Protect Legal Aid Programs for Immigrants Amid COVID-19
“Why this small piece and why now? Because the pandemic hit Black, indigenous and other communities of color, both in and out of detention, the hardest. Because detention and mass incarceration are two sides of the same coin of oppression. Because the plight of our detained neighbors is a very real and very urgent concern for those who care about racial justice.”
“Distinguishing between Americans and immigrants when it comes to due process is both a violation of the Constitution as well as a continuation of the systemic racism that has brought us to this moment.”
Read more from HIAS PA Executive Director Cathryn Miller-Wilson and POWER about the importance of #PAIFUP, in the Jewish Exponent.