Tag Archives: Activists

Granny caravan goes after Trump’s family separation policy, hundreds travel to U.S.-Mexico border

Hundreds of grannies are putting their bodies on the line and their lives on hold, as they embark on a six-day journey to the U.S.-Mexico border to protest the Trump administration's treatment of migrating children and f ...

‘I’ve never seen that before’: Activists marvel as calls for immigrant rights enter the mainstream

It means, “The people united will never be defeated,” a refrain repeated in recent days in front of the White House, inside the Hart Senate Office Building, outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters and al ...

Trump’s Immigration Policies Unified People of Many Faiths in a Powerful Protest on Capitol Hill Today

The president may have signed an executive order intended to end family separation at the border, but immigrant advocates aren’t quieting down. On Thursday morning, dozens of faith leaders, children, and protesters gathe ...

GoFundMe page raises money to send Mariachi band, taco truck to troll NY lawyer who threatened to call ICE on restaurant employees

A video of New York attorney Aaron Schlossberg went viral Wednesday after he lashed out verbally at workers in a Midtown Manhattan deli and threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ...

Teacher of the Year hands Trump messages from young immigrants, hopes he reads them

Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year recipient, had brought with her from Spokane, Wash., a stack of letters that her immigrant and refugee students wrote ahead of her trip to the White House, where she accepte ...

U.S. May Day Marchers Denounce Trump Immigration Policies

The biggest gathering was in Los Angeles, where a boisterous but peaceful crowd of several hundred marched through downtown, carrying pro-union and pro-immigration banners while chanting, "Union power" and "This is what ...

May Day protests focus on Trump’s migrant record, elections

People were marching and holding other demonstrations for labor and immigrant rights from New York to Georgia to California on International Workers’ Day, amid similar actions worldwide. ...

Here’s what to expect during Tuesday’s May Day marches

Protesters are expected to begin assembling as early as 5 a.m., when transportation officials will start closing streets in downtown L.A. City officials warned commuters to anticipate delays and congestion around the eve ...

Deportation Is A Reproductive Rights Issue

Ale lost her green card and was put in line for deportation after a 2011 arrest and conviction on several charges including driving under the influence. She spent two years in Eloy Detention Center in Southern Arizona. ...

Albuquerque, New Mexico Passes ‘Immigrant Friendly’ Measures

Albuquerque's majority-Democratic council voted 6-3 in favor of a measure to prevent federal immigration officials from entering city-operated areas, including a prisoner transport center, without a warrant. ...

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