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 Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 1/10/13
While we are celebrating the demolishing of 287(g) today, the struggle continues to end the Secure Communities deportation program and all similar programs that continue to tear apart immigrant communities.
BY Staff | Los Angeles, CA | 7/19/12
Immigrant rights organizations staged a press conference here July 12, to demand that Sheriff Lee Baca stop cooperating with the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) ‘Secure Communities’ program.
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 | Los Angeles, CA | 1/15/12
Demanding “Stop SCOMM” and “No deportations,” members of the Southern California Immigration Coalition denounced Sheriff L. Baca at his annual prayer breakfast here, Jan 14.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 12/19/11
Sheriff Lee Baca was met by an angry protest, Dec. 18, as he arrived to speak at Village Church in West Lost Angeles.
BY Staff | Los Angeles, California | 12/11/11
Hundreds marched here Dec. 10, protesting “Secure Communities,” the Immigration Custom Enforcement/police program that attacks poor and working class immigrants, mostly Mexican and Central American, who are caught up in traffic or other minor
BY Brad Sigal | Minneapolis, MN | 11/11/11
Newly released documents show that the FBI has been a major player behind the scenes pushing the 'Secure Communities' deportation program, which is responsible for the deportation of more than 104,000 immigrants identified through the program since 2008.
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.