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Obama's War on Immigrants - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:43AM
Federal Court Rules Immigrant Detainees Must Be Given Bond Hearings - by ACLU
SEATTLE – A federal court ruled late yesterday that a class of immigrants detained at the Tacoma-based Northwest Detention Center must be given bond hearings. The court’s decision comes at the same time that hundreds of immigrant detainees are participating in a hunger strike at the facility. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Jones also denied defendants' motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought on behalf of immigrant detainees by the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the American Civil...
Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:50PM
ACLU Comment on Release of Sexual Abuse Regulations for Immigration Detention Facilities - by ACLU
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on March 7 announced that it has finalized its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards for immigration detention facilities (see PDF). Today’s standards are needed because though PREA became law over a decade ago, the Department of Justice issued a rule in 2012 that excluded immigration detention facilities from coverage under PREA.
Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:27AM
Detained immigrants on hunger strike in Tacoma, Wa - by PSL Seattle
As many as 1,200 detained immigrants are currently on hunger strike in Tacoma, Washington, according to activist Moru Mara. The undocumented workers being held in the Northwest Detention Center have passed a handwritten list of demands to a lawyer.
Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:07PM
Puente Movement Arizona Update on Hunger strike on Late night Hype Kpfa (audio/x-wav 94.5MB) - by paz
Puente Movement Arizona Update on Hunger strike on Late night Hype Kpfa
Posted: Wed Mar 5, 2014 5:45AM
U.S. Supreme Court Lets Stand Rulings Prohibiting Anti-Immigrant Housing Ordinances - by ACLU
NEW YORK - The U.S. Supreme Court on March 3 declined to hear two prominent cases involving anti-immigrant local ordinances in Hazleton, Pennsylvania and Farmers Branch, Texas that would have denied housing to immigrants that the cities considered "illegal aliens." The decision will let stand lower court rulings in the 3rd and 5th Circuits, respectively, that found the ordinances unconstitutional and permanently prohibited the ordinances from taking effect.
Posted: Mon Mar 3, 2014 12:22PM
Rodstar from Rebel Diaz Hip hop Group from NY, on Setting the Standard (audio/x-wav 85.7MB) - by paz
Rodstar from Rebel Diaz Hip hop Group from NY, on Setting the Standard. He will be in the Bay area with his brother performing on Thursday Jan 22nd in SF
Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:30PM
Winter 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
In This Issue: 1) 100,000 Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013 2) Does the President Have the Power to Stop All/Most Removals? 3) Chinese Americans protest against Jimmy Kimmel skit 4) Fact Sheet on U.S. "Constitution Free Zone" 5) UT's Young Conservatives Hosting "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" Game (and Cancelled!) 6) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2013 10:19PM
Radio Autonomía: Interview with Members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (audio/mpeg 31.2MB) - by Radio Autonomía
November 11, 2013 Interview with Dulce Guerrero & Luis Leon of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance
Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:41PM
Fall 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
In This Issue: 1) Don't neglect immigration reform 2) Rethink Immigration: A Homeless, Undocumented & Detained LGBT Teen's Struggle for Due Process 3) CA gives immigrants driver's licenses 4) ICE Public Affairs: Rogue office in a rogue agency 5) How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons 6) More than 200 arrested at immigration rights rally in D.C. 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!
Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:20AM
The 2013 National Convention of the AFL-CIO And the Fight for Immigrant Rights - by United Front for Justice and Dignity
The AFL-CIO Trumka leadership manipulated the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles to prevent a debate on the reactionary character of SB 744 which is called "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" but actually militarizes the border spending more than $50 billion in more ICE agents and terrorism against immigrants and millions of 2nd class "guest workers".
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:31PM
Homeland Security Inspector General Releases Report on Border Patrol Use of Force - by ACLU
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report today entitled, "U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Use of Force Training and Actions to Address Use of Force Incidents." (see PDF) The OIG review was conducted in response to a sharp increase in fatalities caused by Border Patrol agents along the Southwest border since 2010, as well as a letter signed by 16 members of Congress in May 2012 calling for a review of these incidents and CBP's policies ...
Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:47PM
Thessaloniki: PAOK sport fans trash the local Golden Dawn office; police arrest 46 in reta - by Katerina Gioulioni
At approximately 6pm on September 11, fans of PAOK, a local sports club in Thessaloniki, attacked the office of Golden Dawn in the city. The attack comes after Golden Dawn issued a statement against a PAOK footballer who revealed an UCK (Kosovo Liberation Army) t-shirt during a match of the football club.
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:35AM
New Directive Issued on Use of Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention - by ACLU
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on September 5 released a new directive (see PDF) regulating the use of solitary confinement in ICE detention that applies to all ICE detention facilities nationwide. The new policy substantially increases ICE's monitoring of the use of solitary confinement and sets important limits on its use, especially for vulnerable populations, such as individuals with mental disabilities and alleged victims of sexual assault.
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2013 1:43AM
9/7 In LA-United for Justice & Dignity: National Migrant Labor Convention - by repost
There will be a national migrant labor convention in Los Angeles on September 7 before the national AFL-CIO convention. The National Migrant Labor Convention will discuss the repression and attacks on migrant workers in the United States and the so called "immigration reform" legislation that includes further militarization of the border and and "guest worker Program that would institutionalize legalized indentured servitude for workers around the world who will be brought into the US.
Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:04AM
Nichte From XICANA MORATORIUM COALITION Interview on Setting the Standard (audio/x-wav 102.6MB) - by paz
Nichte From XICANA MORATORIUM COALITION Interview on Setting the Standard on kpfa 94.1fm
Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:09PM
Summer 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership IS Immigrant Rights!
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2013 1:22AM
Senate Passes Racist Immigration Bill - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:31AM
VIDEO: Eduardo Galeano - "Children of the Days" - by Eduardo Galeano
Eduardo Galeano is the author of many books, including "Memory of Fire" (3 vols), "The Open Veins of Latin America," and "Soccer in Sun and Shadow."
Posted: Tue Jun 4, 2013 5:10AM
Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay April 2013 SHOW (audio/mpeg 125.2MB) - by Radio Autonomía
Full Audio plus individual segments from the April 7, 2013 broadcast of Radio Autonomía: Zapatismo in the Bay on Berkeley Liberation Radio, 104.1 FM, livestream at Berkeley Liberation Radio
Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 7:59PM