Posts Tagged ‘deportation’

El Pueblo Se Defiende, Local Deportation Defense

July 9th, 2021

During Part 2 of our El Pueblo Se Defiende series, grassroots organizers shared their experiences fighting deportations under the current Biden administration and the strategies they suggest to others who want to be involved in deportation defense work in their local community.  We spoke with Xanat Sobrevilla, organizer with Organized Communities Against Deportations, Carlos Sauceda […]

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Building our Resilience in the Face of Deportation Threats

June 26th, 2019

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In this moment, when the state weaponizes trauma against our migrant communities, our tactic becomes building resilience.  The suffering inflicted on migrants has intensified during the current administration, illuminating the need for our movements to have access to culturally grounded and justice-oriented healing that is accessible to our frontline communities. The current political assaults on […]

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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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Case of Detained 15-Month-Old Baby Exposes Continued Separation of Families by Trump

January 24th, 2019

    Father’s charging documents did not include details of the family separation, hiding it from the court and from the public. Family and advocates demand her immediate release and demand answers to why the government continues to separate families.   PHOENIX — The Trump administration is still separating families who are stopped and detained […]

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New Report Exposes Tech & Data Companies Behind ICE

October 23rd, 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Who’s Behind ICE?” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:60|text_align:center|color:%23ff9900″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20regular%3A900%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Tech and Data Companies Fueling Deportations” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:42|text_align:center|color:%23232f3e” google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:700%20bold%20italic%3A700%3Aitalic”][vc_column_text]Tech is transforming immigration enforcement. As advocates have known for some time, the immigration and criminal justice systems have powerful allies in Silicon Valley and Congress, with technology companies playing an increasingly central role in facilitating the expansion and acceleration of […]

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The Artist Behind ScholaR Comics Has a New Project to Talk to Kids About Deportation Fears

August 24th, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’m a big fan of Vicko Alvarez Vega’s work ever since she started ScholaR comics. She’s the person who drew the “why the x in Latinx” explainer for Mijente’s first Lánzate convening. But when I saw she was publishing a new ‘zine to help kids express their feelings of fear when it comes to immigration […]

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Read Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

January 25th, 2017

Trump just launched his attack on immigrant rights. Read the order here.

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