CIPC condemns draconian, Islamophobic Trump order

For immediate release: January 27, 2017 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC condemns draconian Trump order banning refugees and immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries In response to Donald Trump’s draconian Executive Order today attacking refugees and immigrants, Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of the CA Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: The ghosts of the most abominable…

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CIPC Slams Trump’s Display of Cruelty Against Immigrants, Pledges to #fight4everyone

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Donald Trump signed two anti-immigrant Executive Orders. The orders launch an unprecedented deportation witch hunt that will criminalize immigrants and further militarize the southern border. In response, Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: “In the face of today’s absurd display of cruelty,…

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Resilience in an Age of Inequality

For immediate release: Monday, January 23, 2017 Contact: Jon Rodney Researchers unveil new data on immigrant contributions to California As communities brace for Trump’s attacks, new report showcases immigrants’ crucial role in Golden State’s civic and economic life “Resilience in an Age of Inequality” points to all workers’ shared interests amid alarming concentration of wealth…

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The Truth Act is in effect!

For immediate release: Jan 4, 2017 Contact: Jon Rodney New CA law bolsters immigrant protections as state gears up for fight vs. Trump   “TRUTH Act” limits abusive ICE interrogations in jails; Advocates unveil Know-your-rights info in 13 languages 2017.1.4 – As California’s legislature reconvenes today, legislation to keep the state out of painful mass deportations will be…

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CIPC praises landmark bill to get CA out of devastating deportations

For immediate release: Dec. 7, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC praises landmark bill to get CA out of devastating deportations “CA Values Act” will also protect schools, hospitals, courts; rejects registry targeting Muslims 2016.12.7- Today, community and civil rights groups across the state are hailing the introduction of the California Values Act, SB 54 by Senate President…

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CIPC urges CA to take bold action

For immediate release: Nov. 9, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC responds to election, urges CA to take bold action The following is a statement from Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center: While this year’s election season has concluded, the fight to uphold our deepest values of equity, justice, and human rights…

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TRUTH Act heads to Gov’s desk

For immediate release: August 30, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney TRUTH Act heads to Gov’s desk, would bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices Bill upholds immigrants’ right to turn down abusive deportation interviews by ICE agents in local jails Sacramento – This evening, the California State Assembly approved the TRUTH Act (AB 2792) by Assemblymember Rob Bonta.…

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CIPC blasts SCOTUS deadlock, urges federal moratorium on deportations and state #TRUTHAct

For immediate release: June 23, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney CIPC blasts SCOTUS deadlock, urges federal moratorium on deportations and state #TRUTHAct Today, in response to the Supreme Court’s “tied” ruling in Texas v US, Cynthia Buiza, Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, issued the following statement: We are profoundly disappointed that the Supreme…

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Gov. Brown Signs SB 10- Historic Health Care Bill For Undocumented Californians & DACA Recipients

For Immediate Release: June 10, 2016 Contact: Betzabel Estudillo, bestudillo@caimmigrant.org (213) 422-7833 Ronald Coleman, rcoleman@caimmigrant.org (916) 475-7156   Governor Brown Signs Historic Health Care Bill For Undocumented Californians and DACA Recipients California To Become First State To Request Federal Waiver For All Californians To Purchase Health plans in State Exchange June 10, 2016 – Today…

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