Tag: civil disobedience

23

Apr2015
El jueves marco el quinto aniversario de la SB 1070—considerada en su momento una de las leyes más severas en contra la inmigración ilegal. Una marcha fue convocada para denunciar los daños que creó la ley en la comunidad inmigrante de ... Read More

08

Mar2014
PHOENIX, ARIZ. — The 9-to-5 crowd had thinned out by the time a mostly Latino crowd arrived outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processing center here to mark the end of a 15-day hunger strike this week. Weakened ... Read More

17

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

16

Oct2013
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

16

Oct2013
  The frustration, say immigration advocates, is reaching a fever pitch. That is why, many say, recent weeks have seen activists use chains and pipes to tie themselves to the tires of buses that carry immigrants slated for deportation to ... Read More

19

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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13

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/

13

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

20

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

05

Sep2012
One of the first acts of civil disobedience at the Democratic National Convention took place Tuesday just outside the Time Warner Cable Center when a group of 10 undocumented activists rode into uptown Charlotte aboard the "No Papers, No Fear–Ride for Justice" bus and blocked traffic. The activists have been ... Read More
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