BY staff | Mexico | 11/09/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Legalization for All (L4A) Network. Normalista refers students at a "normal school" or teaching college.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 11/05/14
Dozens of immigrant rights supporters gathered here to protest against President Obama's continued delays on stopping deportations.
BY Paz Vale | Milwaukee, WI | 11/04/14
On Oct. 28, three community members, who support DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) for undocumented immigrants, interrupted President Obama’s speech during a Democratic Party campaign event supporting Mary Burke. Burke is running against Governor Scott Walker in this election.
BY staff | Tampa, Fl | 9/26/14
A rally by immigrant rights activists on Sept. 25 stopped the planned next-day deportation of David Sanchez.
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.