BY Chrisley Carpio | Jacksonville, FL | 8/07/14
In the past year, over 50,000 refugee children have fled from Central American countries and crossed the U.S. border.
BY Jared Hamil | Washington, D.C. | 8/05/14
More than 1000 protesters marched through the streets here, Aug. 2, demanding a stop to deportations of immigrants.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 8/03/14
On July 31, two dozen protesters gathered outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Ybor City, demanding President Obama extend protection to incoming refugee children from Central America.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/01/14
100 people gathered at Lake Street and Nicollet Avenue to demand that President Obama stop deporting the tens of thousands of Central American refugee children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border this year.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 8/01/14
“Que vivan los ninos! Vivan!” chanted the crowd of nearly 70 outside Tucson’s downtown public library, July 30. They convened, as one mother said, “To support the children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras who are fleeing violence, gangs and poverty.”
BY staff | Naples, Fl | 7/28/14
Naples, FL - In the early morning of July 16, one of Florida's biggest workplace raids led to 160 employees being investigated, with at least 16 under arrest.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 7/21/14
As more Central American children flee violence and poverty and seek to reunite with their families already in the U.S., anti-immigrant vigilantes are targeting buses carrying children. Republican politicians have likened the children to an invading army and have called for changing the law to allow for faster deportations.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 6/27/14
Protesters confronted President Obama during an electoral-season fundraising swing through Minneapolis on June 26-27. Immigrant rights, anti-war and environmental groups protested together outside a big-money fundraiser where Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared on the evening of June 26.
BY Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 6/27/14
From Florida, to California the people have had enough. When one family is destroyed every 1.3 minutes, the people must rise up! Let us continue joining fights like: licenses for all, deferred action for all, legalization for all, and to also keep in mind these are battles in the fight for complete equality and liberation!
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/24/14
Activists, led by Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), shut down Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in downtown here, June 19.