In October 2023 the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity organized a pilgrimage known as the Pilgrimage to HEAL our communities with the objective of orchestrating an event to shed light on the budget initiative throughout California known as Healthy Economies Adapting to Last (HEAL), and to protest the detention of immigrants held in centers all over California.
It’s a pretty general belief that people want to feel safe in their homes. Nobody wants to leave their home out of fear and start over in a place that does not know their language, traditions, or culture.
In San Francisco and Fresno, protests were held by the California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice, survivors of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, and other organizations at the ICE offices.
On August 22 at 9 a.m., the Board of Supervisors will be conducting the annual TRUTH Act community forum to provide information to the public about ICE’s access to individuals and to receive and consider public comment.
Governor Gavin Newsom launched a pilot program to assist undocumented farmworkers with legal assistance for state labor investigations.
In early 2020, there was a possibility of a detention center opening in McFarland, a residential area where immigrants make up around 33% of the overall population according to the census.