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image Undocumented protesters drive Nancy Pelosi out of her own press conference 480_fight_4_all.jpg by Evan Blake (WSWS Repost)
Roughly 40 undocumented immigrant protesters took over the stage at a pro-Democratic Party press conference in San Francisco Monday morning, causing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Lee, and Jared Huffman to end the event early and depart. One protester said, "We remember all too well, how for eight years the Democrats laid siege to our communities, raiding and deporting nearly 3 million people, our family members and loved ones. Where was your resistance then? Ms. Pelosi, did you...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:13AM
calendar For Open Borders! Oppose the Bipartisan War on Immigrants! by IYSSE
Wednesday, September 20, 8:00pm 279 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:35AM
calendar OccupyForum presents: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Challenging Islamophobia by Ruthie
474 Valencia Street between 15th and 16th Streets near BART...
Event Date: Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:45PM
Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:25PM
calendar Diversity Film: 'And Then They Came For Us' by Appreciating Diversity Film Series
Ellen Driscoll Playhouse 325 Highland Avenue near the corner of Oakland avenue Piedmont, CA 94611...
Event Date: Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:01PM
audio Nuestra Voz: Schools for Education not Criminalization (audio/x-wav 203.9mb) by WTUL News & Views
WTUL News & Views was joined in the studio by Nuestra Voz Cultural Organizer Lydia Nichols to discuss two important polices that will be voted on by the Orleans Parish School Board on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 that would regulate the relationship between schools and law enforcement. The suggested policy change will prevent law enforcement officers (including but not limited to ICE) from interviewing students on campus or accessing student/family data without a warrant....
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:14AM
image What to Make of Germany’s Ban of Linksunten Indymedia 480_freiburg-linksunten-indymedia-solidarity_1.jpg by Greg Macdougall
The criminalization of radical movement media like linksunten reveals the threat our communications face under increasingly authoritarian conditions. Various Indymedias have seen this pattern in other forms since the network’s founding at the 1999 protests in Seattle against the World Trade Organization – raids, seizures of webservers, and attacks on Indymedia centres established to cover summit protests. The German case indicates the extent to which existing legal structures can be harnessed...
Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:47PM
calendar From Deportation to Prison The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights Am from_deportation_to_prison_lecture_10.04.2017_1.pdf_140_.jpg by Patrisia Macías-Rojas
School of music's auditorium on SJSU's campus...
Event Date: Wed Oct 4, 2017 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:41PM
video Exposing OPD and ICE Lies About the Raid of West Oakland Latina Home (video/mp4 2.9mb) by Dave Id
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit raided the home of a West Oakland Latina family on August 16. Oakland police claim their only role was blocking street traffic while the raid was conducted, but it's hard to take anything Oakland police say at face value when both ICE and the Oakland police department have lied about the incident. Defensive about the raid, Oakland police first smeared the family with a salacious and blatantly untrue allegation while the raid was still in pro...
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:06PM
calendar Author Shanthi Sekaran presents her book Lucky Boy by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:33PM
image Reporters Without Borders criticizes Germany’s ban of Linsunten Indymedia 480_german-interior-minister-thomas-de-maiziere_1.jpg by Reporteros Sin Fronteras
Activists in the South-West of Germany created linksunten.indymedia.org – the name “linksunten” (“bottom left”) alludes both to the group’s geographical origins on the German map and to the leftist underground to which some of its supporters felt drawn....
Posted: Sat Sep 9, 2017 9:27PM
image Thousands March in SF to Defend DACA 480_sanfdacacrowdcharliemoehle_1.jpg by via Action League
Photos by Charlie Moehle, please credit photographer. Throngs rallied on the evening of September 5 to protest Trump’s decision to quickly phase out DACA, an executive order that had protected children and young adults who were brought to the U.S. by their undocumented immigrant parents. Then they marched through the city. They numbered in the thousands....
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 6:05PM
image UC's Sue Homeland Security to Protect DACA 480_cdelbetter_1.jpg by Susan Smith
Today, the University of California sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in federal court to stop the Trump administration from rescinding DACA. The California State College and Community College systems have said they will continue to support DACA recipients. photo: Charlie Moehle from SF Defend DACA rally on Sept 5. Please credit photographer....
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 5:44PM
image Emergency DACA rally in San José 480_dacasjfistandclaphoag_1.jpg by via Action League
Please credit the photographer. PHOTOS by Deborah Hoag of an emergency rally in San José held on short notice to defend immigrant rights. When the South Bay community heard that Trump had rescinded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), activists and DACA recipients gathered quickly in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. library....
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 4:00PM
calendar A theological take on Immigration/DACA: the walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Sep 9, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 7:43AM
image Photos and further details from the August ICE/HSI/OPD Raid in West Oakland 480_iceraid-oakland_20170816_001_1.jpg by Dave Id
On Wednesday, August 16, at about 7am, a convoy of unmarked federal vehicles rolled up in West Oakland and over two dozen armed Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents demanded entry and stormed a Latina home, supposedly in service of a warrant for the "human trafficking of juveniles." Oakland police participated by blocking the street to through traffic, despite legislation passed by the Oakland city council in July rescinding the department's authorization to work with ICE on immigra...
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 10:21PM
image Santa Cruz protests against Trump's bold move to end DACA 480_img_6260_1.jpg by Sarah Belle Lin
The Trump Administration called for an end to immigration policy, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), on September 5, 2017. Quick mobilization brought DACA supporters out to Santa Cruz to express their outrage over this shocking administrative move....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 9:28PM
image Trump Plans Massive Raids on Immigrant Communities Starting Mid-September detention-watch-network_header-logo2x.png by Detention Watch Network
Horrific Plan to Target 6,000 - 10,000 for Mass Deportation is Part of Escalating Attacks on Immigrants...
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:43PM
calendar Defend DACA: Standing In Solidarity with Dreamers by United We Dream
WALNUT CREEK: Corner of Ygnacio & Civic Dr., 555 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94596...
Event Date: Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:30PM
image NLGSF Statement on DACA & Planned Raids 480_defenddaca_1.jpg by NLG-SF
The National Lawyers Guild - SF Bay Area Chapter condemns the Trump Administration for rescinding DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, which protected nearly 800,000 immigrants, who came to the United States as children from deportation. By rescinding the program, these individual’s lives and livelihoods are now threatened....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:29PM
calendar Defend Our Dreamers rally in Hayward by Eden Area Interfaith Council
HAYWARD: Hayward City Hall Plaza, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94540...
Event Date: Thu Sep 7, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 4:20PM