Eyes on ICE: Documenting Abuses against Immigrant Communities

Check out our tip sheet on safely, ethically and effectively filming immigration enforcement abuses in the U.S.

Image: Immigration Customs Enforcement team 

How to Document ICE


From 13-year-old Fatima Avelica-Gonzalez filming her father as he was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) agents on her cell phone amidst her sobs, to the desperation, confusion, and fear heard in the recording of 10 Central American children separated from their families at the US-Mexican border, documentation has a crucial role in exposing immigration abuses and advocating for rights. 

This project offers a deep dive into how to safely, ethically and effectively film abuses against immigrants from ICE agents, Border Patrol, and others through in person trainings, tip sheets, case studies, videos, and more.

Together we will expose ICE and Border Patrol, demand justice, share our truths, and remind the perpetrators: the world is watching.

No bans. No walls. No deportations.

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