Ferdoushi Sharif is a Jackson Heights resident and the mother of two daughters, both US citizens. In 2017, Ferdoushi’s husband Bablu Sharif reported for his annual check-in with ICE but was taken into custody and deported to Bangladesh. Now Ferdoushi is also threatened with deportation. Read More
NYC is home to 3.2 million immigrants (foreign-born people), the largest number in city history. Immigrants make up over 37% of the city’s population. There are more households that include immigrants than there are households without any immigrants. Over a million children (under 18) live in a household with at least one foreign-born family member. Read More
Mehta is inspired by Jackson Heights, and by New York in general. He notes that the city has been thriving because of the huge waves of immigration that arrived in recent decades. The author’s moving hope is that New York can serve as an example to the world. Read More
Freedom for Immigrants has posted resources for individuals and their families facing detention or at risk of deportation. Read More
Sign the ACLU’s petition to FirstGroup plc, the parent company of Greyhound, to demand that they comply with their code of ethics and stop allowing Border Patrol to board and search its buses without probable cause or warrant. Read More
Who We Are
We are a group of people committed to standing in solidarity with our immigrant neighbors who are increasingly under attack. By alerting the public to abuses and disseminating information on the rights of immigrants, we strive to increase awareness and mobilize our community to support those in need.
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Get in Touch
If you need assistance, please reach out to us and we will do our best to get you the necessary support and resources.
We also welcome suggestions and information about other groups or events that may be of interest to immigrants or those who wish to stand in solidarity with them.
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Whether it’s issues of detainment, deportation, workplace discrimination, housing, or educational justice, there is a group somewhere that is ready to lend a helping hand. We have compiled a list of resources to assist the immigrant seeking support or the activist looking for a place to give back. If your organization isn’t on our list, please contact us and we’ll be happy to add it. Please click below for further information.
No Human Being is Illegal
Ningún Ser Humano Es Ilegal
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