Image: Immigration Customs Enforcement team
Eyes on Ice: Documenting Immigration Abuses
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 immigration abuses by ICE agents, Border Patrol, and others through in person trainings, tipsheets, 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.
Resources & Stories
EYES ON COURTS: DOCUMENTING ICE ARRESTS
JUAN’S STORY: FROM SURVEILLANCE CAMERA TO THE COURTROOM
EYES ON THE BORDER: KEEPING FAMILIES SAFE
FILMING IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS OFFICIALS
Q&A: LEGAL ISSUES AND SECURITY CONCERNS WHEN FILMING ICE
ROMULO’S STORY: USING VIDEO TO ADVOCATE FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS
WITNESS JOINS #WEHAVERIGHTS CAMPAIGN