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text Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesota - by Ahmed Said
Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesots
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:22PM
image Francisca from PuenteAZ Interview on SB01070 5years later/ Joe Arpio on settingthestandard 120_puentelogo_web-5.jpg original image ( 300x187) - by paz
Francisca from PuenteAZ Interview on SB01070 5years later/ Joe Arpio on settingthestandard On June 18, 2014, alongside our members who have been arrested in workplace raids, we filed a lawsuit against Arpaio, Montgomery, and MCSO challenging two state laws that turn immigrants into felons simply for working to provide for their families. We are requesting an immediate injunction and permanent halt to the workplace raids and to expunge the records of raid victims who continue to face discr...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:47AM
text Misguided Border Security Bill Threatens Public Lands - by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) today jointly introduced the “Arizona Borderlands Protection and Preservation Act” in the U.S. Congress. A press release from Sen. McCain’s office claims that the bill is necessary to grant border security personnel full access to federal lands along the Arizona-Mexico border, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and monuments.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:33PM
text CBP Unveils Body-Worn Camera Testing Locations - by American Civil Liberties Union
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection today unveiled the locations where it will begin its pilot testing of body-worn cameras. The pilot marks the latest effort by CBP to respond to the concerns of border residents about the alarming trend of excessive use of force incidents by its officers and agents.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:54PM
text The Other Interview: Escape from North Korea - by Amnesty International
This is the harrowing story of Park Ji-hyun who was born in North Korea. In the 1990s the country experienced a wide scale famine that killed up to a million people. After her family was displaced, Ji-hyun was left to care for her dying father.
Posted: Fri Feb 6, 2015 6:22PM
text Congress Considers Destructive Border Security Proposals - by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz.— The U.S. Congress has taken up consideration of HR 399, which would dramatically ramp up ongoing militarization in the southern border region in the name of “border security,” including in some of the most sensitive and important wildlife habitat in the nation. The bill would also permanently exempt border security activities from more than a dozen environmental laws within 100 miles of the Mexican border, including the Endangered Species Act, Wilderness Act, and National...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:35PM
image Ahilan Arulanantham from ACLU breaks down "New" Immigration policy on Settingthestandard 120_10298734_10152354988853286_6856623136391597590_n.jpg original image ( 450x450) - by paz
Ahilan Arulanantham from ACLU breaks down "New" Immigration policy on Settingthestandard
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:11PM
image Al Rojas interview on Setting the Standard 120_10644336_833942823328871_2234627503285354711_o.jpg original image ( 2048x1365) - by paz
Al Rojas interview on Setting the Standard on kpfa talking about the connections of politics in Mexico and US.
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:02PM
text The West in danger of forgetting suffering refugees says charity head - by by Ruth Gledhill
The deaths of two Syrian babies from cold last week was an example of the conditions faced by hundreds of thousands on a daily basis.
Posted: Mon Dec 1, 2014 11:37PM
text Winter 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Is Obama's Immigration Plan Too Modest? Proposals Cover Less Than Half of Nation's Undocumented
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 11:14PM
text These Damn Illegals: immigration “victories” and historical amnesia - by Cesar A. Cruz
This is a brief look back at attacks to the Mexican community, to immigrants, and a deeper understanding to who is "illegal."
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:33PM
image Motion made in federal court to dismiss charges against Rasmea Odeh 120_rasmea_odeh.jpg original image ( 555x893) - by Rasmea Defense Committee
Attorneys representing Chicago’s long-time Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, have filed a motion and brief in Detroit’s U.S. District Court to dismiss the indictment against her. They are doing so on the grounds that the charges are the product of an illegal investigation targeting both Palestine solidarity efforts and organizing in the Palestinian community.
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:25PM
text Murrieta protestors willfully ignorant of U.S. role in creating brutal governments - by Gil Villagran, MSW
Who are the people on Border Patrol buses at Murrieta, CA. and why are they invading our nation? The protestors seem oblivious to America’s origin by illegal immigrants to the so-called new world, later to Mexico (now called the Southwest). Patriots would do well to spend their 4th of July, researching our own history. An Internet search of “U.S. sponsored death squads” documents our sordid history of fomenting military takeovers of democratically elected governments in almost every n...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 8:45PM
document ACLU Claim Reveals Tucson Police Continue Rights Violations Under SB 1070 Law sepulveda_notice_of_claim_tucson_police_department.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by ACLU
TUCSON – The American Civil Liberties Union has initiated a second legal claim (see PDF) against the Tucson Police Department (TPD) after finding that the implementation of the “show me your papers” provision of SB 1070 continues to result in the violation of people’s constitutional rights. The provision of the controversial anti-immigrant law went into effect in Arizona in September 2012. The claim filed today stems from a traffic stop this past January in which police conducted an ...
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 4:24PM
image A Farm Worker Union Emerging in Whatcom and Skagit Counties 120_campesinopoderfu.jpg original image ( 960x720) - by repost from karani
“There is no organization out there or anybody that can offer us protection, so we have to do it ourselves.” –Felimon Pineda, VP, Familias Unidas por la Justicia
Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:49AM
document Abuse, Inhumane Conditions, Found at Prisons for Immigrants Run by Private Companies warehoused_and_forgotten_aclu.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by ACLU
NEW YORK – On June 10, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas released the report Warehoused and Forgotten: Immigrants Trapped in Our Shadow Private Prison Industry (see PDF), a devastating look into the secretive "Criminal Alien Requirement" or "CAR" prisons for immigrants. In a four-year investigation of five CAR prisons in Texas, our researchers found pervasive and disturbing patterns of neglect and abuse of the prisoners–all non-citizens, most of whom have been convi...
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:49PM
image May Day marches around the United States 120_wash-dc-may-day-2014.jpg original image ( 300x200) - by Liberation News staff
In recent years International Worker's Day, which originated in the United States, has been revived as a day of militant working class protest in this country. Following are reports from the streets from Liberation News reporters. (Photo: Washington, D.C. May 1, photo by Immigrants and Refugee)
Posted: Thu May 8, 2014 4:24PM
text Alabama to Pay $580,000 in Legal Bills Because of Unconstitutional Anti-Immigrant Laws - by ACLU
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama has agreed to pay $230,000 in legal bills incurred by civil rights groups that sued the state over a provision of its anti-immigrant law that threatened to push people out of their homes. The agreement announced yesterday means that the state has now agreed to pay $580,000 to cover plaintiffs’ legal fees and costs in two successful challenges to Alabama’s anti-immigrant law known as HB 56.
Posted: Tue May 6, 2014 7:45PM
image In The Spirit of the Anti-imperialist Victory of Cinco de Mayo: For Anti-racist Working Cl 120_cinco-de-mayo-facts-mexico-2012_52618_600x450-1.jpg original image ( 600x450) - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Reenactment of the Battle of Puebla during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Mexico City. Photo by Eduardo Verdugo]
Posted: Mon May 5, 2014 12:53PM
text May Day 2014: National Mobilization For Immigrant Workers Rights! - by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
We are calling A national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights movement! Wear White T-Shirt; organize local actions to support immigrant worker rights!
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:42AM

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