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text Spring 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin Immigrant Solidarity Network 2014-03-08 11:21 AM
The Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal is of two minds about how to deal with the broken U.S. immigration system. On the one hand, the document calls for the creation of “a pathway to earned citizenship for hardworking men and women” who are in the United States without legal status. On the other hand, the budget would continue to devote significant sums of money to the detention and deportation of many of the same people for whom the administration would like to create a path to citizenship. In other words, the administration pledges that it will do its best to deport from the country the very same people it wants to help stay. While the budget underscores how we'll benefit from commonsense immigration reform by accounting for savings the Congressional Budget Office has forecast, it continues our dysfunctional and illogical immigration detention system. As in past years, the budget includes billions of dollars for the detention operations of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) — part of the Department of Homeland Security — including funding for 30,539 detention beds.... (text/plain)

text Winter 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin Immigrant Solidarity Network 2013-12-03 10:17 PM
In This Issue: 1) 100,000 Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013 2) Does the President Have the Power to Stop All/Most Removals? 3) Chinese Americans protest against Jimmy Kimmel skit 4) Fact Sheet on U.S. "Constitution Free Zone" 5) UT's Young Conservatives Hosting "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" Game (and Cancelled!) 6) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter! (text/html)

text VIDEO: "The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration" www.booktv.org 2013-12-01 7:46 PM
David Bacon interviews Mexican migrants - legal and illegal. Trade and economic policy that make immigration a necessity must be changed. (text/plain)

text Fall 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin Immigrant Solidarity Network 2013-10-29 7:18 AM
In This Issue: 1) Don't neglect immigration reform 2) Rethink Immigration: A Homeless, Undocumented & Detained LGBT Teen's Struggle for Due Process 3) CA gives immigrants driver's licenses 4) ICE Public Affairs: Rogue office in a rogue agency 5) How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons 6) More than 200 arrested at immigration rights rally in D.C. 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter! (text/html)

text Action for Immigration Reform Daisy 2013-10-26 11:07 AM
Emergency Action to let Rep. John Campbell that Immigration Reform is needed now and the House must call for a vote now! Over 100 people, faith leaders, pastors, and Irvine residents in Irvine march to Representative Campbell's office to urge him to help push immigration reform forward! (text/plain)

text Reggae Bar: A Punk Story Michael Carmen 2013-09-16 9:44 AM
Almost every often and awhile, from 2008 sometimes nervous that the restos would over-reserve, thinking that Pat Benatar or Screw Driver was boozing around the area where a reggae bar was located. Too many visitors and standbyers were around the vicinity, so cheering when some of them like unsocialized rapport or a crying baby in a city that never trust. Just like a night of the living dead when you turn on the radio and it’s not Friday, that you were deceived by a beggar. A lots of Germans come around here since last month and until now, near Remedios Circle in Malate Manila, beside that thirty-seven floor skyscraper along the road directing the mall to Padre Faura, abounding around the stretch of the avenue are some other foreigners of different nationalities. The reggae bar in the city, the wooden walls with native designs on it and the unleveled flooring gave the aspects of it the abberance but explicity and half open to the road as cars run by the front. The people are adjusted behaving very comely, drinking beer made in the Philippines or sometimes tequilla as it is served by shots, with toast’ regularly requested by New Zealanders and Iranians. Mito Paling, a German immigrant usually stopover babbling with his grandfather who used to wonder about him when esteeming for a hardcore band named Septic Tank and that saying “nevermind the Sex Pistols here comes Talkative Lampshades”. Hopped out from the taxi and staring from the pavement, bathed so lovely like a vicious hooker, Mito looked very agitated while seeking for a possible CNN reporter or some kind of cybercop volunteer that would fix his curiousity. More bourgeois men steps back and fourth on the thin concrete path, rocks around along, others overlooking from the left or from the right surveying empty tables and chairs. Some of them were malicious on women craving for thirst. Some are crustcore like Mito, accidentally or traditionally accessing to the scene where nobody ever knows or ever mentioned about the fad. The German ordered another round for his friends but his bonafide sincere conviction suggests a slamdance flicking gag that almost reminds of the 1986 rumored gigs, that he’s 42 years old. (text/plain)

text Caravans Converge on Bakersfield to Press for a Path to Citizenship Sharat G. Lin 2013-08-24 12:00 PM
The grassroots campaign for comprehensive immigration reform ramped up in California during the Congressional recess with bus and car caravans to Bakersfield to urge Congressman Kevin McCarthy to support a vote in the House on a path to citizenship. (text/plain + 13 comments)

text Summer 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! Lee Siu Hin Immigrant Solidarity Network 2013-08-04 8:19 AM
Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership IS Immigrant Rights! (text/html)

text Russia Grants Snowden One-Year Asylum Stephen Lendman 2013-08-01 2:23 PM
Snowden (text/plain)

text Vigil for a Just Immigration Reform Jorge 2013-07-24 3:40 AM
Vigil for Just Immigration Reform for All at the Placita Olvera (text/html + 5 comments)

text Harvest of Empire, the Untold Story of Latinos in America Muffy Sunde 2013-05-30 11:35 AM
Movie Night benefit for the Freedom Socialist newspaper, the Voice of Revolutionary Feminism. This fascinating 90 minute documentary will be followed by a discussion chaired by author Yolanda Alaniz. (text/plain)

text May Day 2013 National Immigrant Workers Rights March! Lee Siu Hin Immigrant Solidarity Network 2013-05-01 8:24 AM
We are calling A national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights movement! Wear White T-Shirt; organize local actions to support immigrant worker rights! (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Director’s Note: The Girl Admin LA Progressive 2013-03-14 8:30 PM
I began to think about what it means to live in the very epicenter of the American Dream, and feel not hope – but trapped. My focus shifted, and I began to imagine a film not simply about the borders of geography, but about human borders – of class, culture, attitudes, and ideas.' (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Immigration Story in Long Beach, CA 3-minute video. Michael Lozano 2013-02-23 9:32 AM
We hear a 3-minute story of an activist from Long Beach. After witnessing his parents’ long struggle in the U.S., he decided to join the immigrant rights movement. (text/plain)

text Well If It Really Bothers You That Much Sudhama Ranganathan 2013-02-13 9:59 AM
In the debate over what to do over illegal immigration here in the US, as with similar debates in other nations, the issue is often presented as having two main sides – those for it and those against it. Like most things in our busy fast paced lives we get the fifteen to thirty second version of the debate we catch on the news or whatever we have time for online, be it something linked to on Facebook, twitter or our favorite news aggregator. That typically gives us two sides of the issue to look at, as more in depth discussion is for people with more time on their hands quite often. But, in truth the issue is more complicated than just the two conclusions we are typically presented with – pro or against.</ (text/html + 1 comment)

text The Argument for Amnesty: An Immigration Policy That Works for All Mark Vorpahl 2013-02-07 1:20 PM
Millions experience the repressive nature of the U.S. immigration system on a daily basis, lifting its need for reform to a level of urgency. And fixing this broken program is integral to building the unity among U.S. workers that is required to challenge corporate America’s attacks on our wages, rights, public social services, and living conditions. (text/html)

text Waging War on Immigrants Stephen Lendman 2013-01-31 11:36 PM
immigration (text/plain + 1 comment)

text Fall 2012 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network 2012-11-10 9:29 PM
The Election Over! Where’s Our Change? Our Demands to the President Obama at the Second Term! In This Issue: 1) CCR Commentary 2) FAMILIA LATINA UNIDA Commentary 3) NILC Commentary 4) Petition to Support Sergio 5) Latino voters in 2012 election 6) New Mexico, Border Election Highlights 7) LA council approves ID cards for city residents 8) Anti-Latino Laws Ignite The South (text/html)

text S.A.M.E. & Centro Cultural Present Joint Event on Queer Immigrants San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality 2012-09-18 12:45 PM
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) and the Centro Cultural
 de la Raza are presenting their first joint event on immigration issues and the Queer community Saturday, September 29, 6 to 9 p.m., at the
Centro Cultural,
2004 Park Boulevard in Balboa Park. (text/plain)

text Letter to Governor Jerry Brown from immigrant youth led groups across California repost 2012-09-15 2:48 PM
Governor Brown: Sign the TRUST Act! Don't sign a symbolic driver’s license bill. (text/plain)

text Retenes fin de semana de la Independencia / Independence Day checkpoints (14-15/sep/2012) Checkpoint response 2012-09-14 12:15 PM
Muy pocos retenes se anuncian para este fin de semana pero seguro que habrá más de los anunciados. Si miras un retén en su vecindario, usa esta información para avisar a la gente de tu comunidad. Lo que hemos notedo en Checkpoint response es que en base de estas redes de comunicación, se ha podido forjar comudidades que resisten activamente estas práticas policiales y que avanzan la causa de derechos humanos. Para mayor información , escribe al correo electrónico noretenes@gmail.com <br><br> Few checkpoints are announced this weekend but there are certain to be more. If you see a checkpoint in your neighborhood, use that information to warn those in your community. What we've noticed at Checkpoint response is that communities that actively resist these police practices and that advance human rights can be built upon upon those communication networks. For more information, write to noretenes@gmail.com (text/html + 1 comment)

text Licenses for All! • Townhall Jorge Lopez 2012-08-07 7:09 PM
Licenses for All Townhall Meeting Stop Deportations Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:30pm until 2:30pm Please come and learn about the campaign to pass a new law: driver’s licenses for all. Defend our rights & stop the car impounds. LAPD, Sheriff Baca stop cooperationg with ICE! Also come and learn about immigrant rights & the struggle for legalization. Free T-shirts for first 10 people. Where: Benjamin Franklin Library 2200 East 1st. Street & Chicago St. LA, CA 90033 Centro CSO: (Community Service Organization) and Southern California Immigration Coalition www.csosite.org www.immigrationcoalition.org www.facebook.com/Centro CSO (text/html + 2 comments)

text Summer 2012 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network 2012-07-01 9:04 PM
Dream Come True: Obama Administration Announces Relief for DREAMers! BUT SB 1070 Continue, DREAM Still Long Ways to Go ! (text/html + 1 comment)

text The Unstoppable Dreamers Mark Engler 2012-06-22 8:37 AM
"Courage begets more courage. One sacrifice inspires another... instead of deciding it was advantageous to cave to anti-immigrant racists, Obama looked for a way to please a mobilized and dissatisfied Latino base. We have the DREAMers to thank.." (text/plain + 6 comments)

text May Day 2012: National Mobilization For Immigrant Workers Rights! Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network 2012-03-13 11:29 AM
We are calling A national day of multi-ethnic unity with youth, labor, peace and justice communities in solidarity with immigrant workers and building new immigrant rights & civil rights movement! Wear White T-Shirt; organize local actions to support immigrant worker rights! (text/plain)

text Spring 2012 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network 2012-03-08 11:09 AM
In This Issue: 1) May Day 2012 Call To Action! 2) The NDAA's Historic Assault on American Liberty 3) ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal 4) ICE Detainee Death in CA 5) Immig detention is no hospitality suite 6)3/23 Newark, NJ :Conf on Immigrant Detainees (text/html)

text Protest: ELA Police Checkpoint Jorge 2012-02-04 11:03 AM
Protest: ELA Police Checkpoint Friday, Feb. 3: 7:00 pm Stop Car Impounds in ELA; Whittier and Hoefner Ave. (text/plain)

text Sinai Torture Camps Stephen Lendman 2012-01-17 12:26 AM
torture (text/plain)

text Under Obama, guest-worker visa policy creates left-right conflict The Daily Caller 2012-01-12 6:07 PM
Under the Obama administration, skilled foreign professionals like doctors and software engineers find dim hope in Emma Lazarus’s poetic lamp lifted “beside the golden door.” (text/plain)

text Israel deports flotilla activists Huwaida 2011-11-06 10:04 AM
Israel is deporting eh 27 activists from the freedomwaves flotilla (text/plain + 27 comments)

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