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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
Oakland Council Votes for Port-Only DAC, March 5, 2014: Full Video & City Resolution (video/mp4 340.3MB) - by Dave Id
For the history books, here's the full 5-hour video of the Oakland City Council discussion on Phase II development of the Domain Awareness Center from March 4, 2014. One hundred and forty-nine public speaker's cards were turned in prior to the meeting. Public comment was unanimous against a city-wide DAC. Council members, after having revealed on February 18 an interest in reigning in the expansive surveillance system that city staffers have pushed, followed through by passing a resolution...
Posted: Sun Mar 9, 2014 7:29PM
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
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
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
Fast For Families In Arizona Update: On Late Night Hype KPFA (audio/x-wav 88.7MB) - by paz
Update: the police have left for now, but we are expecting them to return. Please stay posted for updates and come to ICE to support us if you can! https://www.facebook.com/puenteaz
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:23PM
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
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
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
Film Screening of DOCUMENTED with Jose Antonio Vargas - by Jenelle
Kaiser Center Auditorium 300 Lakeside Dr #206 Oakland, CA 94612
Event Date:Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:56AM
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
International Assembly of Migrants & Refugees Report Back - by Latu Tapaatoutai
Peace & Justice Center 48 S. 7th St. #10 San Jose, CA 95112
Event Date:Fri Jan 31, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 3:22PM
Jesus Guzman From Graton Day Labor Center interview on Setting the Standard (audio/x-wav 149.8MB) - by paz
Jesus Guzman From Graton Day Labor Center interview on Setting the Standard
Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 5:45AM
Jose Matus From Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras in Arizona Interview on settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 170.0MB) - by paz
Jose Matus From Alianza Indigena Sin Fronteras in Arizona Interview on settingthestandard on kpfa 94.1fm
Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2013 5:42AM
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
Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship info SettingtheStandard (audio/x-wav 61.2MB) - by paz
Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform & Citizenship
Posted: Sun Dec 8, 2013 11:30PM