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March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
Assembly Member Alejo Statement on Allegations Against King City Police Officers - by Luis A. Alejo
(SACRAMENTO) — The following is a statement from Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) regarding the recent allegations brought forth against six King City police officers.
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:49PM
Senator Monning Statement on King City Police Department Corruption Scandal - by Bill Monning
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) issued the following statement regarding the King City Police Department corruption scandal:
Posted: Sun Mar 2, 2014 11:46PM
Immigrant Rights Action: Sit-in Blocks Major Intersection in E. Palo Alto - by R. Robertson
250 people marched in E. Palo Alto for immigration reform today. There was a sit-in in the middle of a busy intersection in front of IKEA that blocked traffic.
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:17PM
ACLU Commends ICE for Ending Courthouse Sweeps - by ACLU
Bakersfield – On January 23 the ACLU of California and the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project applaud the Department of Homeland Security’s decision (see PDF) to halt its troubling practice of arresting individuals at Kern County courthouses.
Posted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:20AM
Settlement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Shackling of Immigrants in Court - by ACLU of Northern California
An historic settlement was reached on January 23 in a class action lawsuit between immigration authorities and immigrants who are held in custody during their civil immigration proceedings in San Francisco. The settlement brings an end to the federal government’s practice of forcing detained immigrants to go through their civil immigration hearings in handcuffs, leg irons, and chains.
Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:39PM
Dan Siegel Announces “Radical” Agenda If Elected Mayor of Oakland, 1/9/14: video & photos - by Dave Id
Civil rights attorney Dan Siegel announced his candidacy for mayor of Oakland on January 9 before a crowd of well over 100 supporters in Oscar Grant plaza at the corner of 14th & Broadway. Under an arc of green and gray balloons that framed the Jack London Oak, Siegel spelled out an ambitious agenda should he be elected mayor of Oakland. He wants a $15 minimum wage, public schools to develop into community centers, neighborhood gardens to flourish throughout the city, Oakland police to stop ...
Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:13PM
ACLU Sues ICE Over Unfair Telephone Policy - by ACLU of Northern California
San Francisco – The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC), along with pro bono co-counsel Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP filed a class action lawsuit Thursday (see PDF), charging that inadequate telephone access afforded individuals in immigration detention violates their right to a full and fair hearing under federal law and the U.S. Constitution.
Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 1:39PM
SF Immigrant Film Fest: Official Selection 2013 - by N.W.
The event where refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice takes place during December at various venues in San Francisco
Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:37AM
Free workshop helps undocumented youths become DACA-mented - by Sharat G. Lin
The San José Peace and Justice Center and the Justice Studies Program at San José State University held a free workshop to assist undocumented youths in filling out the complex applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Posted: Mon Dec 2, 2013 1:41PM
Janet Napolitano Visit Protested at UC Santa Cruz (video/x-flv 124.1MB) - by Alex Darocy
Students and workers protest incoming University of California President Janet Napolitano on the second day of her visit to UC Santa Cruz on October 18. Individuals made their voices heard in Clark Kerr Hall when the former head of homeland security met with a representative of UC Santa Cruz's student government privately inside of the building.
Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:43AM
ACLU Calls on ICE to Halt Arrests at Kern County Courthouse - by ACLU
(Bakersfield)— Today, attorneys for the ACLU of California and the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project sent a letter (see PDF) demanding Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) stop its deeply troubling practice of arresting people at Kern County Courthouses. Over the past year, ICE agents have taken advantage of unsuspecting individuals who were attempting to pay fines, appear for court appearances, get married or obtain restraining orders. Photo: Gurvinder Singh and Kuldeet Kaur
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:30PM
The Trust Act, Secure Communities and the Violence Against Women Act - by Steve Pleich
Secure Communities Program Forces Minority Women to Live in Fear
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:59PM
Local ACLU Vice Chair Calls for Community Opposition to Immigration Bill - by Steve Pleich
HR 2278 The Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act is Poor Policy
Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 1:35PM
Deportee (video/mp4 341.5MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Answering Woody Guthrie's Question - “Who are these friends all scattered like dry leaves?” A memorial honoring the victims of the January 28, 1948 Los Gatos Canyon Plane Crash took place in Fresno today. Guthrie’s song inspired organizers to find out the names of those killed in the plane crash that took place 65 years ago. Family members of the victims, friends and allies attended the unveiling of a memorial listing the names of those killed.
Posted: Mon Sep 2, 2013 7:15PM
Caravans Converge on Bakersfield to Press for a Path to Citizenship - by Sharat G. Lin
The grassroots campaign for comprehensive immigration reform ramped up in California during the Congressional recess with bus and car caravans to Bakersfield to urge Congressman Kevin McCarthy to support a vote in the House on a path to citizenship. A noisy crowd of people from all over the state rallied in front of Mr. McCarthy’s office while negotiators met inside. The caravan is but one of many happening through the beginning of September.
Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:05PM
SF Immigrant Film Festival Call for Entries 2013 - by TW
Refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice in this event. Works in Narrative, Animated, and Documentary Short, regardless of the original production format, and the date when it was completed, are considered. Submissions for the longest-running film festival on issues surrounding immigration, should be not longer than 30 minutes.
Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:30PM
6 Immigrant Rights Demonstrators Held in Solitary Confinement in ICE Detention Facility - by Ruth Robertson
Young activists who protested near the Mexico/United States border were cheered on by hundreds on both sides of the international boundary at Nogales, Mexico on July 22. They were able to cross into the US as asylum seekers; their hope is to soon be released from an ICE detention center in Arizona on humanitarian grounds as they all have long standing ties to the US. 6 of the 9 are being held in solitary confinement.The group has drawn world wide attention as they press for the need for mean...
Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:45PM
UNITING FAMILIES must be the bedrock of your new Immigration Law, Congress! (video/quicktime 107.2MB) - by Bill Carpenter & Wei Lee
Rally for Immigrant Justice Market & Post, San Francisco Thirteen-minute QT movie. 112MB.
Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:14PM
NO To Napalitano Say UC Students, Immigrant Youth and Union at UC Regents Meeting In SF - by Labor Video Project
Students and Workers Protested the appointment of US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napaolitano to the president of the UC education system because of her role in targeting immigrant youth and immigrant workers.
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:18PM