Posts in Immigrant Rights
Immigrant Rights Organizer

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice ( is seeking a organizer to coordinate and carry out the overall work of the organization, including coalition building, campaigns, communications and administration of our community labor coalition in Massachusetts.

The Organizer will work with Jobs with Justice staff, partners, and activists to carry out the work of our organization and participate fully in the planning and implementation of our work-plan as outlined by our Steering and Executive Committee. The Organizer will work under the supervision of our Co-Directors based in our headquarters in Boston.

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Free Eduardo!

We are devastated to let you know that our beloved friend, leader, and mentor to many, Eduardo Samaniego, has been detained and put into an immigration detention facility near Atlanta. He went to visit family and friends for some needed rest, but instead has been caught up in the unjust immigration system. We are going to need all hands on deck to #FreeEduardo and support him in every way that we can. Please sign onto a petition which is forthcoming and be ready for additional solidarity.


#FreeEduardo #LiberarEduardo #AbolishICE #NoCreoEnFronteras

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How to help your loved one in Suffolk Detention Center (pdf)

This short guide helps you to navigate the Suffolk County system to help your loved one and includes information on how to Find your loved one, How to add money to commissary account, How to create a telephone account, How to visit (Attorney visits, Consular visits, Clergy visits, Spiritual support visits), How to write letters

How to help your loved one in Suffolk Detention Center (Google doc, Portugese)

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Stop Julio's Deportation!

Julio Ramirez is a beloved and hardworking business owner, student,  and dear friend who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on October 15, 2018. He is currently in detention at the Suffolk County ICE Detention Center (South Bay). Julio is originally from Guatemala but Massachusetts is his home. He has been living and contributing to Massachusetts for 14 years and is a law abiding member of our community.

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Free Siham

Siham Byah—beloved community member, activist, and single mother—was detained by ICE for two months and subsequently deported back to her birth country of Morocco at the end of 2017 and her son remains in DCF custody in Massachusetts  We stand in solidarity with her friends and acquaintances from Justice4Siham, FaceBook to reunite her with her son.

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The Springfield “Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance”

The Springfield “Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance” is an Ordinance that was introduced and voted on at Monday’s council meeting.  Passed by city council, it prevents city officials from working with ICE, and provides officers the discretion to allow residents who are pulled over for driving without a license to have a friend or family member pick up the vehicle instead of sending it to impound.


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