Welcome to the second issue of COLLECTIVE VOICE, Immigration News You Can Use!
TAKE A TOUR
We're back from our whirlwind tour in eastern Washington, and it was nothing short of inspiring! Take a short tour with us now - see what your fellow advocates are up to and the resources they can share.
LEGAL ADVOCACY IN GRANT AND ADAMS COUNTIES
Advocates Becky Garcia and Debbie Carlos of new Hope celebrate successful U Visa applications by showing them for all to see...and they now have 18 pending!
Debbie and Becky have accomplished a lot with our friends at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle.
Want to know more about how you can help survivors obtain legal status? Check out NWIRP's Domestic Violence Advocate resources at:
E-mail Gabriela@wscadv.org or Summer@wscadv.org for information on training, planning, and technical assistance offered at no charge to your program. Limited slots are available, so contact us soon!
THE BUZZ ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Human trafficking is happening everywhere, and advocates are looking for tips to identify victims and help survivors get safe. Our colleagues at the Asian Pacific Islander Women and Family Safety Center in Seattle offer information at:
WSCADV and DV advocates from all over the state gathered at the Refugee Women's Alliance's fourth annual Washington State Refugee and Immigrant Legislative Day, speaking with and on behalf of immigrant and refugee survivors.