Local families are facing financial hardship and the threat of separation due to unjust deportation actions. In April the Oregonian reported on a Hillsboro mother threatened with immediate deportation.
"She has three children, all U.S. citizens, ages 13, 8 and one. Either they will be left in America without their mother, or they will effectively be deported from the land of their birth and citizenship...''
Defensa de la Dignidad is raising funds to assist immigrants in our community pay for legal services essential to keep their families together. By joining together we can make positive and lasting differences in the lives of those around us.