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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
VIDEO: "The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration" - by www.booktv.org
David Bacon interviewed Mexican migrants - legal and illegal. Trade and economic policies that make immigration a necessity must be changed.
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2013 7:51PM
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 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
Petition to support equal hiring treatment of undocumented graduate students - by UAW 2865
In an effort to expedite and further comprehensive immigration reform efforts, UAW 2865, the Union for Teaching Assistants, Tutors and Readers at the University of California, is fighting for equal academic and professional opportunities for undocumented students.
Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:10AM
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
Abierta convocatoria al 4to Festival de Cine Inmigrante de San Francisco - by CT
Refugiados, desplazados, inmigrantes y exiliados cuentan con una muestra cinematográfica en EEUU que retrata su situación
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:55AM
Sweet sound of global philanthropy - by Bernard Hours
Bernard Hours is an anthropologist and honorary director of research at the Institute of Research for Development (IRD). His latest book is Développement, Gouvernance, Globalisation: du XXème au XXIème Siècle”, L’Harmattan, Paris, 2012
Posted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 10:26AM
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
Plenty of Reason to Speak Up on Immigration - by Steve Pleich
Local Electeds Really Need to Hear the Voice of the People
Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 1:13PM
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
California Trust Act Moves Forward - by Steve Pleich
Trust and Equal Protection Under the Law
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 2:50PM
UC Davis, Cesar Chavez and Disrespecting the Legacy - by Francisco J. Dominguez, Photographer
We strongly believe that our children would be much better served by the teachers and teachings of non-violence, compassion and humanitarian concerns.
Posted: Tue Apr 9, 2013 12:45PM
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
Successful U.S. Businesswoman Forced to Commute to Los Angeles While Family Lives in Exile - by out4immigration
American Rita Boyadjian and her German life partner, Mara, met in Cologne, Germany at a European Gay Pride celebration in 2002 while Rita was touring Europe on vacation. They fell madly in love and began a long-distance relationship. After 18-months of flying back and forth every 3 to 4 weeks while visiting on a tourist visa, Mara was able to obtain a student F-1 visa that allowed her to live legally in the U.S. for a four-year Bachelor’s degree program in Los Angeles.
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:11PM
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