New Hotline Offers Support for Immigrants in Case of Raids

Nov 15, 2017

Activist Ana Salgado speaks at the launch of the new North Bay Rapid Response Network, November 8, 2017.
Credit KRCB/Steve Mencher

In the pouring rain last week, a coalition of groups announced a new initiative to protect immigrants in our community. The North Bay Rapid Response Network of Sonoma and Napa Counties aims to, in its words, “Witness, Accompany, Advocate and Defend” people who may be subject to immigration raids. Through a telephone hotline wedded to innovative communication software, trained legal observers and citizens agreeing to witness the activities of ICE in our community can be contacted at any time. KRCB News Director Steve Mencher has more:

You can reach the hotline 24/7 at 707-800-4544.