MOC Confronts Deportation & Eviction Threats to Immigration

Marin Organizing Committee, Deportation, Eviction, Affordable Housing

MOC Confronts Deportation & Eviction Threats to Immigration

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Catholic SF & Marin Independent Journal

Fierce winter rains were not enough to stop over 300 leaders of Marin Organizing Committe from convening to discuss the dual threats many immigrants face: deportation and loss of housing.

Leaders broke into small group meetings at San Rafael Catholic Church to share stories of deportation threats, surprise evictions (including a mother evicted 5 days after giving birth), and rents increased five times within one year, often after tenants complained about a stove burner not working or mold on the carpet.