Tag: colorlines


A group of three people and their supporters began camping out in front of the White House on Saturday, coinciding with a national day of action against continued deportations by Obama’s administration.  And today, they’ve started an indefinite hunger strike. Jose Valdez, a 55-year-old construction worker from Arizona already knows ... Read More


Some 250 people from about a dozen states converged in Arizona late last week for a series of trainings and civil disobedience actions in an attempt to shut down the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. Beginning on Friday, activists--many of ... Read More


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


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


On Friday, Puente Movement in Arizona launched “Arrest Arpaio Not the People,” a campaign which seeks to get Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrested and charged with criminal offenses for the abuse of immigrant detainees. The group protested in front of the Sheriff’s office and said today’s protest Is ... Read More
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