Educate the community on immigration issues and their effects on our city and its people; Encourage and empower churches to know how to speak about the topic in a truthful and loving way; Equip community leaders so they can serve their people through legal information and services; End the isolation of immigrant detention through visitation programs; Advocate alongside immigrants and allies through actions such as letter writing, vigils, protests, and legislative visits; Support and promote comprehensive reform that ends the privatization of immigrant detention and creates a path to citizenship.
In solidarity with other immigrant marches and rallies happening across the country, join Waco Immigrants Alliance as we celebrate our immigrant community. It will be a gathering that honors Waco’s rich history of immigrant rights activism and unifies us to … Read more
By Shelly Conlon
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A Waco resident is helping Austin- and San Antonio-based nonprofit group American Gateways expand services to protect immigrants in the Waco area.
American Gateways’ staff attorney, Anali Looper, opened an office Monday … Read more
By J.B. Smith
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President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to build a wall on the Mexican border, unravel protections for the children of unauthorized immigrants and quickly deport several million people.
But as politicians and experts … Read more
At the Dec. 20, 2016 Waco City Council Business Meeting, members of the Waco Immigration Alliance shared personal stories, professional experience, and research that articulates and supports our priorities as a community group, which we are calling on the city … Read more
First of all, we want to express that we will fight for you. If you are feeling afraid, targeted (and we know these are not new feelings for many of you in this country) we have your back. If you … Read more
An Austin judge temporarily blocked the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services from issuing a childcare license to an immigration detention center in Dilley on Wednesday.
Grassroots Leadership, a nonprofit … Read more
This new documentary chronicles the return of immigrant family detention in the … Read more
Open to the public!
April 25 @ 5 pm, Bobo Spiritual Life Center (500 Speight Ave)
Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP – http://goo.gl/forms/6ScSJZMv6k
In partnership with the Waco Immigration Alliance
-Think you know what you believe on immigration?