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 …

ACLU-NJ provides training on our Constitutional Rights

On Saturday, Feb 25, North Hudson community members came out in the pouring rain to hear NJ American Civil Liberties Union Policy Counsel Dianna Houenou share details on our constitutional rights. If you were unable to attend, ACLU-NJ has downloadable resources available on their Publication page, including: What to Do If Questioned by Police, FBI, Read More …

Booker, Menendez, and Sires, Oh My!

Who says participatory democracy can’t be fun?!? In the space of just over two weeks, members of Hudson Civic Action met with the senior staff of Senators Booker and Menendez, and had an in-person meeting with our NJ:08 Representative, Congressman Albio Sires. For Rep. Sires, we were scheduled for a half-hour meeting, and the Congressman very Read More …

ICE Raids: What is Happening How to Respond

From the National Immigration Law Center: The National Immigration Law Center hosted a webinar on  “ICE Raids: What is Happening & How to Respond” on Feb. 13, 2017. Below are links to the recording of the webinar and a PDF copy of the slideshow: View the webinar recording Download the slides    

CONTACT INFO: NJ District 33 elected officials

Put these numbers in your phone! US Senate Senator Robert Menendez (D) http://www.menendez.senate.gov/ One Gateway Center, Suite 1100 Newark, New Jersey 07102 973.645.3030 973.645.0502 (fax) Twitter: @SenatorMenendez 528 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224-4744 Fax: (202) 228-2197 Cory Booker (D) http://www.booker.senate.gov/ Phone: (973) 639-8700 Fax: (973) 639-8723 Twitter: @CoryBooker One Gateway Read More …

Legal Aid Society Hotline to Assist Immigrant Communities Impacted by Recent ICE Raids

Reposted from http://www.legal-aid.org/en/mediaandpublicinformation/inthenews/lasunveilshotlinetoassistimmigrantcommunities.aspx The Legal Aid Society unveiled a hotline this morning following confirmed reports yesterday of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids throughout the city. The hotline went live at 8 a.m. Sunday and Legal Aid attorneys are now reachable in various languages to assist families who have an immediate ICE detention case, questions about Read More …

SUNDAY FEB 5: Paterson Interfaith March for Peace & Unity

This March for Peace and Unity will begin Sunday at noon at the Federal Building, 200 Federal Plaza, Paterson, NJ 07505, and process to the Great Falls National Park in Paterson. Faith leaders will be offering prayers and prayerful messages about peace and dignity, values that unite all faith traditions. These leaders will include Rev. Joseph Kwiatkowski Read More …

February Monthly Meeting – #INDIVISIBLE

HCA has aligned ourselves with the Indivisible Team as a local Indivisible group. The Indivisible Guide provides tactics and strategies to resist the Trump agenda, developed by former Congressional staffers, leveraging the highly effective tactics of the Tea Party. The national #Indivisible movement has gathered steam very quickly – last week at the first meeting Read More …