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.
Eyes on ICE Tag
This post recaps the WITNESS US team’s recent video evidence and advocacy trainings with immigrant rights defenders and attorneys in Tijuana, Mexico.
When images of Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Valeria were published recently, we were outraged. We were heartbroken. The situation at the US-Mexico border is a crisis: a humanitarian crisis. Because of the government’s stronghold on the narrative — coupled with a militarized lack of
Gathering Surveillance Video Footage of an Encounter with Immigration Enforcement and Converting it into Supporting Evidence for a Proceeding
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.
Watch our panel conversation exploring how journalists and advocates can work together to safely and ethically amplify immigrant voices.
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
This post examines the role of surveillance video in advocating for Juan Hernandez, and fighting against his deportation