All items tagged 'Immigrants’ Rights'

Maya Sikand

Maya Sikand (she/her) is an Immigrants’ Rights Staff Attorney from Nairobi, committed to the abolition of borders, prisons, and capitalist empire. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, Maya was at EarthRights International, where she worked with indigenous communities seeking corporate accountability

Kiki Tapiero

Kiki Tapiero (they/them) is a multiracial latinx queer abolitionst and an Immigrants’ Rights Staff Attorney. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, Kiki was a NYIFUP attorney at The Bronx Defenders for two years, where they represented individuals detained by ICE. At

As we look back on 2019, TakeRoot is celebrating the extraordinary courage of clients like Tamara* a Haitian asylum seeker we worked with this year. This fearless political activist was repeatedly persecuted and threatened because of her vocal opposition to