“I am writing to thank you for your help, especially for being with me in court…It’s three in the morning and I can’t sleep because I still can’t believe that I’m at home with my children. I can’t find the words to tell you how grateful I am for your help.”
(Released after six months in immigration detention)
CAIR Coalition has joined the national campaign to Reform Immigration for America. In the last six months hundreds of faith, labor, community and business organizations have been working together locally, regionally and nationally to organize a campaign to win comprehensive immigration reform.
As the Administration and Congress prepares to begin debating immigration reform, the campaign urges that the following principals guide our policymakers:
Immigration Reform Must Promote Economic Opportunity
The Practice Manual for Attorneys Representing Detained Immigrants with Mental Health Issues is a joint project of CAIR Coalition and pro bono partner Cooley Godward Kronish. The manual is designed to help attorneys represent immigrants who have mental health issues throughout the immigration detention and removal (deportation) process.
MVS collaboration aids detained man - Thursday, June 19, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mennonite Mission Network) - For Washington, D.C., Mennonite Voluntary Service workers Bradley Jenkins and Rebecca Drooger, a dinnertime conversation turned into a dynamic collaboration of compassion.
Jenkins and Drooger worked to connect their nonprofits, the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition and Christ House, to provide one detained immigrant appropriate medical care and dignity.