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By Amanda Chavez | Jun 28, 2018

Leading Latinx Racial Justice Organization Releases “Free Our Future” Policy Platform in Wake of War Waged Against Immigrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Monica Trevino, 773-573-8667 / [email protected] Leading Latinx Racial Justice Organization Releases “Free Our Future” Policy Platform in Wake of War Waged Against Immigrants Policy Calls for Full-Scale Decriminalization of Immigration Today, Mijente, a national Latinx organization…

By Amanda Chavez | Jun 26, 2018

No Ban, No Wall, No Cages! #FreeOurFuture

June 26, 2018 While the Trump Administration has intensified the war on Muslim communities in new and dangerous ways, our Muslim neighbors have been facing heightened threats to their survival for years. In the aftermath of 9/11, the U.S. government…

By Tania Unzueta | Jun 20, 2018

6 things everyone who cares about stopping separation of children must know about Trump’s Executive Order

[En español abajo] ¡Ojo! Trump executive order still allows for family imprisonment and continued prosecutions. A quick look of the text shows: 6 cosas que a todos los que les interesa parar la separación de los niños migrantes de sus…

By Tania Unzueta | Jun 7, 2018

Dramatic Increase of Mass Prosecutions Intensifies Family Separation and Criminalization Crisis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions brings back controversial Operation Streamline to San Diego Today news broke that the Trump administration is significantly escalating its “zero tolerance” policy when it comes to immigrants seeking refuge in the U.S. and plan to introduce…

By Tania Unzueta | Jun 4, 2018

National “Chinga La Migra” Organizing Tour Targets ICE, Launches at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma

The tour will kick off with a ‘noise and light’ demonstration at the NW detention center (1146 East J Street, Tacoma, WA) on Monday, June 4th, from 8-11 pm. Seattle, WA – On June 4th Mijente will launch the “Chinga…

By Mijente | Jun 3, 2018

Chinga La Migra: Morristown Tennessee

In early April 2018, ICE raided a meat packing plant outside of Morristown, Tennessee. But ICE did not act alone, Tennessee Highway Patrol and local police diverted traffic and Tennessee National Guard opened up its facilities and functioned as a…

By Mijente | May 30, 2018

Chinga La Migra: Chicago

In Chicago, Chinga La Migra is hosted by OCAD, an undocu-led organization that has trained hundreds of leaders on the front lines, fighting wide-spread immigration raids. The Chinga La Migra tour is building off of the work OCAD has done…

By Tania Unzueta | Apr 24, 2018

Voto de Mayo: National Latinx Mobilization for Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams has the chance to be a national example of a progressive candidate of color who prioritizes the health and safety of our communities, defend immigrants and people of color over incarceration and criminalization, and if elected could be the…

By Tania Unzueta | Apr 19, 2018

BREAKING: Federal Judge Grants Freedom to Activist Alejandra Pablos From Immigration Detention

Federal judge grants activist Alejandra Pablos freedom from detention, showing community organizing works. Now we must demand that Governor Ducey pardon Alejandra so she can have a chance to fight her deportation and stay home. Follow Mijente to see live…