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March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement - by Autonomous Students
March 5-6 UCSC Hahn Occupation Statement
Posted: Thu Mar 6, 2014 10:55AM
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
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
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