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Safe and Just: An OCJF Advocacy Agenda for Immigrant and Human Rights in Orange County in the Time of COVID-19

June 30, 2020

OCJF’s seven advocacy priorities that uplift immigrant and human rights. This platform will guide our work to end inhumane immigrant detention, deportation, and immigration enforcement, and to respond to the immediate crisis presented by COVID-19. This document also serves as a public declaration of key short and long-term goals for our organization. We call on our leaders to defend their communities by taking the recommended actions.

More than 50 community organizations and leaders urge the Orange County Congressional Delegation to take action

March 24, 2020

More than 50 signatories have joined the Orange County Justice Fund in asking Orange County congressional representatives to join Re. Lou COrre in pushing for the parole of ICE detainees.
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Borderlines: Women on the Front Lines of OCJF_COVID_19_PlatformImmigration

April 18, 2019

Orange County Justice Fund Board President Jennifer Lee Koh was featured by Imm-Print (an online publication of Freedom for Immigrants) as part a series entitled, “Women on the Front Lines of Immigration”
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Lanzan un fondo legal para guiar y proteger a personas que se enfrentan a la deportación

25 de Octubre, 2018

La iniciativa contempla ayuda con defensa y fianza para los indocumentados en el condado Orange. Abogados expertos en inmigración asegura que muchas personas son deportadas por falta de una representación adecuada ante los jueces.
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Fondo para la defensa de indocumentados en Orange
By: María Luisa Arredondo

17 de Octubre, 2018

En los últimos años se ha debilitado la fuerza política de los republicanos en el condado de Orange, pero su influencia todavía se siente, particularmente en lo que respecta al tema migratorio. La animadversión hacia los indocumentados es palpable por doquier. Muestra de ello es que muchas ciudades del área como Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo y Newport Beach se han opuesto a la ley de California que limita la cooperación entre la policía local y los agentes migratorios para proteger a los indocumentados.
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NEWS RELEASE Orange County Lawyers and Community Leaders Set Ambitious Goal to Ensure that Indigent Immigrants in Orange County Have Meaningful Access to Bond Funds and a Lawyer to Fight Deportation
Contact: Jennifer Lee Koh

October 23, 2018

Established in 2017, the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF) is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation founded in 2017 by a coalition of immigration law professors, bar leaders, and grassroots organizers based in Orange County. The OCJF ‘s goal is to make Orange County the first county in the country to establish a truly universal representation removal defense fund and bond fund for indigent immigrants. The importance of having Orange County, a historically anti-immigrant county, become the first of its kind in the country is not only symbolic, it is evidence of the changing demographics of this county.
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