Immigrant Rights Resources:
Immigrant Rights Organizations:
1. By County in Northwest Washington
CIELO is a community hub that supports immigrants from Thurston County, as well as Lewis and Mason Counties. CIELO educates, empowers and connects people with the resources they need to achieve their dreams. CIELO supports the immigrant community with education, counseling services and advocacy for those who have been victims of crimes.
*Pacific County Immigrant Support: https://www.pcisupport.org/
Supports immigrants and allies in Pacific County, where dozens of people have been deported. This group visits with family members, arranges visits to the Northwest Detention Center, and raises money to provide for the needs of the detainee and the family.
*Elevate Mason County: http://www.elevatemasoncounty.org/
This group holds weekly Friday vigils to close the detention center and has also sponsored Immigrant Rights day rallies.
*CIELO Shelton: This branch of Thurston County CIELO offers support and advocacy to the immigrant community. Write: firstname.lastname@example.org or all: (360) 868-2431
*KAIRE: Kitsap Advocating for Immigrant Rights and Equality: https://www.facebook.com/KAIREorganizing/
*KIAC: Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center: http://kitsapiac.org/legal-services/
Provides low-cost legal services to immigrants and their families
*Kids in Need of Defense
*Colectivo Legal del Pueblo
*Refugee Women’s Alliance
*Catholic Immigration Legal Services: https://ccsww.org/get-help/specialized-services/refugee-immigration-services/
*AIDNW: Aid Northwest
*La Resistencia (formerly Northwest Detention Center Resistance): http://laresistencianw.org/
“Our goal is to shut down the NWDC, and to end all detention and deportation in Washington State.“
2. Immigrant Rights Organizations in Washington State
An immigrant-led organization building immigrant and refugee power; WAISN has a hotline to report ICE activity, and operates as a communications and coordination hub for organizations around the state.
*Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
*Lutheran Community Services Northwest