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The Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance ("MIJA")

is a statewide non-profit organization advocating for immigrants' rights. Montana has a rich history of immigration, but in recent years the contributions that immigrants have made to our State have sometimes been overshadowed by negative stereotypes and false myths. MIJA works to educate the public about our migrant communities, and provide services to empower these communities.


Latest News

  • Victory: Montana Supreme Court strikes down entirety of anti-immigrant law!
    On Tuesday, the Montana Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision striking down the entirety of an anti-immigrant law, which was placed on the 2012 ballot by the Montana legislature and approved by 80% of voters. The law, known as LR-121, would have denied a wide variety of state […]...
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  • MIJA Prevails in Lawsuit Alleging Racial Profiling of Latinos
    Exciting news regarding the proposed class action lawsuit that the Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance (“MIJA”) filed against the Montana Highway Patrol in October 2013, alleging the patrol had engaged in a practice of detaining Latino drivers and passengers for the purpose of checking into their immigration status: On April 4, 2014, […]...
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  • Give the Gift of Family
    This season, please help us give an important gift — the gift of family. There are hundreds of Montana children, all across the state, with parents who are undocumented. These parents have lived their lives with the fear of being separated from their children. Soon, we hope those fears […]...
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