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Hacia Compañerismo y Conciencia: Pro-Blackness in Action

May 29th, 2020

As a national multi-racial Latinx organization Mijente stands with all Black communities across the country who are calling out the injustice of the state sanctioned murder of Black people in the hands of the police. Latinx communities must show up now, correct and powerfully. We must go beyond hollowed statements of solidarity and towards a […]

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Anduril’s New Border Surveillance Contract With the US Marine Corps & CBP

July 24th, 2019

The United States Marine Corps awarded a $13.5 million contract to Anduril Industries, Inc. to provide fully autonomous surveillance capabilities at four military bases, including one in Yuma, Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico border, and sections of the Barry M. Goldwater Air Force Range, which extends eastward from Yuma (reference). This contract demonstrates the new frontier […]

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Scholars Tell UC Berkeley: Cut Ties with Palantir

May 29th, 2019

If you are an academic and would like to add your name to this letter, please sign here.   On May 30-31, 2019, Berkeley Law will convene the 2019 Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC) in Berkeley, California. [1] A community of leading privacy scholars from around the world will present new work and interrogate […]

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Case of Detained 15-Month-Old Baby Exposes Continued Separation of Families by Trump

January 24th, 2019

    Father’s charging documents did not include details of the family separation, hiding it from the court and from the public. Family and advocates demand her immediate release and demand answers to why the government continues to separate families.   PHOENIX — The Trump administration is still separating families who are stopped and detained […]

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Mijente Statement on Trump Address 1/8/2019

January 8th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 8, 2019 CONTACT: Danielle Moodie-Mills, danielle@abpartners.co, 202-445-5210 PHOENIX — Marisa Franco, Director of Mijente, the national digital and grassroots hub for Latinx and Chicanx organizing, released the following statement about President Trump’s primetime address this evening about immigration and the border wall. “Donald Trump is exploiting his power to hold […]

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Immigration Court Orders Alejandra Pablos Deported

December 11th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 11, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Moodie-Mills, danielle@abpartners.co, 202-445-5210   Immigration Court Orders Alejandra Pablos Deported   Tucson, Arizona– Today a federal immigration court ordered the deportation of nationally known reproductive rights and immigrant rights activist Alejandra Pablos. Pablos, along with Mijente, a national Latinx organization leading on mobilizing against immigration enforcement […]

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

June 28th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Monica Trevino, 773-573-8667 / mtrevino2319@gmail.com 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 leading on mobilizing against immigration enforcement and criminalization, released a comprehensive immigration policy platform “Free […]

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No Ban, No Wall, No Cages! #FreeOurFuture

June 26th, 2018

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 framed Muslims and immigrants as threats to the “homeland,” leading to the massive reorganization of […]

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Dramatic Increase of Mass Prosecutions Intensifies Family Separation and Criminalization Crisis

June 7th, 2018

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 a “fast-track” mass prosecution program. Akin to the already existent Operation Streamline in southern Texas […]

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Date Set for Alejandra’s Bond

April 9th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing, which will determine if she can be released from detention. Click here to find out how you can support. Immigrant rights and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing before an immigration judge, to determine whether she will be released; she will be […]

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