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Sat Sep 9 2017 (Updated 09/10/17)Thousands Hit the Streets to Defend DACA
Sat Sep 9 2017 (Updated 09/10/17)Nationwide Protests Against Trump DACA Action, UC Sues DHS, Colleges Vow Support
California is the state with the highest number of DACA initial recipients, more than 220,000. In response to the Trump administration's announcement on September 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy would be phased out over the next six months, thousands of protesters in the San Francisco Bay Area hit the streets in protest. On September 8, the University of California sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in federal court to stop the Trump administration from rescinding DACA. The UC called Trump's decision to rescind the immigrant-protection program unconstitutional. In recent days, the California State College and Community College systems both made announcements vowing support for DACA recipients.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley said there will be continued support for undocumented students attending the state’s 114 community colleges, and the college system remains committed to serving all students, regardless of immigration status. The California State University system website states that enrollment at any of the universities, tuition, or financial aid will NOT be impacted if the DACA program ends.
Californians are, for the most part, strongly committed to defending DACA. There were rallies throughout the state when the Trump administration announced their anti-immigrant decision on September 5, and more scheduled in the coming weeks.
NLGSF Statement on DACA & Planned Raids | UC's Sue Homeland Security to Protect DACA | Trump Slammed for Siding with Hate and Xenophobia by Rescinding DACA for 800,000 DREAMers
San Francisco: Thousands March in SF to Defend DACA I "We Built America" DACA Youth, Labor & Community Rally Against Immigrant Bashing In SF | "Defend DACA" projected on SF Federal Building | Emergency DACA Rally: Fight Deportations Together!
San José: Emergency DACA rally
Santa Cruz: Protest against Trump's bold move to end DACA
More Bay Area Events: Defend DACA: Standing In Solidarity with Dreamers in Walnut Creek (9/13) | Petaluma March for DACA & Our Immigrant Community (9/10) | Defend DACA: Support Dreamers Gathering Petaluma (9/9) | Defend DACA Action in Oakland (9/9) | Defend Our Dreamers rally in Hayward (9/7) | Monterey Bay for DACA (9/5)
See Also: Trump Plans Massive Raids on Immigrant Communities Starting Mid-September
Big Oil defeats California bill to ban new offshore oil drilling Wednesday Sep 20th 5:34 PM
Westlands Water District Votes No on Delta Tunnels Project! Tuesday Sep 19th 6:15 PM
CA Indian Water Commission, environmental groups challenge Delta Tunnels financing Tuesday Sep 19th 11:52 AM
Time to hit ‘pause button’ on brain-harming pesticide, farmworker communities say Saturday Sep 16th 3:19 PM
Anti Police-Terror Project statement on Berkeley Police use of pepper spray Thursday Sep 14th 2:10 PM
A Chicken in Every Pot and a Cell Tower on Every Garage (1 comment) Monday Sep 11th 6:27 AM
UC's Sue Homeland Security to Protect DACA Friday Sep 8th 5:44 PM
All Aboard, Whistle Stop Tour ~ Station 102 ~ California Admission Day (1 comment) Friday Sep 8th 12:46 PM
Trump Plans Massive Raids on Immigrant Communities Starting Mid-September Thursday Sep 7th 4:43 PM
NLGSF Statement on DACA & Planned Raids (1 comment) Thursday Sep 7th 4:29 PMMore Local News...
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Nuclear Shutdown News 8/17 Friday Sep 1st 5:37 PM
Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs Wednesday Aug 16th 6:45 PM
Ban Fracking In San Luis Obispo County Tuesday Aug 15th 10:43 PM
Celltowers coming to your window shortly: CA SB.649 Thursday Aug 10th 8:45 PM
Insure the Human Right to Health Friday Aug 4th 1:21 AM
The Hubris of Donald Trump Friday Jul 28th 4:11 PM
Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work Tuesday Jul 25th 12:55 PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect Snowy Plovers From Off-road Vehicles at Oceano Dunes Tuesday Jul 25th 10:22 AM
Negro on California's Corporate Marijuana Rush Thursday Jul 20th 4:11 PM
Trump Offshore Oil Leasing Plan Threatens Every U.S. Ocean, Coastline Saturday Jul 1st 3:50 PMMore Global News...
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UC Gave $600,000 for Hate Speech, Plans Week of More Hate Speech Friday Sep 15th 8:03 AM
2017 African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act Tuesday Sep 12th 12:29 PM
PG&E & IBEW trying to kill rooftop solar .. Again. (1 comment) Tuesday Sep 12th 8:43 AM
SEIU 1021 Nato Green Doing Damage Control For SEIU? Opposes Single Payer In CA Wednesday Jul 12th 4:10 PM
Black Agriculture is helping expand California Apps for Ag to Underserved Communities Saturday May 27th 7:48 AM
African New Year's Day ~ Sacred Summer Solstice Celebration (1 comment) Tuesday May 23rd 2:04 PM
Sen Fenistein Supported by Health Insurers; Opposes Medicare for All Tuesday May 2nd 8:38 PM
California won its first major battle over `sanctuary cities' Wednesday Apr 26th 5:42 PM
California bill to eliminate bail system clears first hurdle (1 comment) Thursday Apr 6th 11:10 AM
Californians Against Fracking Responds to EPA’s Methane Regulation Announcement Friday Mar 17th 6:01 PMOpen Newswire...
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