JHISN first came together as a neighborhood group in the wake of Trump’s election in 2016. So we look, with respect, toward older immigration groups like NYC-based New Sanctuary Coalition, as we navigate our own ‘transition’ to 2021 and beyond. Read More

Gratitude to all of our readers who have filled out our newsletter readership survey. If you have not yet responded, please fill out the brief survey today! It asks for your thoughts on our articles and gives you an opportunity to describe yourselves to us. Read More

This week we address two things close to JHISN’s collective heart, and our collective work during the pandemic. First, we focus on the newsletter itself. Below is a link to a brief survey that will give us a better sense of how folks are using the newsletter. Read More

Neighborhood Emergency! Donate!

This weekend’s newsletter is dedicated to the launch of our Neighborhood Emergency! fundraising campaign asking our neighbors to contribute what they can to our amazing local immigrant led organizations. Read More

We are living in the middle of a human rights emergency. The ongoing war against immigrants and refugees is a catastrophe, not just for its direct victims, but for all freedom-loving people. Read More

If you stop and think about it, citizenship is a strange phenomenon. It’s an “official” status that gets assigned to each of us, for better or worse,based on lines on a map, and accidents of birth. Read More

At JHISN’s Community Gathering on October 17, activist Denise (Lupita) Romero spoke about her recent confrontation with US Senator Chuck Schumer. Read More

The NY State Comptroller’s Office recently released what they call “An Economic Snapshot of the Greater Jackson Heights Area.” This area includes East Elmhurst and North Corona. 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.

Please click below to access our contact form.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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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