Sanctuary:  organizations – reports and resources

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/local_options-20161215.pdf

for direct download: https://www.ilrc.org/local-options

“Local Options for Protecting Immigrants: A Collection of City & County Policies to Protect Immigrant from Discrimination and Deportation”  Lena Graber, Angie Junck, Nikki Marquez.  Sections include: County & Jail Provisions; Criminal Legal Provisions, City Provisions, Mapping Local Authorities

https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/sanctuary_report_final_1-min.pdf

“Searching for Sanctuary: An Analysis of America’s Counties & Their Voluntary Assistance with Deportations”  Grabe & Marquez, Dec 2016

United We Dream: Sanctuary — #Here to Stay Toolkit

www.unitedwedream.org Immigrant Youth Building a Movement for Justice.

“Five important things you need to know about DACA during a Trump presidency”

 

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project www.nwirp.org 

Education, advocacy & legal services. On their web site, see:

“Important information about DACA” “Upcoming Community Events”

Resources: Deferred Action & DACA; Detention & Deportation Defense; Latest Immigration Updates.  Offices in Tacoma & Seattle.

WA Human Rights Commission 

www.hum.wa.gov

Information, posters on discrimination in housing and employment.

National Immigration Law Center www.nilc.org

“Immigration Enforcement: Know Your Rights at Home and at Work” and other materials

http://www.elhispanicnews.com/2017/01/19/national-map-of-local-entanglement-with-ice/  “National Map of Local Entanglement with Ice”  Article/map on the degree to which local law enforcement offers assistance to federal authorities.

“Tool Kit for an Inclusive Oregon” Innovation Law Lab, Portland OR

https://innovationlawlab.org/inclusive-oregon/

Also see their project “Immigrant U”  (empowering clients to improve legal services)

Washington State Workers’ Rights Manual, 3rd edition, 2014. Full & abridged versions. Available Online – http://georgetown.southseattle.edu/lerc/workersrightsmanual.aspx

See Chapter 10 – “Undocumented Workers”

WA State Labor Education & Research Ctr – provides online materials, and workshops focusing on a range of labor issues, including the rights/needs of immigrant workers

National Employment Law Project   www.nelp.org/publications/?tags=immigrant-worker

Main office in NYC, with Seattle office, staff focusing on immigrant workers’ rights.

A few items of media coverage:

https://www.thenation.com/article/immigrant-workers-are-already-fighting-back-against-trump/ 1/24/17  Links Sanctuary to workplace empowerment & labor strategies

www.politico.com/story/2016/12/sanctuary-cities-trump-immigration-232449

“Sanctuary Cities Stand Firm Against Trump”  On re-affirming Sanctuary, no definitive listing (list notes NYC & SFran to Aberdeen WA & Ashland OR)

www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/11/sanctuary-city-immigration-federal-deportation-trump-threats-budget  “Here are the Sanc cities ready to resist T’s deportation threats (and how much of their budget could be at stake)”

Estimates… from 1 – 2% of Portland to 25% of DC budget threatened

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/sanctuary-738673-ice-immigration.html

“Being a Sanctuary city: what it means, what cities can do, and what they can’t”

12-16-16  (Orange County Register, CA)

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/city-739068-ordinance-council.html

“Santa Ana cements status as Sanc City” 12-20-16

www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/how-sanctuary-cities-are-plotting-to-resist-trump-w453239    Dec 2016  “Ending their Sanc status would be far more economically devastating than if T pulls federal funding” (estimated 300 cities are Sanc identified)

www.sfgate.com/nation/article/Mayors-of-Sanctuary-cities-say-they-ll-fight-10616679.php    11-15-16 Focus: statements of Chicago, NY, Seattle right after election