Posts Tagged ‘immigration’

These Immigrants Organized & Won $17 Million from a For-Profit Detention Center

December 2nd, 2021

As of late October, a ruling by a federal judge set a new precedent for private detention centers in Washington. GEO Group, the company that runs the Northwest ICE Processing Center for immigrants, must pay people who are detained and working in the facility the state’s minimum wage.  Here’s the story on how our compas […]

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Deportation Defense under the Biden Administration

November 18th, 2021

This past September, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its policy for how ICE will conduct immigration enforcement in our communities. Though the new prosecutorial discretion memo (PD Memo) falls short of centering a protection-based framework, there are key opportunities for organizers and advocates to use in pushing back against abuses of power by […]

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Palantir Played Key Role in Arresting Families for Deportation, Document Shows

May 2nd, 2019

The data-mining firm Palantir played a key role in federal immigration efforts to target and arrest family members of children crossing the border alone, a new document released this week shows. The document, which details the efforts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to prosecute and arrest parents and sponsors of immigrant children, contradicts claims […]

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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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Five Things the ‘Safe City’ Raids Can Teach Us About the New Era of Enforcement

October 3rd, 2017

In an era where any contact with local law enforcement becomes an opportunity to detain, deport, and incarcerate, highlighting the role of local governments in creating real sanctuaries and pushing back against criminalization is key.

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Budweiser’s new ad is a Superbowl subtweet to Trump

February 1st, 2017

The company that rebranded as “America” has a reminder for white people during the Super Bowl this year.

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