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image Followup Meeting Between Colton Community and Police Rockero 2011-03-14 8:35 AM
Followup Meeting Between Colton Community and Police
Saturday, March 12, 2011 <br><br> COLTON, California - In a follow-up meeting to a <a href="http://la.indymedia.org/news/2010/12/243390.php">community forum</a> held in December, Chief Bob Miller and Detective Eric Campa of the Colton Police Department again met with residents to share the department's new directive concerning vehicle impounds. (image/jpeg)

image Lista de Retenes / Checkpoint list for 11-13/feb/2011 Checkpoint response 2011-02-11 3:52 PM
Lista de Retenes / Checkpoint list for 11-13/feb/2011
El fin de semana pasado fue el Super Bowl y hubo muchísimos arrestos e incautaciones de automóviles de personas que no estaban ebrias, pero a las que el sistema no les permite manejar legalmente. Pero la represión no descansa, sea la excusa un día de festividades o no. Por eso aquí les tenemos una lista corta de los retenes para este fin de semana. Recuerden que como la represión del gobierno no descansa así también la resistencia nunca debe descansar; no olviden renunciar los retenes que vean o si escuchan por algún medio que va haber un retén hagan su aportación a esta lista. <br><br> Last weekend was Super Bowl weekend and there were many arrests and car confiscations of people that where not drunk, but people that the system won’t let drive legally. Nevertheless, repression does not stop, whether a it's holiday weekend or not. Therefore here is a short list of checkpoints for this weekend. Remember that just like repression does not rest, WE the resistance should also stay vigilant; don’t forget to denounce the checkpoints that you eye witness or if you hear about a checkpoint, share the information comrades! (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

image Foto of Police Attack repost 2011-02-11 3:27 PM
Foto of Police Attack
Three LA County Sheriffs attacking a small young vendor Feb. 8 2011. (image/jpeg)

image Lê’s “Gangster” Not Just Another Immigration Memoir Mark Gabrish Conlan/Zenger's Newsmagazine 2011-02-09 1:28 PM
Lê’s “Gangster” Not Just Another Immigration Memoir
Lê Thi Diem Thúy was brought to this country from Viet Nam by her father in 1978, when she was six, but her book “The Gangster We Are All Looking For,” honored this year by the San Diego Public Library and PBS as the 2011 “One Book, One San Diego,” isn’t your ordinary immigrant’s memoir. Presented as a novel — which allows Lê to tap her childhood for material without having to be bound by literal truth — “Gangster” is written in an almost poetic prose style, rich in nature imagery, characteristic of many Asian writers who learned English as a second language. Introducing, reading from and commenting on the book at the Public Library downtown on February 2, Lê gave a presentation touching on a lot of the issues raised in her book, including culture clashes, the role of the imagination and language as a force that can tear people apart as much as it can bring them together. (image/jpeg)

image Pomona Youth Rally for Immigrant Rights Rockero 2011-02-01 1:31 AM

Friday, January 28, 2011 <br><br> POMONA, California - A youthful group of about fifty gathered in downtown Pomona to march, rally, and otherwise lift their voices about the need for immigration reform, social justice, and popular participation in decisionmaking processes. The march was organized and executed exclusively by the youth, who, while accepting the solidarity of more established movement activists, were also taking very seriously their responsibility to lead the movement. (image/jpeg + 16 comments)

text Community Forum Jorge Loco 2011-01-23 10:40 PM
Community Forum on ICE/Police Repression (text/html)

image International Migrants' Day Posada for Human Rights Rockero 2010-12-21 1:58 AM
International Migrants' Day Posada for Human Rights
Saturday, December 18, 2010 <br><br> SAN BERNARDINO, California - A small but dedicated group of labor, immigrant rights, and religious activists gathered on International Migrant's Day to promote the human rights of migrants through the Mexican Christmas tradition of the posada. Beginning at San Bernardino's day labor corner, the processioners gathered under storm clouds just as the sun set to pray, lament the non-passage of the DREAM Act, and sing, before proceeding to St. John's Episcopal Church for tamales, champurrado, and piñata. (image/jpeg + 1 comment)

text DREAMERS WILL NOT GIVE UP Dream Team LA 2010-12-20 11:31 PM
Los Angeles, CA - This morning, US Senate voted on whether or not to debate the DREAM Act. Unfortunately, 60 votes were needed and the measure will not move forward this year. (text/plain + 3 comments)

image Colton Immigrant Community Meets PD Chief, Demands Justice Rockero 2010-12-14 1:19 AM
Colton Immigrant Community Meets PD Chief, Demands Justice
Saturday, December 11, 2010 <br><br> COLTON, California - In a large public gathering the in cafeteria of Alice Birney Elementary School, well over one hundred community members from Colton, a city with a large low-income immigrant community met with their police chief to expose him to the injustices his officers have been committing and to petition for redress of their grievances. (image/jpeg + 6 comments)

text Human Rights are Immigrant Rgihts Jorge 2010-11-27 2:58 PM
Human Rights are Immigrant Rights. (text/html + 4 comments)

image Green U.S. Senate Candidate Warns Immigrant Rights Supporters to 'Beware of the Democrats' Duane Roberts for U.S. Senate 2010 2010-09-24 8:35 AM
Green U.S. Senate Candidate Warns Immigrant Rights Supporters to 'Beware of the Democrats'
"Last year, President Obama appointed Janet Napolitano to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. When Napolitano was Democratic Governor of Arizona, she was a close ally of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and lobbied the Bush administration on his behalf to give his army of deputies the power to arrest undocumented workers under provisions of 287(g). (image/jpeg + 1 comment)

text Justice for Manuel Jamines Jorge 2010-09-17 6:21 AM
Demandamos que el Procurador Cooley Ponga Cargos de Asesinato y despidan a el policia Hernandez! Alto al Terror Policiaco en las comunidades Afro-Americanas, Latino and Migrantes. Alto a las Redadas de la Migra! Legalizacion total para todos! (text/plain)

text Lockdown at Highland and Wilshire repost 2010-07-30 10:58 AM
Ten activists locked themselves down at Wilshire and Highland, while about 200 others supported the protest against Arizona immigration law 1070. (text/html + 4 comments)

text I-19 Shutdown in Tucson, Az- Spanish & English @z 2010-07-30 9:54 AM
Communique from Freedom for Arizona. Other updates available on Az Indymedia. (text/plain)

image Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (22-26/jul/2010) Checkpoint response 2010-07-23 11:45 AM
Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (22-26/jul/2010)
Hasta la fecha, se han anunciado los siguientes retenes policiales a través de la prensa corporativa. Mande esta lista a sus amigos, cópiala a tu sitio local de indymedia o craigslist, o el sitio que sea popular en su área, tome la información y envía mensajes de texto a sus amistades y a todos y todas de su iglesia. Pero seguro que habrá más de los mencionados. Si usted ve un retén, favor de comunicárselo a su organización comunitaria local o reportarlo a la red de Checkpoint response. Mande correo electrónico a noretenes@gmail.com con preguntas, comentarios, o para prestarse como voluntario/a. Si usted quiere reportar un retén anunciado en su prensa local o que haya visto en su comunidad, o si quiere recibir alertas por texto o correo eletrónico, favor de enviar un email a noretenes@gmail.com. <br><br> These are the checkpoints that have been announced in the corporate press so far. Take this list and send it to your friends, post it on your local indymedia site, craigslist, or whatever site is popular in your area, post it to your facebook, take the information and send out text messages to all your friends and all the people in your church. There are sure to be more than the ones listed here. If you see one, please report it to your local community organization or to Checkpoint response. If you would like to report a checkpoint announced in your local press or that you've seen in your community, or if you would like to receive text or e-mail alerts, please email noretenes@gmail.com. You can also e-mail noretenes@gmail.com with questions, comments, or to volunteer. (image/jpeg + 3 comments)

text Protest Arizona SB1070 in Los Angeles CA jorge 2010-07-21 6:22 AM
Southern California Immigration Coalition calling to protest Arizona SB1070 at the Federal building located 300 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Tuesday 27th, and 28th July 2010 at 5pm We Can Stop SB1070 and any attacks in immigrant working class. (text/html + 8 comments)

text Going to Arizona to Protest SB1970- July 29 jorge 2010-07-20 5:50 PM
Southern California Immigration Coalition- SCIC is going to Arizona. Be at Arizona July 29 to stop SB1070 Cost $35.00 per person Meeting place is Centro Cultural Francisco Villa 2100 Maple Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90011 We leave Wed night July 28 We return Thursday night July 29. Please RSVP right away. phone # 323-602-3425 (text/html + 1 comment)

text Terry "Uncle Ruckus" Anderson dead One People's Project 2010-07-10 5:05 AM
A black man who made it his mission in life to pit the black community of South Central against Hispanics, even while working with white supremacists, has been called home by the devil. (text/plain + 1 comment)

application Flyers/info for BoycottAZ- All-Star Protest July 13 BoycottAZ-LA 2010-07-01 1:24 PM
This is to protest the 2010 All Star game July 13 in support of the Arizona Boycott. The protest will be to raise awareness and demand that MLB move the 2011 All Star Game out of Arizona. (application/pdf + 1 comment)

text Costa Mesa action against the "Rule of Law" NouvelleMaude 2010-06-19 8:45 AM
June 15, 2010 — The City of Costa Mesa passed a resolution labeling itself a "Rule of Law City" against the undocumented immigrants! Costa Mesa has declared war on our community! The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has provided the city an ICE agent in their local jail to deport anyone without the "proper documentation". How can we help the police if we don't trust them? Our families will be torn apart and we cannot let that happen! The city has no jurisdiction on laws related to immigration, but yet the City Council has made of its city a smaller version of Arizona with the same harmful consequences on the people of Costa Mesa! *** This protest was organized by the people of Costa Mesa*** (text/html + 1 comment)

text National Commissioner for Civil Rights, LULAC Jan B. Tucker 2010-06-18 3:50 PM
3 Journalists attacked by police during Mayday 2007 Immigration march civil trial to begin 10 a.m. June 18, 2010 @ Dept 307 Los Angeles Superior Court. (text/plain)

image The People Against The "Rule of Law" Of Costa Mesa City! LadyMadonna 2010-06-16 8:15 PM
The People Against The "Rule of Law" Of Costa Mesa City!
The City of Costa Mesa passed a resolution labeling itself a "Rule of Law City" against the undocumented immigrants! Costa Mesa has declared war on our community! (image/jpeg + 8 comments)

image Sit-in at Rep. Dreier's office Protesta en la oficina del congresista Dreier Rockero 2010-06-11 1:26 PM
Sit-in at Rep. Dreier's office Protesta en la oficina del congresista Dreier
Thursday, June 10, 2010<br> SAN DIMAS, California - About thirty constituents, immigrant rights activists, students, and community members entered Representative David Dreier's office, requesting a meeting and answers to questions on his stance on immigration reform. When Dreier's staff proved unresponsive to the request, activists declared they would not leave until their demands were met. They held the office for about an hour, withdrawing after negotiating with officials from the Los Angeles County sheriff's office. <br><br> Jueves, 10 de junio, 2010<br><br> SAN DIMAS, California - Unas treinta personas, entre ellas electores, activistas por los derechos de los inmigrantes, estudiantes, y miembros de la comunidad, entraron a la oficina del congresista David Dreier para pedir una reunión con él y para preguntarle sobre su postura hacia la reforma migratoria. Cuando su personal no rehusó a recibir la petición, los activistas declararon que no iban a partir hasta que se les concedieran sus demandas. Mantuvieron su presencia en el despacho por alrededor de una hora, y se retiraron después de negociar con oficiales del departamento del alguacil de Los Ángeles. (image/jpeg + 5 comments)

image Breaking News!!! Sit-In in San Dimas LA-IMC newsroom 2010-06-11 8:25 AM
Breaking News!!! Sit-In in San Dimas
Caller to the LA-IMC newsroom reports protesters holding a Sit-In at the San Dimas office of Representative Dreier, demanding that he take a stand in favor of Immigration Reform, were kicked out after a half hour and are currently picketing outside. (image/jpeg)

text The Politics of FASCISM and IMMIGRANT BASHING Grassroots KPFK 2010-06-07 10:50 PM
Grassroots KPFK Presents Forum and Panel Discussion The Politics of FASCISM and IMMIGRANT BASHING (text/plain + 3 comments)

image BREAKING: Civil disobedience at Santa Ana ICE detention facility IMC Newsroom 2010-06-04 7:50 AM
BREAKING: Civil disobedience at Santa Ana ICE detention facility
10:45 AM - Eight immigrants rights activists have locked down in the street in front of the Orange County ICE detention facility, located in the City of Santa Ana. (image/jpeg + 10 comments)

text May 29, 2010, 9:55 pm - Dispatch From Phoenix, AZ - Immigrants Rights Demonstration LA-IMC Newsroom 2010-05-30 6:51 AM
LA Indymedia reporters are in Phoenix today to cover the planned mass demonstrations against the recently passed Arizona anti-immigrant law, SB1070. (text/plain + 16 comments)

text Protest/Boycott AZ Diamondbacks at Dodgers Stadium John Morales 2010-05-29 3:07 AM
Protest the Arizona DBacks st Dodgers Stadium Monday May 31st 4-7pm Meet under THIS IS MY TOWN billboards short march up Elysian Park Ave Press Conference 5pm (text/plain)

text Santa Barbara Residents to Protest Anti-Immigrant Arizona Law una collectiva 2010-05-27 4:10 PM
Protesters will be demanding that the local city council take action by divesting from Arizona. Several will conduct a peaceful Civil Disobedience (text/plain)

image Border Patrol targets immigrant rights activist family in Southeast Riverside County Rockero 2010-05-25 8:00 PM
Border Patrol targets immigrant rights activist family in Southeast Riverside County
Saturday, May 22, 2010<br> RIVERSIDE County, California - At about 10:30 Saturday night, agents with the US Customs and Border Protection entered an apartment where a family was watching television. Although members of the family asserted their rights, these were not respected. An adult and three minors were arrested and taken to the Theodore L. Newton, Jr. and George F. Azrak Border Patrol Station in Murrieta. (image/jpeg + 5 comments)

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