Winter 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)
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!
"DEVELOPER PAUL SOLOMON" An Artist's Worst Nightmare (tags)
An Editorial Response To "ladowntownnews.com's" article about Paul Solomon's new "Walnut" project in the LA Arts District.
Rose Parade Completed by Occupy Fights Foreclosure Float (tags)
Occupy Fights Foreclosure group started the year 2013 by marching and chanting at the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena.
Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood (tags)
Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012.
Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012 (tags)
Occupy Fights Foreclosures protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood.
PAUL SOLOMON & WILSON PITRUZZELLI INVESTMENTS CASTIGATED FOR ILLEGAL USE OF ARTIST LOFT (tags)
PAUL SOLOMON & WILSON PITRUZZELLI INVESTMENTS GET CASTIGATED FOR ILLEGAL USE OF LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT LOFT
President of Los Angeles River Artists and Business Assoc. Harassing Arts District Artist (tags)
Is the new token President of Los Angeles River Artists and Business Assoc., Joseph Pitruzzelli, a blatant hypocrite for attempting to violate an artists first amendment rights? The artist seems to think so, calling Joseph Pitruzzelli one of "The Anti-Artists of the Arts District". Is Joseph Pitruzzelli self fulfilling the artist's own prophecy with this law suit?
Occupy L.A.- UPDATED LEGAL INFO (tags)
OCCUPY L.A. UPDATED LEGAL INFO. If you are coming to Occupy LA for a few hours, a few days, or the duration, know these things first. Please also see the other post about Donating to Occupy LA.
Police choose new targets (tags)
Bill Rosendahl has brought a special squad of 21 LAPD officers into Venice, CA . Now that most of the Homeless Living in their cars and moterhomes have lost their vehicles... They now are forced to sleep on the sidewalk (not illegal) Having neutralized their targets, they are now targeting other groups of people to harass by intimidation and by impounding vehicles, Family Pets, or giving unwarranted parking tickets. I suspect these include Farmers, Raw foodists, Artists, Musicians, or any alternative or creative types.
VENICE BOARDWALK OCEAN FRONT WALK Task Force Meeting 10/6/10 (tags)
this 1x/month meeting facilitated by LA City Council is a place for sharing information...or contentious arguments..
LA Arts District Restaurant, Wurstkuche, in Defiance of City "Order to Comply" (tags)
“Order to Comply” ignored by Wurstkuche Restaurant as of September 24th, 2010. Illegal use of Artist in Residence loft continues late into the nights...
Arts District Developer / Landlord Paul Solomon in Defiance of City's "Order to Comply". (tags)
“Order to Comply” ignored by Paul Solomon as of September 24th, 2010. Illegal use of Artist in Residence building continues...
Terry "Uncle Ruckus" Anderson dead (tags)
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.
In the Streets for Human Rights: A People Without Borders (tags)
The recent immigrant rights demonstration in San Diego May 1 was inspiring, but a real solution to the immigration question will come only when we can disenthrall the American people from hateful corporate propaganda that pits disadvantaged groups against each other and convinces millions of Americans that their economic and social problems are caused by people below them, not people above. So-called “illegal” immigrants are just another in the long line of scapegoats corporate and Right-wing propagandists invoke to keep people confused and lead them to challenge each other instead of their corporate overlords.
Photo Set 2 - TERMINATORS ILLEGAL VETOS spark HIV Protest and Vigil in Downtown L.A. (tags)
Photo set 2 Original article and Photo-set at http://la.indymedia.org/news/2009/08/229582.php
Call For Anarchist Solidarity Actions With Immigrants July 21st (tags)
Take Nationally-Coordinated Action To Show Solidarity And Fight ICE on July 21st! We have begun the attack by spraypainting an ICE van with many anti-Migra(ICE) slogans. May our spark spread into a wildfire.
Simi Valley Mayor asks DHS head Chertoff to Raid Sanctuary Church - Oxnard Responds (tags)
March in defense of human rights, in response to the raids carried out on a scale meant to terrorize the workers and immigrants of Southern California. On Tuesday, 1,300 people were detained and in many cases torn from their childrens' arms.
Nativist Militia Forms in Long Beach (tags)
Former Save Our State ( SOS ) member Gerry Nance aka. BorderRaven forms Militia in Long Beach. [Photo of BorderRaven]
A Minuteman meets his hour of crisis (tags)
Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist is battling three of his board members in court for control of the organization. By Jennifer Delson, Times Staff Writer March 11, 2007
Organizing against police suppression of political activities (tags)
Jim DeMaegt was visited by the Secret Service at his apartment building on January 3 of this year at about 2:30 or 3:00 p.m.
Minutemen: Push comes to shove (tags)
Both sides escalate protest by screaming profanities This story appeared in the Antelope Valley Press on Sunday, January 21, 2007. By TITUS GEE Valley Press Staff Writer
Hundreds deported (tags)
Hundreds deported, others may face court after L.A. immigration sting.
Joe Turner: School board candidate or demagogue? (tags)
Joseph Turner, founder of the anti-immigrant group Save Our State, is running for San Bernardino Board of Education, fresh from the defeat of his Anti-Illegal Immigration Ordinance there. But the campaign is going to his head.
Women Say They Will Also Target Los Angeles Afghan Embassy (tags)
"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America." - President Jimmy Carter.
Following that credo, on September 11, 2006, American women handcuffed and chained themselves to the Afghan Embassy in Washington, DC to protest against Hamid Karzai's oppressive government. A spokeswoman stated that this was "just the start of demonstrations against the Afghan Embassy in Washington to protest President Karzai's illegal imprisonment of innocent Americans and treatment of Afghan women."
Valley Park, PA enacts Joe Turner's/SOS law (tags)
Valley Park, Pensylvannia follows lead on illegal alien law; same law close to passage in several California cities
'Private Police Force' to arrest "illegals." (tags)
LA CRESTA -- Fed up with what it says is a failure on the part of authorities to act on the area's illegal immigrant problem, a group purporting to be residents of the affluent, sprawling and isolated La Cresta, Tenaja and Santa Rosa communities is vowing to take matters into its own hands.
Demonstrate against the MinuteKKKlan in Laguna Beach! (tags)
Come demonstrate against the MinuteKKKlan in Laguna Beach!
Protest in Costa Mesa 7/8 (tags)
please see below
T. Hayes, KKK, and other Facist (tags)
Ongoing and Upcoming Facists actions in Califas. Note Saturday June 17th and 18th. Media slut Ted Hayes & Co. will gather in downtown. The 21st Century Ku Klux Klan ride will be in town that weekend also.
Turner Complains:Son's School Hurt by Immigrants (tags)
Joe Turner interview in "Hoy": Complains about his son's school having Mexicans. Translated from Spanish.
Provoking Violence: The Minutemen Confront Migrants and Supporters in Downtown LA (tags)
A month ago and the month before, migrants and their supporters put a million people in the streets. Today the minutemen countered with a hundred-person "civil rights march," proclaiming no civil rights for immigrants or their children. Luckily for the minutemen, the protestors were inclined to be non-violent.
San Bernardino City Council Turns Down Racist Petition (tags)
In a too-close vote, the San Bernardino City Council voted against the Illegal Immigration Relief Act Ordinance, and turned it over to the voters.
May Day Virtual Sit-In! NO ILLEGAL BORDERS! NO ILLEGAL LAWS! (tags)
Join May Day Virtual Sit-In! All Day Long on May 1st. Bodies On-line and Bodies in the Street Together. NO ILLEGAL BORDERS! NO ILLEGAL LAWS! CLICK HERE*CLIQUEN AQUI http://www.thing.net/~rdom/ecd/MayDay2006/Start.html
Discrimination not illegal immigrants fuels Black job crisis (tags)
Dumping the blame for the chronic job crisis of young, poor Black men on illegal immigration stokes the passions and hysteria of immigration reform opponents, but it also lets employers off the hook for discrimination. And it's easy to see how that could happen.
L.A. Organizers Denounce Black Minuteman (tags)
Wave Newspapers, News Report, Gene Johnson Jr., Apr 27, 2006
Mexican Concentration Camps (tags)
How will the American government deport 4 million illegal immigrants?
Protest vs. Protest: Immigration Shouting Match Forecast (tags)
Well, the day-laborer hiring center in the 1200 block of Flower Street in Burbank should be a pretty noisy place at around 8 a.m. this Saturday:
Jane Harman Campaign Violates LA City sign Ordinance. (tags)
West side primary race heating up
Costa Mesa Police Cheif quits amidst illegal immigration controversy ! (tags)
PD chief denying heat over ordinance was the reason even though timing and previous statements would seem to indicate otherwise.
JC Outs Himself. Ending Years of Denial He Says "I'm proud to be a Vigilante" (tags)
Founder of the anti-immigrant vigilante group, the Minuteman Project. Says he won’t try to stop violence by his members and “I’m proud to be a vigilante.”
Immigration Harms Black America (tags)
Dr. Anderson will be appearing at: Eso Won Books 3655 S La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90016 Friday, March 31, 2006, 6:30 p.m.
Day of Action Against Caterpillar- March 16th in Whittier (tags)
March 16, 2006 is the three year anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie. Rachel was a 23 year-old U.S. peace activist who was killed by an Israel Defense Forces Caterpillar bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip.
Car Caravan Demands No Katrina/Rita Evictions (tags)
Katrina Solidarity Committees nationwide will be pointing out that FEMA and the Bush administration are mandated by the Stafford Act to provide housing for disaster victims for 18 months - their attempt to cut off housing and rental assistance is illegal and criminal. Protests will demand Katrina/Rita evacuees be granted an indefinite extension in federal, state and local housing assistance until such time as they obtain affordable and adequate housing.
SOUTH CENTRAL FARM (tags)
On Friday February 3, Members of the community staged a protest in front of the Brentwood offices of Ralph Horowitz , demanding that he void the sale from the city of the 14 acre farm at 41st and Alameda. This is the statement that was read to the press.
World Can't Wait -- Tomas Olmos (tags)
Statement of Tomas Olmos, President of Mexican-American Bar Foundation
SOS Coming to Burbank Saturday (1/21) (tags)
All pro-worker, pro-human rights activists are encouraged to come to the event on Saturday, January 21 to oppose the scape-goating, knee-jerk xenophobes Save Our State.
Mexica Movement Turns The Tables on Save Our State Rally (tags)
“Europeans Are Illegal Immigrants Since 1492” declares Indigenous liberation movement at Glendale counter-protest; Glendale Police Department slammed for “unprofessional conduct.”
“Conquest and genocide are a natural part of humanity,” boasts Save Our State’s Joe Turner.
Initiative falls short by 100,000 (tags)
SIGNATURES: The state border-police measure will not be able to muster the required 600,000. 02:01 AM PST on Saturday, December 10, 2005
KKK rally site changed to Irvine Marriot Hotel (tags)
According to Jim Gilchrist's website, the KKK rally will not be held in Irvine Regional Park as originally planned, but in the Grand Ballroom of the Irvine Marriot Hotel.
Protest the Illegal War on Iraq!, Orange Circle, 9/1/05 (tags)
SOS Comes Out Against the Police and Outlines New Vigilante Tactics (tags)
It seems that SOS now knows that their Nazi ties have been exposed, and they do not like that the people of this country do not agree with the racist position.
2 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS (tags)
a) SAVE OUR STATE TO BULLY MORE DAY LABORERES IN LAGUNA BEACH THIS SATURDAY b) MINUTEMEN HAVE OFFICIALLY ARRIVED IN SAN DIEGO--GROUPS CALLED ON TO COUNTER--THEIR PRESENCE!!!
SOS coming to Laguna Beach Art Festival (tags)
On Saturday, July 16th, S.O.S. members will be coming to Laguna Beach. Shall we greet them?
SOS to Exploit Racial Tensions in L.A. (tags)
The following was posted on the SOS website and was written by SOS founder, Joe Turner. www.saveourstate.org
Joe Turner Hero In The New Again (tags)
Joe Turner in the News Again...ever wonder why there are SO many stories on Joe Tuner and NONE on the indymedia leaders?
SOS to Protest at Local Arts Festival (tags)
The information below was taken from the SOS website. They have gone public with the protest details because infiltrators within SOS have already leaked the information.
MINUTEMAN CO-FOUNDER JOINS HATE GROUP (tags)
Add another log on the hate fires that the Minuteman Project built. They have repeated the refrain over and over again that they have no tolerance for hate groups or their members joining them. Sean Hannity has been their television personality cheerleader parroting the declaration. Well, that hasn't been the case, as hatemonger after hatemonger have been using the Minuteman Project as a springboard for their little race war. One would think that if a group are so adamant about racists in their midsts, they would do something to stifle this activity. Well that didn't happen, nor did it look like it's going to. Minuteman co-founder, Jim Gilchrist, on the left in the picture above with the other founder Chris Simcox and cheerleader Hannity, joined the California Coalition for Immigration Reform. That's a group that's close to, among other groups, the Council of Conservative Citizens, and it is noted by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group. It is getting tiresome finding example after example of the race-based vigilantism that the Minuteman Project keeps trying to deny they are engaged in, but now it is even harder to do so. That is just fine for the scores of groups looking to seal the fate of these lowlifes.
LA TIMES LOVES JOE TURNER (tags)
A Street-Fighter Mentality on Illegal Immigration By Fred Alvarez, Times Staff Writer As the insults flew and the protest reached a boil, Joseph Turner couldn't help but smile. The 29-year-old head of the upstart Save Our State organization had come to Baldwin Park to pick a fight over illegal immigration. He had led a band of like-minded souls into the heart of the city to protest public art they deemed "seditious and anti-American." Part of a monument at the Metrolink station is inscribed "It was better before they came," interpreted by some as a barb at whites who displaced California's Mexican residents in the 19th century. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-profile27jun27.story
"We scream and cry until we get our way. " --MMP Website (tags)
Selected excerpts from the Minuteman Project's plans for California, from their website.
After Downing St. Rally at KTLA (Report with Pix and Video) (tags)
A rally was convened on just one day's notice to support the hearings convened by Rep. Conyers and over 100 other Members of Congress to investigate the Downing St. Minutes. These recently-leaked minutes detail Bush's illegal conspiracy with Tony Blair to invade Iraq almost one year prior to the official invasion.
Minutemen Project Gearing Up For Another Round of Vigilante Actions (tags)
Conservative Alerts Just Went Out to the Same People Who Are Pro-War, Pro-Globalization, and Pro-Bush are sending out calls for action, spreading lies and enlisting people for their racist war on the poor people of Mexico and other Central and South American countries that have fallen victim to the United States Neo-Policies. Below is the email:
Another Racist Protest (tags)
SOS Plans to host another rally of hate.
Unfair Sentencing (tags)
Clark County Public Defender Phil Kohn, seen in his office in May 2004, says he has noticed a trend in which illegal immigrants are getting prison time when probation usually is warranted.
Save Our State Vigilantes Becoming More Militant and Violent in their Rhetoric (tags)
The Vigilantes that conducted the racist protest in Baldwin Park yesterday are now responding to their unpopularity by posting increasingly violent and racist messages, urging each other to step up actions against Latin American and Mexican people.
Governor Arnold’s Racist Minutemen and Bush’s Wars (tags)
We have seen this all before! If these minisculemen were men at all they would have already enlisted and be patrolling the mean-streets of Baghdad, Mosul and Sadr City. All of them 17-39 years old could have enlisted. SUPPORT the WAR? ENLIST NOW!
Join the B.U.S.H. BOYCOTT! 11/22/04 (tags)
BEWARE: THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A FRIVOLOUS LAWSUIT (tags)
> The "Proposition on the Ballot" to deny citizens (attorneys and private citizens, alike) the right to use their courts (and juries: grand and otherwise) is an illegal, Constitution-opposing, effort to steal Trillions and establish an International-Criminal-Regime, right here in California.....to further endebt and destabilize the state and nation, rendering our peoples less-capable of securing their lives and properties against criminal activities (expanding crime and debt, beyond their already-recod, warring, levels).....
ANOTHER VICTIM OF TORTURE!!!!!!!!!!!! (tags)
SENT AFTER SHOWING FEAR, TORTURED AND BACK TO TELL ALL!!!!!!!!!
[LACN] Reminder - Illegal Arts Month (tags)