The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project provides free legal and social services to detained adults and children under threat of deportation.
On any given day
immigrant adults and children are detained in Arizona.
Detained immigrants facing deportation in the U.S. do not have the right to a public defender. Without representation, many will lose their case and get sent back to the conditions they are fleeing. To some, this is a death sentence.
The Florence Project is deeply saddened and disturbed by Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling, in the case of Guzman-Chavez, that the government can indefinitely detain some immigrants with no eligibility for [...]
The Florence Project and its partner organizations supporting migrants at the Arizona/Sonora border are relieved that some asylum seekers are finally able to seek protection at the Nogales Port of [...]