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Supporting Immigrant Communities in the Yakima Valley

Advocacy Alerts

ICE Flights to Yakima

Once or twice a week, ICE transfers detainees to/from border towns through the Yakima airport.

Learn more about the ICE Flights through Yakima.

If you’d like to observe the transfer of detainees at the Yakima Airport’s ICE Air flights, watch the announcements on our Facebook page.

Yakima in the ICE deportation pipeline

Keep Washington Working

We celebrate the signing of the Keep Washington Working Act on May 21, 2019 which disentangles the government of the State from the Federal government for immigration enforcement purposes. It effectively guarantees that he State will not play an active part in helping remove people from the United States. Initially proposed last year by Senator Wellman, the bill is well supported among the immigrant rights community. Learn more

Real ID

Have you been issued a “Federal Limits Apply” Drivers License or ID Card from the Department of Licensing and want to let more about the restrictions surrounding its use?  Learn more on our Real ID page.

Bus Travel and Customs Border Patrol

Please prepare any family members and friends who may be traveling by bus  – so they know their rights!  Learn more about CBP and Bus Travel & Know Your Rights during Travel.

 

Training Community Allies

Raid Response Verifiers and Accompaniment Training in Yakima Valley

We are planning several upcoming Trainings in Yakima and the Lower Valley in the coming months. If you want to attend, please contact us.

 


What Does YIRN Do?

Support our Immigrant Communities through:

 

Thank You / Gracias

Thank you to our fabulous partner, the Abe Keller Peace Education Fund, for their support in putting on the Accompaniment Training on November 14th.

And a tremendous shout out of appreciation to our fantastic trainer:

Brenda Rodriguez, Eastern WA Network Coordinator
Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN)

News coverage of the event:

ICE would prefer King County to Yakima for flights, especially in winter  – Yakima Herald October 25, 2019

 


Know Your Rights … if stopped in your car


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ICE Raid Hotline

If you see activities that might be an ICE raid, call the WAISN hotline number to report!

 

1-844-RAID-REP

(1-844-724-3737)

 

Use this Hotline to report Active ICE Raids and suspected immigration detention activity in Washington State.

The WAISN  hotline is staffed by volunteers between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm.