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This interest group is comprised of academics, practitioners, and students who are currently working with immigrant communities, identify as immigrants themselves, and/or who are looking to find ways to use their work towards justice for immigrant communities.
The group's purpose is to work toward permanent protection, dignity, and respect for the migrant communities worldwide: immigrants, refugees, asylees, and asylum-seekers, including communities on the move and communities left behind. We work at multiple levels, including:
Join Our Listserv: The Immigrant Justice Interest Group listserv allows you to stay up-to-date on all communications among members. To join, please email email@example.com and ask to be added.
Participate in our Monthly Meetings: We meet monthly via Zoom to get updates on current immigration policy and advocacy, discuss current projects, such as policy proposals, and have lively discussions regarding how to meet our goals. We meet on the third Friday of each month from 3-4pm Eastern Time (Time Zone Converter).
SCRA Statement on the Effects of Deportation and Forced Separation on Immigrants, their Families, and Communities (2018), Executive Summary (see Spanish version here) & Infographic.
On Reproductive Injustice: Oppression of Latinx Women
On DACA: Awaiting DACA Decision Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Fighting for Human Connection, Why Failing to Protect Dreamers Harms All, DACA Community Braces for a Supreme Court Ruling, It’s Important to Protect DACA During the Pandemic,
On Deportation: U.S. Deportation Policies have Negative Effects for Everyone
On the Right to Legal Counsel in Immigration Proceedings: Guarantee Legal Counsel for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
Immigrant Justice Newsletter
Community Psychology Immigrant Justice Articles
Immigrant Justice Quarterly Column in The Community Psychologist
APA Webpage on Immigration Advocacy and Policies