MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Saturday February 26, 2011 Contact: El Comité Pro Reforma Migratoria Y Justicia Social and the May 1st Action Coalition, 206.324.6044. Immigrants and their Allies Rally at Westlake and March to the Downtown Seattle ICE Offices to Protest ICE Raids and Proposed Anti-Immigrant Legislation on Friday, February 25, 2011. SEATTLE -… Continue reading Immigrants and Allies Rally and March on February 25th, 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Friday February 18, 2011 Contact: El Comité Pro Reforma Migratoria Y Justicia Social and the May 1st Action Coalition, 206.324.6044. Immigrant Community and Allies to Mobilize Against ICE Repression and Washington State Anti-Immigrant Legislation. SEATTLE - El Comité Pro Reforma Migratoria y Justicia Social and the May 1st Action… Continue reading Press Statement from El Comité and the May 1st Action Coalition Concerning Recent Raids and Anti-Immigrant Bills.
¿Sabes que estamos en peligro de perder la licencia de manejar? Los invitamos a discutir en un circulo de dialogo sobre, cómo vamos a enfrentar en comunidad los diferentes problemas que como trabajadores inmigrantes estamos enfrentando. Las detenciones de ICE (“la migra”) han incrementado, compartiremos información de cómo evitar a toda costa las deportaciones, organizándonos… Continue reading Circulos de dialogo-¡Por cada Familia NO deportada es un triunfo de la comunidad!
Immigration Law Proposals in Washington State, Summary Sumario de Propuestas de Leyes Migratorias en el estado de Washington 1/20/2011 HB 1146 - Prohíbe que No-Abogados den Consejería en trámites de Inmigración Se conocerá como, “La Acta de Prevención de Fraude de Servicios Migratorios.” Una enmienda a la ley para que personas que no son abogados… Continue reading Leyes de Inmigración Propuestas en el Estado de Washington en 2011
Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny by LAURA SULLIVAN [http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130891396] October 29, 2010 When you walk into the offices of the American Legislative Exchange Council, it's hard to imagine it is the birthplace of a thousand pieces of legislation introduced in statehouses across the county. Only 28 people work in ALEC's dark, quiet headquarters in Washington,… Continue reading Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny (Courtesy of NPR)
Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law by LAURA SULLIVAN [http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130833741] Laura Sullivan/NPRGlenn Nichols, city manager of Benson, Ariz., says two men came to the city last year "talking about building a facility to hold women and children that were illegals." text size A A A October 28, 2010 Last year, two men showed up in… Continue reading Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law (Courtesy of NPR)
Meet Kris Kobach: Lawyer For The Anti-Immigrant Movement July 15, 2010 12:21 pm ET — Melinda Warner [See Original article at: http://politicalcorrection.org/blog/201007150011%5D . As the debate over immigration reform continues, anti-immigrant forces have offered some downrightheinous solutions on how to deal with the issue and policymakers around the country are starting todance to the nativist beat.… Continue reading Meet Kris Kobach: Lawyer For The Anti-Immigrant Movement (Courtesy of Political Correction)
Arizona Senate Bill 1070: Context and Implications In wake of polemic debate surrounding immigration reform, the most stringent bill approved at the state level so far, is SB 1070 in the State of Arizona, signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer. The legislation itself, championed by ultra-right State Senator Russell Pearce with the backing of… Continue reading Arizona Senate Bill 1070: Context and Implications
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-breaking-news/virginia/va-ag-cops-can-ask-immigration.html Virginia law enforcement officials can ask the immigration status of those they stop or arrest, the state's Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has ruled. In a legal opinion written in response to a request from conservative Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William), Cuccinelli ruled that police officers and other legal authorities can look into the immigration… Continue reading Va. AG: Cops can ask immigration status (Washington Post)