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[A Honduran gang] said they would take my daughter away from me and kill her. That’s why I took the decision to come here. But I didn’t know that I would be locked up for so long... Why don’t they let us out?

- Celina Gutiérrez, a mother detained in Dilley, Texas, according to the Huffington Post.

This webinar focuses on immigration issues and describes how other areas of social justice such as safety net programs, education, and transportation can include an immigration component.  Other topics include gathering community stories and working with other advocates, elected officials, and policymakers.  This presentation also highlights the importance of respectful discourse during advocacy work. 


This webinar was held on March 25, 2015.


To: Catholic Conference Directors and Other State Advocates

From: Jen Riddle - Advocacy Attorney, State and Local Immigration Project

Subject: Overview of State and Local Immigration Legislation in 2014 

Date: November 20, 2014


Alabama Agrees Not to Publish “Scarlet Letter” Immigrant List