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Lack of political action halting deportations is fueling heroic civil disobedience...

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Re-posted from www.Sawant.Seattle.gov (originally posted March 11, 2014) The following letter was sent from the office of Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Dr. George C. Zoley, CEO of GEO...

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Resisting Record Deportations and Inhumane Conditions Eyewitness Report by Joe Sonntag  On Friday, March 7, immigrant rights activists announced that an estimated 1200 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center launched a hunger strike to protest...

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Women in the U.S. are not strangers to economic exploitation, gender discrimination, or violence. This is especially true for immigrant women...

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Last year, working people produced historic profits for corporations and their investors while being compensated with stagnating wages and gutted benefit packages, if they were awarded at all (Economic Policy Institute, 3/2013). Meanwhile, immigrant workers...

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Although May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, has traditionally been a celebration of labor movements worldwide, it acquired a unique character in the United States in 2006 when millions of immigrants took to...

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On May 17, several undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at Arizona Senator John McCain’s office demanding he support the DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) sponsored by Senators Dick Durbin and...

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To effectively combat the anti-immigrant “law and order” rhetoric, the most essential point to popularize is that the American corporate elite have created a vicious cycle with their free-trade, imperialist policies against Latin America. Decades...

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Spring 2010 was a season of resurgence for the immigrant rights movement, with the largest demonstrations since the immigrant rights movement erupted in 2006. Anger was already building at stepped up ICE raids, deportations, and...

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El siguiente es el texto de un folleto que se distribuyó por Alternativa Socialista (Socialist Alternative) en las demostraciones 01 de mayo en todo el país, destacando un programa y una estrategia para el movimiento de derechos...

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