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Want to learn more about immigration?

Check out the following resources online or at your local library.

Immigration Today

History of Immigration

Children and Immigration

Art and Immigration

Poems, Essays, and Blogs


Find out what’s happening in the community.

Learn more about the groups, events, and people connected to immigration issues in Tacoma and the broader Puget Sound region.

Tacoma Community House

Tacoma Community House is a community-based service center for immigrants, refugees, and long-time South Sound residents seeking enrichment and pathways to self-sufficiency. Visit www.tacomacommunityhouse.org for more information.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. For more information, visit www.nwirp.org

Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) Resistance Group

NWDC Resistance is a grassroots undocumented-led movement that works to end the detention of immigrants and stop all deportations. Find out more about their efforts at www.nwdcresistance.org

Tacoma Refugee Choir

The Tacoma Refugee Choir is a diverse, non-auditioned choral ensemble dedicated to using music’s exceptional power to foster unity, joy, and meaningful action and dialogue. They seek to support and befriend former refugees that now call Tacoma home and to use their voices to advocate for greater compassion for refugees who continue to suffer. To learn more, visit refugeechoir.org

Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation and Park

CRPF is a nonprofit organization that advances civic harmony by way of the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park.  The Chinese garden motif allows the park to stand both as an acknowledgement of the forceful expulsion of the Chinese population by the City of Tacoma in 1885 as well as a celebration of the city’s multicultural past, present, and future. For more information about the organization and details about upcoming events, visit www.tacomachinesepark.org