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What's Causing The Latest Immigration Crisis? A Brief Explainer - by VC
What's Causing The Latest Immigration Crisis? A Brief Explainer by Alan Greenblatt July 09, 201410:54 AM ET
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 1:10PM
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
California Groups Reject DHS’s Attempt to Strong-Arm State on Driver’s Licenses - by ACLU of Northern California
Los Angeles - Drive California, a statewide coalition composed of a broad range of civil and immigrants’ rights groups including California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPIC), Presente, the ACLU of California, Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN), and TODEC-Training Occupational Development Educating Communities Center, strongly object to DHS’s refusal to let California move forward with creating a driver’s license that protects immigrant communities from discrimination.
Posted: Wed May 7, 2014 5:31PM
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
Cinco de Mayo - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). Cinco de Mayo has its roots in the French occupation of Mexico, which took place in the aftermath of the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. The 8,000-strong French army, the Mexicans managed to decisively crush the French army, then considered "the premier army in the world". The Puebla victory came to symbolize unity and pride for w...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 10:55AM
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
Obama's War on Immigrants - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:43AM
Federal Court Rules Immigrant Detainees Must Be Given Bond Hearings - by ACLU
SEATTLE – A federal court ruled late yesterday that a class of immigrants detained at the Tacoma-based Northwest Detention Center must be given bond hearings. The court’s decision comes at the same time that hundreds of immigrant detainees are participating in a hunger strike at the facility. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Jones also denied defendants' motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought on behalf of immigrant detainees by the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the American Civil...
Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:50PM
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