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



Court Rules Law Enforcement Can’t Prolong Stop to Question an Individual About Immigration Status

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September 17, 2013   Contact: Matt Adams, NWIRP: 206-957-8611      Doug Honig, ACLU: 206-624-2184
In a victory for fair treatment of immigrants, Pierce County Superior Court has found that local law enforcement officers cannot prolong a detention to question individuals about their immigration status, citizenship status, and/or country of origin.
The ruling came in a lawsuit (Ramirez-Rangel v. Kitsap County) filed in January 2012 by the ACLU of Washington and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project on behalf of three individuals who were unlawfully detained so that Kitsap County Sheriffs could question them about and investigate their immigration status.  In its Order, the Court gave guidance to all local law enforcement by finding that the Washington State Constitution “forbids local enforcement officers from prolonging a detention to investigate or engage in questioning about an individual’s immigration statute, citizenship status and/or national origin.”  Read more

Palermo’s Pizza – Fight Over Immigrant Firings during unionizing drive

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 By and STEVEN YACCINO   July 27, 2012    NYT

MILWAUKEE — On May 27, about 150 workers from Palermo’s Pizza factory here, representing three-fourths of its production workers, met to sign a petition saying they wanted to unionize. They say they gave the petition to management two days later.

Around the same time, Palermo’s delivered letters to 89 immigrant workers, asking them to provide documentation verifying that they had the right to work in the United States. Ten days later, almost all of them were fired.      Read more

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