Steps Forward For Immigrant Rights Organizers — And Some Steps Back

IMMIGRATION ABOLISH ICE
Immigration activists protest against the Maricopa County Sheriff and Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the county jail in an ongoing effort to get immigration authorities out of the jail Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin / AP Photo
IMMIGRATION ABOLISH ICE
Immigration activists protest against the Maricopa County Sheriff and Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the county jail in an ongoing effort to get immigration authorities out of the jail Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin / AP Photo

Steps Forward For Immigrant Rights Organizers — And Some Steps Back

There’s a lot happening with Immigration legislation policy and advocacy right now. Reset checks in with two local groups about the organizing work they’re doing on the ground.

Dulce Ortiz, board president of the Illinois Coalition For Immigrant and Refugee Rights, executive director of Mano a Mano Resource Center in Waukegan

Helena Olea, international human rights attorney, associate director of programs at Alianza Americas