Who is the Waco Immigrants Alliance?
The Waco Immigrants’ Alliance is a community group that seeks to make Waco a welcoming place to all immigrants, inclusive of every nationality, faith, and legal status.
Our Goals/ What We Do:
Educate the community on immigration issues and their effects on our city and its people
Provide “Know Your Rights” info sessions, panels, legal referrals, and other resources to the community
Encourage and empower churches to know how to speak about the topic in a truthful and loving way
Equip community leaders and other service providers with tools to serve their people through basic legal information and referrals to relevant services
Work to end the isolation of immigrant detention through visitation programs
Advocate alongside immigrants and allies through action such as letter writing, vigils, marches, and legislative visits
Support and promote comprehensive reform that ends the privatization of immigrant detention and creates a path to citizenship
Assist eligible families with fundraising campaigns for detention & deportation defense
Manage the Waco Community Defense Hotline for immigrants in crisis