Mizue Aizeki

Deputy Director, Immigrant Defense Project

Mizue's work at IDP has focused on local and state advocacy efforts to end collaboration between local law enforcement and ICE and to minimize the immigration consequences of contact with the criminal legal system. She also is focused on community outreach to halt the injustices at the intersection of the criminal legal and immigration systems. Mizue has close to 20 years experience in organizing around workers’ rights, racial justice, and immigrant rights and has worked on issues of exterior and interior immigration enforcement She is also a photographer whose work has appeared in Dying to Live, A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid, published by City Lights Books in 2008.