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What’s behind the ICE arrests of 30 after an immigration raid in Ellensburg, WA? (Courtesy of NNIR)

 What's behind the ICE arrests of 30 after an immigration raid in Ellensburg, WA? By Arnoldo Garcia, NNIRR (Originally published for the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights on January 22, 2011) [http://nnirr.blogspot.com/] The news of an ICE immigration raid is always devastating. The ICE raid in Ellensburg, WA, was a crushing and… Continue reading What’s behind the ICE arrests of 30 after an immigration raid in Ellensburg, WA? (Courtesy of NNIR)

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Shaping State Laws With Little Scrutiny (Courtesy of NPR)

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)

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Prison Economics Help Drive Ariz. Immigration Law (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)

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Meet Kris Kobach: Lawyer For The Anti-Immigrant Movement (Courtesy of Political Correction)

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)

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Your Rights: Police Brutality

BACKGROUND Police brutality and misconduct is as intense as ever in Seattle and throughout Washington State, and resistance now is even more important. Laws like 287(g) which empowers local law enforcement agencies to make immigration arrests and SB1070 in Arizona which lead to an increase of racial profiling arrests. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Regardless of your… Continue reading Your Rights: Police Brutality