As we approach the 100 days of the Biden administration, it’s important to remember that he had bold promises on immigration when he took office. Some of them have been accomplished, but there is much, much more to be done.
On Sunday, Chris Wallace used RAICES’ statement to confront Governor Abbott on his politically motivated actions towards the detention of migrant children at the Freeman Coliseum. Jonathan Ryan, President and CEO at RAICES, released the following statement.
San Antonio, TX – In response to the situation involving migrant children detained at the Freeman Coliseum, RAICES released the following statement: “Despite earlier reports that RAICES provides services at the Freeman Coliseum in Bexar County, TX, our organization has not been contacted to provide the legal services there that we have provided in similar
Statement from Erika Andiola, Chief Advocacy officer at RAICES, on the passing of HR-6: “The passing of this Bill is as a result of years of organizing and pressure from the immigrant rights movement, but we won’t celebrate anything until we see material differences in the lives of immigrants in the United States … ”
RAICES will hold a virtual press conference with border organizations, services providers and migrant children who have come to the U.S. on their own, in order to set the record straight on the reality at the U.S.-Mexico border.
RAICES launched the “Keep The Promise” campaign, demanding that President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress keep their promise to the immigrant community to give our undocumented community in the U.S. the freedom to work with dignity and respect, freedom from detention and deportation.