Updated: Jul 19, 2019
RAPID RESPONSE NETWORK IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
The Rapid Response Network (RRN) in Santa Clara County is a community defense project developed to protect immigrant families from deportation threats and to provide accompaniment support during and after a community member’s arrest or detention. Anyone can call the 24/7 hotline to report ICE activity in our county and receive help in real time!
The Rapid Response Network Relies on volunteers to protect our neighbors at risk of ICE activity. REGISTER HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RRN AND HOW TO GET INVOLVED.
When You Call the Rapid Response Network:
An experienced dispatcher will support members of our community in asserting their rights and will dispatch trained responders to the site.If needed, rapid responders will conduct legal observation and documentation that may be used to support the immigration case of the community member.If a community member is detained, we connect them to immigration attorneys and activate accompaniment teams to provide moral support to the family.No families in our community will have to go through this painful process alone! ANY concerned community member in Santa Clara County can call the hotline when:they suspect immigration enforcement activity in their neighborhoodare the target of an enforcement activityhave had a loved one detained by ICE.
JOIN THE RAPID RESPONSE NETWORK IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Immigrants Have Rights Too! Regardless of your immigration status, you have constitutional rights! Attend a “Know Your Rights Training” to learn what those rights are, how to assert them, and to receive support preparing a family emergency plan. To learn more or request a Know Your Rights Training, email Eunice Hernandez at Sacred Heart Community Service here.
The Network Needs YOU! If you want to stand in solidarity with families impacted by immigration activity in your community, attend a Rapid Response Training. Register HERE. To request a Rapid Responder Training, email Carol Stephenson at Sacred Heart Community Service.
Please note: this is not a general information hotline.; If you are seeking general immigration services, please contact a community-based organization in your area. The Rapid Response Network is a collaborative project led by Sacred Heart Community Service, PACT, Pangea Legal Services, LUNA, Human Agenda, SOMOS Mayfair, Amigos de Guadalupe, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, the South Bay Labor Council, the City of San Jose Office of Immigrant Affairs, and the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations