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BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 12/03/18
Thirty community activists gathered at the federal courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale, December 2, to denounce the violent treatment of Central American refugees at the U.S. border. Protesters present demanded asylum for the refugees, the withdrawal of troops from the border and an end to U.S military involvement in the Americas.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/03/18
As national attention has focused on the caravan of Central American refugees winding its way through Mexico towards the U.S.-Mexico border, on November 30 more than 250 immigrants and human rights activists in Minnesota rallied in support of the caravan.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 12/01/18
Over 100 people chanted, “Troops off the border! Defy Trump’s order!” at the Davis-Monthan Air Force base on December 1. Signs reading “Refugees welcome here!” drew many honks of solidarity from traffic passing by the base entrance where demonstrators stood outside.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 12/01/18
People holding signs reading, “Municipal ID for all” and “Sanctuary now!” packed into the Minneapolis City Council Public Health, Environment and Civil Rights Committee hearing November 26. They came to give testimony and to encourage the city council to create a Minneapolis Municipal ID.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/30/18
Father Jose Sigfredo Landaverde from the Mission Faith, Life and Hope is undertaking a hunger strike, as of November 30, in solidarity with the mothers of the migrant exodus.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 11/28/18
On November 27, in response to the U.S. government’s brutal use of rubber bullets and tear gas on demonstrators in Tijuana, three actions of solidarity took place in Tucson.
BY Frank Lynch | San Ysidro, CA | 11/26/18
U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas and rubber bullets into Mexico in response to a march organized by refugees, including many women and children, seeking asylum.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 11/24/18
As national attention has focused on the caravan of Central American refugees winding its way through Mexico towards the U.S.-Mexico border, immigrants and their allies in Minnesota will rally in support of the caravan on Friday, November 30.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 11/22/18
On November 13 around 50 people gathered in front of the Federal Building in downtown Tucson to demand that President Trump remove over 5000 troops deployed to the border.
BY Elizabeth Kramer | Tampa, FL | 11/22/18
On November 20, students held a rally at the University of South Florida (USF) calling for increased protections for immigrant students.
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