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BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/23/17
On the evening of May 23, dozens of members of Minnesota immigrant rights groups occupied Governor Mark Dayton’s office in the State Capitol indefinitely to demand that he veto SF 470 - the Public Safety Budget Bill - which was passed by the Republican House and Senate the previous day.
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BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 5/22/17
Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4, a racist anti-immigrant law, amidst massive opposition, on May 7.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 5/12/17
On May 11 at 8:18 a.m., a video was posted publicly on Facebook which shows a brief clip of plainclothes Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents terrorizing a local family in St. Paul when, according to witness accounts, their unmarked car swerved in front of a vehicle with four Latino men and stopped and detained them.
BY Katherine Draken | Tallahassee, FL | 5/09/17
On May 1, around 30 workers, students and community members gathered in front of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce to celebrate International Workers Day and to stand in solidarity with immigrants and refugees.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/09/17
Since Donald Trump became president on Jan. 20, he has carried out two of his three campaign pledges to attack immigrants.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/04/17
The beautiful and unified chants of, “Chicano power! Immigrant power! Student power!” and “Que viva la Raza! Que viva Aztlán! Que viva Mexico!” was heard through the streets of the Chicano neighborhood of Boyle Heights, May 1.
BY staff | Houston, TX | 5/04/17
There were two May Day events in Houston, Texas.
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BY Sean Taylor | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/04/17
Over 150 people rallied in downtown Salt Lake to celebrate May 1, International Workers Day.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/03/17
Buses came in from at least 12 cities across Wisconsin to march for this year’s May Day celebration.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 5/02/17
On May 1, a broad coalition of unions, workers organizations, immigrant rights groups and other community organizations held a unified march in Minneapolis.
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