The Video as Evidence Guide: U.S. Immigration aims to help attorneys introduce video evidence that will pass legal muster in a removal hearing challenging an immigrant’s removability, as well as help advocates and community members safely, ethically and effectively document encounters with immigration enforcement.
Incarcerated individuals are working with loved ones, journalists, and advocates to get their messages into the world by recording their phone and video calls, but some have already faced retaliation for speaking out.
This post recaps the WITNESS US team’s recent video evidence and advocacy trainings with immigrant rights defenders and attorneys in Tijuana, Mexico.
Michelle Serrano, Texas-native and Comms Strategist for the Rio Grande Valley Equal Voice Network, shares tips for journalists reporting on immigration issues and how they impact communities on the US-Mexico border.
This post recaps the WITNESS US teams Eyes on the Border video documentation and advocacy trainings with directly impacted communities in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
WITNESS, Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), and New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) created this resource to inform people that they have the right to film and document Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting and arresting immigrants outside of courthouses.