Release and Reunification, Not Detention

Last Tuesday, a federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction calling for families currently separated as a result of the administration’s immigration policy to be reunited. The decision requires children under the age of five to be reunified with their parents within 14 days, and all others to be reunified within 30 days.[…]

Thanks to You, Carlos is Safe from Harm

During this challenging year, the Florence Project secured asylum for over 70 unaccompanied children in Arizona, children who fled from violence or persecution in their home countries and sought refuge in the U.S. This means that, thanks to you, over 70 courageous clients, like Carlos, will be safe from harm this holiday season.  Carlos grew up in El[…]

Thank You for Standing Up for Genesis!

Genesis is a transgender woman who is fighting for the right to be free from discrimination, abuse, and life-threatening harm. Genesis was raised by her grandmother in Honduras; however, she often visited her mother on the weekends. When she was about 10 years old, her stepfather began molesting her. She was also abused by boys[…]

Standing Strong in the Wake of Executive Orders Calling For Increased Detention and Deportation

Last week the new administration unleashed multiple executive orders, many of which, if carried out, will have a severe impact on our work assisting detained immigrants in Arizona. We are deeply concerned about planned increases to detention, prolonged detention of immigrants including asylum seekers, and a threatened increase to expedited removal, a form of fast[…]