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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/15/10
On Dec. 14, Juan and Maria, two workers from Chipotle Mexican Restaurant who are Mexican immigrants, spoke out at a press conference after being fired as part of a statewide immigration sweep. Over 20 other fired Chipotle workers stood by them as they told what has happened over the past week and presented their demands to Chipotle Mexican Restaurant and to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/15/10
As the candidates for governor were preparing to debate inside the Pantages Theater here Sept. 15, about 30 members of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout, including folks from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and the Welfare Rights Committee were on the street out front.
BY Molly Glasgow | Minneapolis, MN | 8/16/10
This was written by one of five people arrested at the Move the Game protest in Minneapolis on August 11, 2010.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/12/10
Chanting “Move the game, Move the game!”, 100 immigrants and supporters confronted a meeting of Major League Baseball (MLB) team owners and Commissioner Bud Selig at a ritzy Minneapolis hotel on August 11, 2010.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 8/06/10
The outpouring of online anger at Target turned to the streets on Aug. 5, as more than 50 people protested outside of Target’s store on Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue in the heart of Minneapolis’s Latino community.
BY Brad Sigal | Roseville, MN | 7/17/10
This may be seen as the week that Republican candidate for governor Tom Emmer’s campaign imploded, as he came under attack for his anti-worker and anti-immigrant positions.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/17/10
One June 14, about 30 immigrants and immigrant rights supporters picketed outside of Jimmy Johns sandwich shop at Block E in downtown Minneapolis. Jimmy Johns is one of the companies targeted in the national boycott against Arizona in response to SB1070, the racist anti-immigrant law Arizona passed in April.
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