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BY staff | Portland, OR | 2/16/19
City council members voted to leave the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) on February 13. After months of town halls and rallies organized by councilwoman Jo Ann Hardesty and activist groups in Portland, the amendment passed in a three to two vote. Mayor Ted Wheeler was one of the two voting to remain in the task force.
BY Taylor Cook | Tampa, FL | 2/15/19
The Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a series of protests and a sit-in at the University of South Florida’s (USF) main student center on February 12, to pressure the administration to increase protections for immigrant and international students.
Tampa SDS, USF
BY Legalization For All (L4A) | United States | 2/14/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Legalization for All Network and other immigrant rights groups. We urge all progressive organizations to sign on and endorse it.
BY Wyatt Miller | Minneapolis, MN | 2/07/19
A sizable crowd gathered at the base of the statue of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata at South Minneapolis’s Plaza Centenario, February 2, for an event titled “Rally Against the Wall.”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 1/11/19
An emergency rally was organized by local grassroots organizations and community members from diverse backgrounds, January 10, in Milwaukee’s Red Arrow Park. The rally was part of a larger national call to action from the Legalization for All Network, as a response to President Trump’s threats of a National Emergency to fund his proposed wall.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/10/19
Around 40 people chanting “No wall, never,” joined a protest here January 10 in response to President Trump’s bid to finance his racist border wall.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/10/19
With less than a 24-hour notice, about a dozen Chicanos and Latinos gathered in Los Angeles, January 9, against Trump’s proposed wall.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/08/19
Longtime Chicano and immigrant rights leader Carlos Montes condemned President Trump’s January 8 Oval Office speech, stating, “We are opposed to Trump’s attacks on refugees at the border - and his wall. We will continue to oppose his measures, and build the movement to dump Trump.”
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis | 1/08/19
More than 60 people gathered January 8, at 7:30 a.m., for the monthly vigil outside the Whipple Federal Building in solidarity with immigrants facing immigration court and deportation there.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/23/18
President Trump refused to honor the budget agreement made by Democrats and Republicans, demanding funding of his border wall as a part of the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government.
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