Tag Archives: Activists

Progressive leader Rep. Jayapal joins ‘caravan’ for border crossing

House Progressive leader Pramila Jayapal will join a "caravan" of migrants seeking asylum as they try to enter the United States from Tijuana on Saturday afternoon — an attempt to spotlight what Democrats view as the inh ...

The Latest: Immigrant’s supporters end courthouse protest

Dozens of supporters of a man from Ecuador facing deportation have ended a protest at the federal building in Hartford, Connecticut, where some of them chained themselves to each other and trash cans filled with sand. ...

Supporters of Ecuadorian immigrant block federal building

Dozens of demonstrators, some of them chained to each other and barrels filled with sand, blocked the doors to a federal courthouse Friday in support of an immigrant from Ecuador who was been living in a church for a yea ...

At 87, her mission to help immigrants hasn’t slowed down

Growing up, she experienced first-hand the burden of being a child of immigrants who didn't speak English. Helping her parents interact with the outside world fell on her shoulders. ...

Singing ‘Amazing Grace,’ a church surrounded an ICE van to stop an arrest. 27 were jailed.

“Who’s willing to get arrested if it comes down to that?” Pastor Cleve May asked two dozen members of his congregation in the parking lot at CityWell United Methodist Church early Friday morning. ...

America’s Best-Documented Undocumented Immigrant Just Published His Memoir

When Jose Antonio Vargas came out as undocumented in the pages of the New York Times seven years ago, he had no idea what would happen next. Before he published that essay, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant,” Vargas ...

Police Arrest 4 at ICE Protest Outside Arizona Jail

Four activists who chained themselves to each other outside one of the jail entrances were arrested in an act of civil disobedience. ...

Logic stages immigrant protest at VMAs with parents, kids

The children, including some younger ones who appeared intimidated by the crowd, stood in a line as a “human wall,” some swaying and clapping to Logic’s new song, “One Day.” He debuted it Friday with a new music video de ...

McCarthy stares down immigration protesters

Rep. Kevin McCarthy knows “history is against” Republican efforts to retain control of the House — though perhaps not as against him as the immigration protesters who shouted him down during a talk in Sacramento. ...

Amy Meselson, Lawyer Who Defended Young Immigrants, Dies at 46

Not only was Mr. Ly prevented from boarding a plane to Atlanta for the national finals with the rest of his team, because he lacked government identification; he was also facing deportation as an illegal immigrant. ...

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