Puente Movement

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Apr2015
For Immediate Release Four people arrested in civil disobedience outside of Arpaio’s contempt trial last Thursday reported that ICE agents are still stationed inside the Maricopa County Fourth Avenue Jail.  One of the arrestees was interrogated by an ICE agent, even though she is only facing minor misdemeanors for blocking traffic ... Read More
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Apr2015
For immediate release Today, hundreds marched from the Arizona State Capitol to the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Courthouse, demanding an end to police-ICE collaboration in the state of Arizona.  Outside of Arpaio’s contempt hearing, four people were arrested blocking an intersection in an act of civil disobedience, holding banners that said ... Read More

22

Apr2015
For immediate release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Five Years After SB1070, Immigrants March for #ICEFREEAZ On Anniversary of Racial Profiling Bill, Puente to March Against Police-ICE Collaboration as Deportations Continue What: March to launch #ICEFREEAZ Campaign Where: From AZ State Capitol (1700 W Washington) to Arpaio’s Jail (201 S 4th Ave) When: Thursday, April ... Read More
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20

Apr2015
Op-ed originalmente publicado en inglés en Al Jazeera America Cuando el Departamento de Justicia sometió una apelación de emergencia en la demanda contra la expansión de la acción diferida, algunos defensores respondieron que demuestra “el compromiso solido por el Presidente Obama a las familias migrantes por todo el país que ... Read More
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20

Apr2015
Op-ed by Carlos Garcia.  Originally published at Al Jazeera America. A federal appeals court is hearing oral arguments today to decide whether to stay a judge's injunction on President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. His new programs would allow undocumented people to apply for relief and get ... Read More

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Apr2015
For immediate release Puente will lead a march on April 23rd at 3:00pm from the Arizona Capitol to 4thAvenue Jail demanding the President stop his collaboration with Arizona law enforcement and remove his ICE agents from Sheriff Arpaio’s jail. Phoenix, AZ – April 23rd marks the fifth anniversary of former Governor Brewer ... Read More
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20

Feb2015
PHOENIX — Homemaker Rocio Andiola had been preparing to apply for President Barack Obama's program sheltering millions of migrants from deportation when a Texas judge issued an order blocking the program earlier this week. Initially discouraged, she decided to carry on getting her documentation, regardless, to show that she is eligible ... Read More

26

Jan2015
Prosecutors have started dismissing identity-theft cases after a judge's preliminary injunction that bars Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County, and other officials from enforcing state laws that make it a felony to use a stolen identity to obtain employment. But legal hurdles remain for the hundreds of ... Read More
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Jan2015
BREAKING // Excuse cross-postings // Please forward January 5, 2015 Contacts: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 Salvador G. Sarmiento, NDLON, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099 Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, skilar@acluaz.org, 602-773-6007 Court Grants Injunction in Lawsuit Against Workplace Raids  Arpaio and Montgomery Ordered to Stop Enforcing Statutes on which Raids are Based Full order available below PHOENIX – Federal ... Read More

05

Jan2015
A federal judge Monday blocked one of the most well-known tools used to crack down on illegal immigration by the man who calls himself America's toughest sheriff. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio must stop enforcing Arizona's identify theft laws, U.S. District Judge David Campbell ruled Monday, granting ... Read More
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