BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 9/12/14
Immigrant rights activists protested outside Senator Franken's campaign office Sept. 11, to send the message, "No more deportations, no more delays, no more excuses."
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 9/11/14
After months of attempting to meet and speak with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Raíces en Tampa decided to organize two actions demanding the sheriffs "Stop ICE Holds" of immigrants. Only two days after Raíces en Tampa called for action, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office quietly changed their policy. According to their letters to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security, the County Sherriff’s Office will only detain immigrants if there is a judge’s order.
BY staff | Los Angeles, California | 9/02/14
More than 30 people gathered at the Salesian Family and Youth Center, located inthe Boyle Heights neighborhood in the heart of East Los Angeles, Aug. 23, to discuss the battle for the Legalization for All campaign and to help build for the 44-year anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 8/13/14
On Aug. 10, Tucson Police (TPD) pulled over Norlan Flores Prado, a day laborer from Nicaragua, for allegedly making an improper right turn.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/10/14
On Aug. 9 immigrant rights activists organized a vigil in Minneapolis as part of an International Day of Action in solidarity with Central American refugee children. Vigils were held in many cities in the U.S., Mexico and Central America.
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.”