Archive: February, 2014

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Feb2014
Phoenix police on Tuesday night broke up an encampment of activists on hunger strike to protest deportations, arresting two participants, according to witnesses. That same night, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported the son of one of the hunger strikers. “ICE fully respects the rights of all people to voice their ... Read More
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Feb2014
Several people whose family members have been in immigrant detention centers for months, or even years, are on a hunger strike outside the Phoenix Immigration and Customs Enforcement office. The hunger strike started last night, and they plan to stay there without food for the next two weeks. Read the complete article ... Read More

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Feb2014
WASHINGTON – Herminia Gallego and Gerardo Torres have seen so many friends and family arrested on immigration charges that the Arizona residents decided it was time to take action – by getting arrested themselves. They were among the 32 protesters arrested Monday outside the White House at a rally urging President ... Read More
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