This Mental Health Awareness Month, RAICES is calling attention to the fact that migrant justice in the U.S. hinges upon equitable access to culturally competent, trauma informed mental and behavioral health services.
For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, RAICES partnered with SIPA (Search to Involve Pilipino Americans) and the Pilipino Workers Center to honor the Pilipino immigrants who launched one of the most significant labor campaigns in our nation’s history: the Farmworkers’ Movement.
Today, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on one of the biggest immmigration cases of the year: Biden v Texas. Watch and learn more about the case from our Director of Litigation, Tami Goodlette.
Like numerous families from the Middle East, mine has built a tradition of breaking fast with lentil soup at sunset throughout the month. Simply thinking about the ritual fills me with the fortitude that I wish for everyone in our community at RAICES.
The border between Mexico and the US has become a nightmare of our own making. Thousands of refugees desperately seeking asylum are facing impossible odds: either detained in squalid and dangerous conditions on one side, or expelled back to Mexico, facing the likelihood of violent or even deadly assault.