Occupation of Arizona Border Patrol station!

May 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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21 May 2010
Tucson, AZ – More than a dozen people occupied Border Patrol headquarters
at Davis-Monthan Airforce Base today in an act of peaceful resistance. The
group includes members of Indigenous Nations of Arizona, migrants, people
of color and white allies. Six people used chains and other devices to
lock themselves in the building. These Arizona residents disrupted the
Border Patrol operations to demand… Read more

Citizenship Law Fans Women’s Fears in Arizona

May 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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 By  Sharon Johnson
WeNews correspondent

Arizona’s new law on checking immigration papers rings special alarms
for women whose new names after marriage or divorce might not match
electronic records. Others in mixed-status relationships fear their
families could get torn apart.
 
http://www.womensenews.org/story/the-nation/100504/citizenship-law-fans-womens-fears-in-arizona 

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New immig. reform proposal based on human rights & a comparison chart

May 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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(from David Bacon – April 26, 2010)  see comparison chart following letter
Dear friends,

A year ago many organizations and individuals in northern California came
together to affirm the need for an immigration policy based on human rights.
At that meeting, we resolved to work on a strategy for meaningful
immigration reform, centered around an alternative to the kind of proposals
made in Congress over the last few years, and which we are hearing again
this year. Read more