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BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 1/10/18
On Jan. 8, President Trump announced the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for around 200,000 Salvadorans living in the United States.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/27/17
On the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, a group of activists from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) brought day-late gift-wrapped ‘presents’ and a Christmas tree to the Minneapolis office of Senator Amy Klobuchar emblazoned with messages of “Clean Dream Act now,” “Keep families together” and “No more deportations.”
BY Marisol Marquez | Washington D.C. | 12/21/17
On Dec. 15, seven undocumented immigrant youth, now referred to as the #Dream7, risked deportation by staging a sit-in outside of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s office in the Capitol building, as part of a wave of protests demanding that Congress pass a clean Dream Act now.
BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 12/12/17
On Dec. 7, community organizations and residents held a vigil in downtown Tucson in honor and remembrance of a Central American migrant killed by Border Patrol the week before.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/17
Over 150 people marched on International Human Rights day, Dec. 10, in south Minneapolis demanding an end to Trump’s wars and his administration’s attacks on immigrants.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/06/17
The Anti-War Committee and the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) are co-sponsoring a community march on International Human Rights Day to show solidarity with the communities whose human rights have been violated by the Trump administration.
BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 12/04/17
On Nov. 28 in Brooklyn, at around noon, lawyers staged a massive walkout when the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) grabbed a defendant from the hallway midway through a court hearing.
BY Erika Zurawski | Minneapolis, MN | 11/12/17
On Nov. 10, around 500 students from 17 local high schools and middle schools walked out of their schools and braved cold weather and bitter winds as they took to the streets to demand that Congress take immediate action to protect hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth who will be stripped of their hard fought-for legal status.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/07/17
Immigrant rights activists demanded “Sanctuary now!” at the Minneapolis City Council meeting Oct. 6.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/21/17
Around 50 people gathered on the steps of City Hall Sept. 20 for a press conference to publicly launch the Minneapolis Sanctuary Platform.
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