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BY Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 9/09/18
Fight Back News Service is distributing the following Sept. 7 statement that was released by the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) and the Minnesota Poor People’s Campaign announcing that all charges have been dropped against the 18 activists arrested protesting deportations on May 22.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 9/07/18
On Sept. 5, over 50 people in Jacksonville rallied outside of city hall for the National Day of Action against Police Crimes.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/11/18
More than 50 people protested outside the Minnesota Republican Party headquarters in Minneapolis, Aug. 9, to condemn a massive immigration raid in southern Minnesota and Nebraska the day before, in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained around 140 immigrant workers.
BY staff | Tampa | 8/06/18
Tampa, FL - On July 31, over 200 people gathered at the Florida State Fairgrounds to protest against President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” rally. Trump’s rally was planned in anticipation of the upcoming local and gubernatorial elections. Trump’s personal pick for the future governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, was invited on stage and received praise from the president.
BY Ethan Costello | Kenosha, WI | 7/09/18
Kenosha, WI - Protesters rallied outside the Kenosha County Detention Center, July 7. Dozens came together to demand the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in a show of solidarity with the detainees held in the center. Demonstrators hoped to raise local awareness of the impact that the federal agency has on Wisconsin’s immigrant communities, including the threats of detention and deportation.
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 7/03/18
To my comrades and friends in the Black Liberation movement I say: Yes, it is important to point out the mutual suffering of separation of Central American and Mexican children from their families at the border and Black children daily separated through policies of mass incarceration and police perpetrated genocide; it is important if our point is to demonstrate that no oppressed people should be alone and isolated in the struggle for their humanity.
BY Frank Lynch | San Diego, CA | 7/03/18
About 800 protesters rallied and marched, July 2, to demand the abolition and defunding of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
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BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 7/02/18
As part of a national day of action on June 30 to #KeepFamiliesTogether, thousands of people poured into the streets of Minneapolis to march against the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrant families.
BY Shaine Carrol-Frey | Denver, CO | 7/02/18
Over 3000 people gathered in Denver’s Civic Center Park, on the morning of June 30, as a part of nationwide demonstrations against the Trump administration’s cruel policy of separating immigrant families at the border.
BY staff | Dallas, TX | 7/02/18
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Dallas, June 30, to protest attacks on immigrants, particularly the detention of children and their separation from their parents.
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