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.
WITNESS is proud to join the ACLU’s We Have Rights campaign to distribute a series of powerful and informative videos based on true stories to provide real life action points for what to do when ICE is outside our doors, is in our homes, stops us in our communities, and/or arrests us.
This post examines the role of surveillance video in advocating for Juan Hernandez, and fighting against his deportation
Click here to read the full tipsheet Filming encounters with Immigration and Customs Officials (ICE) can expose human rights abuses, deter violence, substantiate reports and serve as evidence. But if the footage isn’t captured safely and ethically, it can put people at risk. This tip