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By: Anna Colman

This Mother’s Day: Continued Mistreatment of Pregnant People in CBP Custody Prompts Renewed Calls for Change


May 10, 2024

Today, on Mexican Mother’s Day, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, the Center for Immigration Law and Policy (CILP) at the UCLA School of Law, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) sent a Mother’s Day petition signed by more than 870 advocacy organizations and individuals to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Troy Miller. The petition demands changes in CBP policy to minimize harm to people who are pregnant, postpartum and nursing in the agency’s custody.

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Announcement of Federal Funding to Support New Migrant Transit Center and Support Current Shelters 


April 18, 2024

In this segment, reporter Gustavo Solis addresses the current announcement of federal funding, including using some of the funds to start a migrant transit center and to support current shelters operated by Catholic Charities and Jewish Family Service. Kate Clark, Sr. Director of Immigration Services is interviewed.

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SDRRN Responds to Need for Coordinated Response for Federal Funding


April 15, 2024

The San Diego Rapid Response Network calls for collaboration with the County of San Diego regarding specifics on the allocations of federal funds and next steps for coordination of services to those seeking safety and temporary care in San Diego.

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