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Voto de Mayo: National Latinx Mobilization for Stacey Abrams

April 24th, 2018

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 first Black woman to be Governor in the history of the United States. This year, Mijente […]

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5 Ways to Support Ale During Her Hearing #ReleaseAle

April 9th, 2018

After 4 weeks in detention, beloved activist and Mijente member Alejandra "Ale" Pablos finally received a date for her bond hearing! Ale has been held without bond since being taken into custody during a regular check-in with ICE on March 7. The bond hearing is Ale's chance to be released, but she needs everyone's support [...]

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A Letter to Mijente: “I’m Fighting with You”

April 4th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos has been in ICE custody since March 7th. She wrote these powerful words to fellow members to show her love and gratitude.

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ICE Targets Undocumented Immigrants Who Share Their Story in the Media

February 26th, 2018

Immigration agents claimed they pursued activist Maru Mora-Villalpando when they found her name and story in a local newspaper, labeling her an “anti-ICE” activist. The Seattle Field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released documents stating that immigrant rights organizer Maru Mora-Villalpando came to their attention after she “stated that she is ‘undocumented’ in […]

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Resistance to the Trump Agenda Must Include ICE and the Department of Justice

February 1st, 2018

  Our resistance to a Trump agenda and our fight for immigrant rights needs to go beyond the halls of Congress. As the White House proposal is exposed as yet another racist puzzle piece in the administration's ploy to advance white supremacist values, we must strategize to also bring down the two agencies that continue [...]

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ICE Serves Deportation Notice on Undocumented Leader for Organizing Detained Immigrants

January 16th, 2018

The recent deportation notice filed against Washington-based immigrant rights activist and mother, Maru Mora-Villalpando, is a clear sign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is turning into Trump’s secret police and silencing immigrants who fight back. Click here to support Maru and sign her petition. . The Seattle office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has [...]

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Chicago Gang Database Targets Black and Latino Men [Infographics]

December 4th, 2017

An analysis of the Strategic Subject List reveals that 96% of the people identified as suspected gang members by the Chicago Police Department are Black and Latinx.   (Chicago, Illinois) - In a recent analysis of the Chicago Police Department’s Strategic Subject List (SSL), a  tool used by the Chicago Police Department to predict who [...]

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A Mix of UndocuLove, Strength, Y Rabia: Listen Now

November 22nd, 2017

More and more, our movements don't have a single soundtrack, but a mix of many--multi genre, multi lingual accents and melodies that move through and within ecosystems of our collective struggles. We invite you to listen to DJ Sizzle's powerful, newly released compilation of music and audio clips of key moments of intervention from the [...]

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Immigrants to ICE: Show Us Your Papers – Launch of National Challenge to Raids

September 12th, 2017

Groups across the country file FOIA requests at every single ICE field office to prevent agency from acting with impunity, investigate plans for raids WASHINGTON — In every single field office in the country, Mijente, Detention Watch Network, the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and close to fifty organizations representing immigrant communities […]

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Historic: Latino Legislators call for Decriminalizing Cannabis

August 9th, 2017

In a historic move, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) has taken a powerful stand against structural racism and passed a resolution in support of marijuana decriminalization Wednesday afternoon. “Marijuana policy in this country has disproportionately targeted Latinos from the start. In fact, the term entered the national consciousness in 1937 when it [...]

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