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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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There’s a Campaign to Save this Latinx Community Space from Gentrification in LA

May 10th, 2017

The Eastside cafe has been an autonomous community space for the past 15 years.

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Mijente Concept Plan for Resisting and Building in 2017

January 20th, 2017

The 2016 election brought into clear focus a political landscape wrought with live wires of anxiety, fear and polarization in the United States. It proved to us that demographic change is not already here and reminded us that although it is a welcome change for some, it is viewed as a dire threat to others. [...]

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Lánzate 2016 Archive

December 1st, 2016

Lánzate - December 2-4, 2016 - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, San Juan, PR "In this charged moment of backlash matched with movement resurgence, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. One key way we can recharge and center ourselves is precisely in the places where people have drawn a line in the sand. There are many of [...]

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