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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
Thoughts on the AP's dropping the words "illegal" and "undocumented" - by Tommi
The Associated Press has (thankfully) recently dropped the use of the word "illegal immigrant" from its stylebook. (Amy Goodman explains the "Drop the I-Word" campaign at http://www.democracynow.org/2013/4/4/drop_the_i_word_in_victory) However, AP has also stopped using the term "undocumented," which is currently often used by immigration advocates, in contexts such as "undocumented students," "undocumented migrants," or "undocumented workers". So what to call people do not have valid immi...
Posted: Fri Apr 5, 2013 7:16AM
Kathy And Ana: Four Weddings on Two Continents, But Still No Recognition by U.S. Governmen - by out4immigration
We know that the “Defense of Marriage Act” and our immigration laws are the only things standing between us and our future together in the United States. I cannot make this more clear: I do not want to be forced to leave my country, but we cannot build a future together separated by 3,600 miles. My love for Ana cannot wait. Equality for all lesbian and gay couples cannot wait.
Posted: Thu Feb 7, 2013 11:40AM
Needed: May Day & Sept 1 General Strike for Amnesty for Undocumented Immigrants - by Labor Creates All Wealth
The only viable solution to the failed immigration policies in relation to undocumented immigrants is TOTAL AMNESTY FOR ALL THOSE WHO CAN PROVE THEY HAVE BEEN HERE A YEAR. It worked in 1986 and it can certainly work now. The only reason the Democrat-Republicans refuse to support amnesty as they are union-busters as the economy is ripe for labor organizing.
Posted: Thu Feb 7, 2013 8:30AM
The Argument for Amnesty: An Immigration Policy That Works for All - by Mark Vorpahl
Millions experience the repressive nature of the U.S. immigration system on a daily basis, lifting its need for reform to a level of urgency. And fixing this broken program is integral to building the unity among U.S. workers that is required to challenge corporate America’s attacks on our wages, rights, public social services, and living conditions.
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2013 1:58PM
Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) for Same-Sex Binationals Introduced in Congress - by Out4Immigration
The Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), legislation that would provide gay and lesbian Americans with foreign partners equal immigration rights, was introduced today in the 113th Congress by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY).
Posted: Wed Feb 6, 2013 9:01AM
U.S.-Canada Harmonizing Border Security and Immigration Measures - by Dana Gabriel
As part of a North American security perimeter, both countries are further harmonizing border security and immigration measures. Canada is further taking on U.S. security priorities and this could include a bigger role in the war on terrorism.
Posted: Tue Feb 5, 2013 3:05PM
Waging War on Immigrants - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:03AM