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COVID-19 Health Information in Spanish

NEW Coronavirus Benefits for People without Immigration Status in Washington State – English
Información sobre las prestaciones de asistencia publica para personas sin estatus migratorio – Español

Please share with community members who may not have access to information in Spanish.

Proteccion en su empleo en el tiempo de 19

Cómo usar una mascarilla volante

Guia de capacitación sobre COVID-19 para los empleadores

Pruebas para trabajadores volante

Trabaje sano volante

Viajando y COVID-19 volante

Mantén COVID-19 uera del trabajo volante


COVID-19 Endangers Immigrants in Detention

Resolution and Precautionary Measure regarding Northwest Detention Center – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Organization of American States, July 27, 2020  NEW

ICE under pressure to release detainees threatened by coronavirus – The Hill, April 1, 2020

‘Any day the sickness will arrive.’ ICE detainees in Tacoma brace for coronavirus – KUOW / NPR – April 1, 2020

Courts’ Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis – Brennan Center for Justice, March 30, 2020

We Are Like Sitting Ducks – The Atlantic, March 28, 2020

ICE Is Ignoring Recommendations to Release Immigrant Detainees to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus – Mother Jones, March 20, 2020

13 changes to the US immigration system during the coronavirus pandemic – CNN, March 20, 2020

What coronavirus means for tens of thousands of people in ICE custody – CNN, March 19, 2020

‘Recipe For Disaster:’ The Spread Of Coronavirus Among Detained Populations  – MSNBC, March 18, 2020

Groups ask court to order ICE to release sick, elderly immigrants at risk of coronavirus – CBS News, March 16, 2020

 


ICE Flights to Yakima

Press Release: One Year Anniversary of ICE Air Flights to Yakima – May 5, 2020

Once  a week for over a year, ICE transfers detainees to/from border towns through the Yakima airport.

Learn more about the ICE Flights through Yakima.

 

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:

 

Masks for Farm & Warehouse Workers

If you have a group that would be willing to make masks to donate to farmworkers in the Yakima Valley, please contact us!

These masks will be given direct to people working in fields and orchards by YIRN volunteers.

Nurse-recommended designs & sewing instructions:
Design 1 | Design 2 | Design 3

Our Essential Workers Need the Community’s Support!


Social Distancing Advice

Please share this Spanish translation of Social Distancing Advice with community members who may not have access to Covid-19 Messaging in Spanish.

We can all do our part to protect our essential workers in the Yakima Valley!


Know Your Rights … if stopped in your car


English  | Español


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.