Statement to Hudson County Freeholders, Sep. 14

Hudson Civic Action statement delivered September 14 at meeting of Hudson County Freeholders Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak today. My name is Laura Keller, I live in Weehawken, and I’m a member of the group Hudson Civic Action. I want to speak to you about 287(g) and Fair and Welcoming Community Read More …

Faith in New Jersey presents “Sanctuary Congregation” training

On June 8, First Congregational Church of Montclair hosted Faith in New Jersey for a training in what it means to be a “Sanctuary” congregation.  If you are a person of faith whose congregation is wrestling with how to address the current climate of detainment and deportation, the presentation below is empowering and informative. Sanctuary Read More …

West New York issues statement of support for immigrants, but no new policy

Thanks to Mayor Felix Roque and the West New York Board of Commissioners for taking the time and effort to create a Resolution that affirms their support for the safety and well-being for all members of their community, regardless of their documentation status. I look forward to further steps towards supporting a truly “Fair and Read More …

Tom DeGise and Board of Freeholders: terminate Hudson County 287(g)

Full text of letter sent via email today: Letter to Hudson County Executive and Board of Freeholders – Community Opposition to 287(g) (PDF, 360KB) We, the undersigned organizations, call upon Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders to immediately terminate Hudson County’s 287(g) agreement with ICE. We maintain that Read More …

MARCH 18: Community Forum on Immigration

Community Forum on the Status of Immigrant Rights in Hudson County 3/08 UPDATE: Location has been changed to CEUS office, 4214 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Union City The New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice is hosting a Community Education Forum on the Status of Immigrant Rights in Hudson County in order to educate allies, fellow Read More …