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

I followed him. Because I had watched those videos. Because the ghosts started dancing, ghosts of fascism and trains and uniformed men demanding identity papers. Because the smirk made me angry. Because he looked like a cold threat on a warm, sunny day. 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

As I followed hundreds of protesters down the escalator to the Greyhound ticket counter, our lively chant ‘ICE off the buses! ICE out of New York!’ engulfed the sound space of the Port Authority. Read More

Freedom for Immigrants has posted resources for individuals and their families facing detention or at risk of deportation. Read More

A letter from Nick Gulotta, Director of Outreach and Organizing, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: Dear Community Partner, As you know, the Trump administration has released the “Public Charge” rule change. This rule change has not gone into effect. 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.

Please click below to learn more about our history.

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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Upcoming Events

  1. Queens Town Hall on Public Charge

    September 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. Next Meeting: Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network

    September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. United in Outrage: The Resistance March

    September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Additional Resources

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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