Today’s newsletter offers a look at the emerging demographic picture in Queens after a surprisingly successful 2020 census count, thanks in part to months of work and outreach by immigrant justice organizations. Read More

The full story of the damage and human loss from Wednesday’s storm is emerging. The torrential rains, carried here on the winds of Hurricane Ida and climate change, created deadly flooding in our neighborhood and across the city where at least 13 people were killed. Read More

On August 10, trans Latinx folks and friends, allies, and families gathered in central Queens to celebrate their community power and collective resilience. Read More

This week’s newsletter features an in-depth article on the history of anti-Asian violence in the US. Even as the media spotlight dims, attacks on people of Asian descent continue. JHISN joins the collective call to #StopAsianHate. 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

The New York Department of Labor has created a form to apply to the Excluded Workers Fund at dol.ny.gov/EWF FAQ pages are available in 13 languages. 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

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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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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