Justice Action

Opportunities to be in Solidarity With Our Neighbors

Friday, July 12th, evening – Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps will take place at detention centers across the country to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees. Check online: LightsForLiberty.org for area locations and times or create and advertise your own vigil. There will be a vigil at the Bishop Whipple Federal Building that night as well as on Tuesdays.

Vigil to Object to Local Deportations, Interfaith Coalition on Immigration. Every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Bishop Whipple Federal Building, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling. Opportunity to sit in at court follows. Photo: Marilaurice Hemlock and others from Spirit of St. Stephen are leading prayer in July at the vigil.

Twin Cities World Refugee Day, July 14th, 2-7, Loring Park, Minneapolis

Continue to Act!

Thank you to the members who came out for the Protest & March: Stop Separating Families this past Sunday. For an excellent recap, I recommend Michael Bayly’s blog: http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/

Taking Action on Immigrant Detention: a summary of reported recommendations

Legislative advocacy

Being an Ally During Raids


Legal Support

Political Support

Bail/Bond Funds and Support

Humanitarian Support

Community or Multifactor Support

Direct giving to local immigrants with pending immigration cases

Obtain/Share Information

Political Candidates



Spanish Speakers

Immigration Lawyers

Other Lawyers


  • Contribute to Traci Love art installation project
  • Donate your work to online auction benefiting RAICES
  • Make comfort dolls with You Are Loved

Health Care Volunteers

Other Volunteering



This document has been compiled from publicly reported information about actions that can be taken to oppose immigrant detention. It came from a variety of sources, from published newspaper articles to social media posts. The author of this compilation believes all sourcing is trustworthy, but has not independently vetted all actions or organizations. Please use due diligence before committing time or money to the organizations listed. 

Thank you to Jenn Reyes Lay, our ECC admistrator in St. Louis, for sharing this list.