BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/14/13
On Jan. 12, immigrant rights activists protested outside the Hennepin County jail, demanding that Sheriff Stanek stop using the jail as a deportation machine.
BY Brad Sigal | Richfield, MN | 7/26/12
Around 100 people attended an informational workshop on July 22 to learn more about the ‘deferred action’ policy that will allow some undocumented youth to avoid deportation and to get a two-year work permit.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/25/12
On June 23, supporters of the immigrant rights movement joined together for a fundraiser for the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc) at the Red Sea.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/03/12
More than 1500 people marched on Lake Street for immigrant and workers rights here on May 1, International Workers Day.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/19/12
On February 18 more than 50 immigrants and supporters protested against a new deportation program imposed in Minnesota.
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 2/14/12
On Feb. 7, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that they imposed the highly controversial “Secure Communities” deportation program on all 87 counties in Minnesota.
BY Staff | Saint Paul, MN | 12/30/11
On Dec. 29, immigrant rights activists and supporters spoke out at a press conference against a new anti-immigrant law slated to cut immigrants off of Emergency Medical Assistance on Jan. 1, 2012. They called on Governor Dayton to take immediate executive action to stop it.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 7/20/11
Amidst the flurry of budget cuts hastily pushed through on July 19 and signed on July 20 on the 20th day of the state government shutdown, immigrant rights activists claimed one victory and one defeat amidst the chaos.
BY Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee | Minneapolis, MN | 5/23/11
Fight Back News is circulating the following statement from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc) condemning the brutal raid conducted at the home of Carlos Montes. We urge other organizations to send messages of support to stopfbi.net
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 5/22/11
On May 20, protesters from the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc) and the No More Deportations campaign marched through the State Capitol chanting “‘Secure Communities’ divides families - no more deportations!” and “Immigrant workers are under attack - what do we do? Stand up fight back!”