Puente Movement

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Sep2013
WASHINGTON — Three Arizonans were among seven undocumented immigrants who handcuffed themselves to the White House fence and were arrested Wednesday as part of a protest against continued deportations. ''Not one more, not one more!" they chanted, in English and Spanish, as police and tourists looked on. Police showed up within minutes ... Read More

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Jul2013
WASHINGTON – Katherine Figueroa was 9 and watching television reports of a workplace raid in Phoenix when she saw video of her parents being hauled away by sheriff’s deputies. They were eventually released, but the episode was jarring enough that Katherine, now ... Read More
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Jul2013
PHOENIX — Her parents are criminals, technically speaking, having pleaded guilty to impersonation for falsifying a Social Security number to secure employment, a felony in this state. They were caught in a workplace raid led by Sheriff Joe Arpaio in 2009, a ... Read More
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Feb2013
Capitol police escort a protester holding a "No More Deportations" banner out of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration Wednesday. Read the whole article at http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/02/13/senate-immigration-hearing/1916461/

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Feb2013
El comité judicial del Senado puso en evidencia las discrepancias fundamentales entre ambos partidos y el impacto de las deportaciones en sectores de la sociedad estadounidense, durante su primera audiencia sobre la reforma migratoria. La secretaria de Seguridad Interna, Janet Napolitano fue una de las primeras en declarar en ... Read More

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Sep2012
CBS News) PHOENIX - Critics of Arizona's controversial immigration law are on alert. This week, a federal judge gave the state the go-ahead to enforce the "show me your papers" provision of the law. Now some undocumented immigrants are being taught how to respond. As night falls on a Mesa, Arizona ... Read More

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Sep2012
A growing number of undocumented immigrants in Arizona and other states are taking immigration protests to a new extreme, staging acts of civil disobedience by deliberately getting arrested in order to be turned over to federal immigration officials. Often wearing T-shirts declaring themselves "undocumented and unafraid," the protesters have sat down ... Read More

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Jul2012
Undocumented immigrants are hitting the road, openly declaring their immigration status and calling for an end to anti-immigrant attacks—and they’re starting in the Arizona, home to anti-immigrant state law SB 1070. This weekend Miguel Guerra, Natally Cruz, Leticia Ramirez and Isela Meraz begin their trip across the U.S. and end in ... Read More
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Jul2012
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand for six hours this week in a civil rights trial accusing him of using racial profiling to target undocumented immigrants in Arizona. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund filed the lawsuit ... Read More

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Jun2012
Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling to uphold the “show me your papers” provision in the case of Arizona v. the United States leaves Latinos and people of color in the state — and any other state where a similar law might spring up — open to racial profiling as law ... Read More
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