Community Defense

ICE Policing Through the Pandemic

December 17th, 2020 By Immigrant Defense Project and Center for Constitutional Rights On November 17, 2020, at 4:45 AM, five plain-clothes agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) climbed the side of a building in south Brooklyn and attempted to enter a second floor apartment. They banged on windows, breaking one, and threatened the tenants on the ground floor–if they didn’t let … Read more »

Fighting for People With Criminal Convictions and Formerly Imprisoned People

As immigrants with convictions are increasingly vilified and targeted for deportation, IDP works with a broad range of allies to develop campaigns around strategic reforms within the criminal justice system that will reduce both incarceration and its collateral consequences on immigrants. IDP works in coalition with organizations focused on policing, such as Communities United for Police Reform, to provide general support for advocacy … Read more »