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Arpaio Run for Senate is Desperate Attempt to Save Failed Legacy

January 9th, 2018

  Phoenix, AZ – This morning the infamous former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he would be running for United States Senate in the state of Arizona. Carlos Garcia, Executive Director of Puente Human Rights Movement, the organization that has led campaign against Arpaio for the last 10 years for his violent and […]


National Lawsuit Seeks to Expose Secrecy of Immigration Raids

November 13th, 2017

Immigrant and civil rights groups around the country file lawsuit after ICE fails to disclose information regarding recent mass raids and threats of mass raids. Groups also highlight abuse of ICE agents and current harsh immigration enforcement tactics through coordinated events. Click here to read the lawsuit (Washington D.C) -- Organizations around the country are [...]


Mijente Reacts to Trump’s Cancellation of DACA

September 5th, 2017

We Will Organize Against this White Supremacist President’s Agenda September 5, 2017 In response to the announcement that the White House is terminating the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program, Marisa Franco, director of Mijente, issued the following statement:             “Jeff Sessions is a living monument to the Confederacy. He and Donald Trump’s white [...]


Demanding that Congress Defend DACA, TPS and Initiate an Investigation on ICE

August 14th, 2017

Undocumented and immigrant leaders were joined by community organizations and labor unions on Monday to demand Members of Congress to defend DACA and TPS, to investigate ICE’s rogue actions and to hold the line on all hate legislation that further criminalize immigrants.


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