Nowadays there is a terrible situation going on with immigrant families from Sacramento who go to the border. There have been cases where children were separated from their families, then incarcerated at the border.
It might be frustrating to see how this situation keeps going but there are some ways in which you can help out. Even if Sacramento is very far away from the nearest border, there is a large number of opportunities for those who want to help at a local level or at a national level, and here in Make a Wish Sacto you will have the chance to do so.
Search For Charities
It is advised that you look for reliable charitable organizations in web pages dedicated to showing them, such as the Charity Navigator or ProPublica. Learn how to choose the right charity and help out everyone.
Official Support To Immigrants
Among the most relevant organizations that are currently supporting immigrants, we find the Sacramento Immigration Coalition and the Area Congregations Together and finally the Sacramento Family Unity, Education, and Legal Network.
Assist To The Events
The before mentioned group, the ACT is going to go to the California border, in San Ysidro. The organized an interfaith mass. This mass main purpose is to bring the moral crisis we’re going through to the table.
There is a Families Belong Together rally that’s going to take place in Sacramento, on Capitol Mall, to highlight that families belong together.
Become A Legal Observer
Legal observers are the people who train to be an authentic “moral witness” to operations from Ice. If you want to be part of this, you can subscribe yourself in the Sacramento Immigration Coalition.
There you will be trained by experts in legal fields to be part of the official team that responds to Ice and that tries to bring legal and social resources to the families affected.
This organization tries to protect the legal rights of the immigrants, no matter if they are refugees, asylum seekers or anything else.
Who Provides It
The McGeorge School of Law is offering services in their Immigration Law Clinic, where students try to help people who can’t pay for healthcare.
The Sacramento Family Unity, Education and Legal Network for Immigrant is responsible for giving preparation to immigrants on how to defend against deportation.
The ACLU Immigrant’s Rights Project is the one who has a purpose to protect all the civil liberties that immigrants should have, they try to increase awareness on their situation and to eradicate discrimination against immigrants.
The Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley has been giving provisional shelter, food, and more personal and necessary products and supplies to immigrants.
It is important to inform yourself how to help out those in need, these options will lead you to what you can do to help.