Celebrate brave determined actions during 2013 – video clip list

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sakuma farmworker video




VIDEO: Seattle Mayor’s wife arrested at immigration rally
Within two hours of her husband conceding the Seattle mayor’s race, Peggy Lynch was being handcuffed.



http://shar.es/95THe man dies in custody – family demands answers


More Than 100 Women Arrested at Capitol Immigration Reform Protest | NBC4 


Minnesota arrests for blocking street




Raw: Immigration reform march in downtown Orlando

15 protesters jailed after Orlando immigration reform protest




Immigration protest hits streets of Phoenix, ends at ICE office

take things into our own hands quote


Arlington, WA -local musician – don’t feed the greed song



Chain to fence at white house



San Francisco stop ICE bus



Obama Will Seek Citizenship Path in One Fast Push

January 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of the immigration system that would include a path to citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country, senior administration officials and lawmakers said last week.

Mr. Obama and Senate Democrats will propose the changes in one comprehensive bill, the officials said, resisting efforts by some Republicans to break the overhaul into smaller pieces — separately addressing young illegal immigrants, migrant farmworkers or highly skilled foreigners — which might be easier for reluctant members of their party to accept.

The president and Democrats will also oppose measures that do not allow immigrants who gain legal status to become American citizens one day, the officials said. Read more

Dreaming and Driving

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Published: January 7, 2013

Young undocumented immigrants who are allowed to work legally in the United States should be allowed to drive legally, too. It makes perfect sense, if only for public-safety reasons: people need to drive to work, and they should follow the law and be demonstrably competent, registered and insured. But with the politics of immigration, nothing is ever that simple.

The issue of driver’s licenses for the undocumented became urgent when the Obama administration decided last summer to defer deportations and Read more

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