigrants face heightened threats and racism.
Last week, ICE officials arrested more than 600 people across the country. Immigrants say their communities are living in fear, but they are preparing for continued raids. They are also taking to the streets, sharing their stories, and taking part in trainings. What is most effective?
Maru Mora Villalpando, community organizer and founder of Latino Advocacy
Jonathan Blazer, advocacy and policy counsel for the ACLU
Aura Bogado, writer based in Los Angeles
ACLU: Immigrant Rights
Teen Vogue: 6 Ways to Be an Ally to Immigrants and Refugees
The Nation: Don’t Just Grieve for Immigrants—Fight for Immigrants
The Washington Post: RAISING BARRIERS