Since our founding in 2006, the SIRC has secured legal training in family-based immigration and formed alliances with local immigration lawyers and Bureau of Immigration Affairs (BIA) reps.
We produced an immigrant “Know Your Rights” flier in Spanish and English.
We produced an audio immigrant rights CD with information in Spanish, English, and Mixteco.
Partnering with KSVR, our rights information and PSAs about DACA air locally.
When DACA began on June 15, 2012, we partnered with the North Sound Alliance to negotiate a DACA loan program through the North Coast Credit Union.
From the first Facing Race Report on the Washington State Legislature in 2009, we have endorsed each report.
The SIRC organizes the DACA Legal clinics in Mount Vernon, Washington in conjunction with local attorneys and BIA representatives.
Provide legal rights & advocate training by NWIRP or local lawyers as needed.
Provide referrals to legal advocates & counsel for local immigrants wrongfully detained by immigration officials.
Encourage conversations about immigrants & immigration policy.
Distribute information or lead conversations and trainings on immigration issues.
Gather information about notario abuse to share with Attorney General’s office.
Advocate for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Disseminate information regarding immigrant rights and DACA.
Inform advocates and public on immigration reform and rights.
Counter common myths about immigrants in our community.
Organize DACA legal clinics.
Expose notarios in Skagit and help people report abuse by notarios.
Educate community about loans.