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Sun Aug 26 2007Community Vigil in Beach Flats to Support Elvira Arellano
On August 24th, dozens of community members gathered in Beach Flats Park for a vigil in solidarity with Elvira Arellano and all of the other families in risk of separation because of the US government's inhumane immigration laws and selective enforcement practices. People spoke about the case of Elvira Arellano, who, with her son Saul, has become a national symbol of the destruction of families by federal policy.
Tue Jul 31 2007 (Updated 08/23/07)Brown Berets Represent at 7th Annual Youth and Power
Tue Jul 31 2007 (Updated 08/23/07)Immigration Behind Enemy Lines
Tue Jul 31 2007Raging Grannies & Friends Challenge Minutemen
Tue Jul 31 2007Monthly Rally Against Minutemen in Campbell
Young and old gathered in solidarity to support immigrant rights in Campbell, California, a city bordering San Jose, on July 14. The Raging Grannies have put out a call for people to join them at the corner of Bascom and Hamilton in Campbell on the second Saturday of each month from noon to 2pm for a rally to challenge the presence of Minutemen.
Tue Jul 31 2007Minutemen Unwelcome in Marin
Tue Jul 31 2007Immigrant Rights Activists Greet the Minutemen in Larkspur
Sat Jul 7 2007 (Updated 07/14/07)Community action for housing and day laborer center
Sat Jul 7 2007 (Updated 07/14/07)low-income housing and a new day laborer center
The SF Day Labor Program is working with the Mission Anti-Displacement Coalition and other community allies in organizing a "week of action" to acquire the Kelly-Moore site (Cesar Chavez and Mission) and turn it into low-income housing and a new day laborer center. There will be community rallies from July 9th through the 16th. On July 17th, the Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal for the site.
Thu Jul 5 2007Fast Brings Attention To Undocumented Students
Thu Jul 5 2007Student Fast for DREAM Act starts in San Francisco
Students and youth are participating in a week-long fast aimed at urging the California congressional delegation to move forward immigration reform that includes legal residency and a path to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of undocumented youth. On July 5th, students and supporters held a rally at Senator Dianne Feinstein's office and then marched back to Civic Center Plaza to greet approximately two dozen students who came from all over California to join the fast.
Sat Jun 9 2007Protesters Demand Feinstein Oppose Immigration Bill
Sat Jun 9 2007Immigration Rights Protest At Feinstein's House
On Saturday, June 2nd, immigrant rights activists gathered in front of Dianne Feinstein's home in San Francisco to demand that she help to bury the current immigration bill. Feinstein came out to talk to the protesters. Activists told her that among other things, the bill will separate families, further criminalize immigrant communities, cause more suffering and deaths at the border, institutionalize worker exploitation through a guest-worker program, and provide no realistic chances for the undocumented to legalize.
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