Monica Hernandez is the regional organizer for the Southeast Immigrant Rights Network (SEIRN).
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March 21, 2012
“HB 56 has devastated our community in many ways,” shared Trini in November at the first organizing training for immigrants living under Alabama’s new anti-immigrant law, considered to be the worst in the nation. “But the worst part is psychological. We used to have a life. We were active in our church, we took our children to soccer practice and music classes, we had a life. But when the law passed, we were reduced to going from home to work or school and back. That’s not living,” she told us. Trini’s words took me back to California 18 years ago, shortly after Proposition 187 was approved...