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Santa Barbara Residents to Protest Anti-Immigrant Arizona Law (tags)
Protesters will be demanding that the local city council take action by divesting from Arizona. Several will conduct a peaceful Civil Disobedience
Full Rights for All Immigrants, Now! Fight Racism and Bigotry (tags)
Mangahas Makibaka,, Kamtin ang Tagumpay! (Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win.) The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) joins the mass mobilizations in more than 350 actions all over the nation led by unions and immigrant rights groups to say no to racial profiling and anti-immigrant campaigns, in Arizona and everywhere on Saturday, May 1, International Workers’ Day. The racist law gives state and local police the power to act as federal immigration enforcers. The lawmakers who wrote and supported this bill said it was necessary to appropriate the tasks of the federal government because the federal government wasn’t doing “enough” on immigration. The already brisk pace of the federal racist anti-immigrant campaign just was not fast enough for the racist ruling class in the state of Arizona.
Renewed Anti-Immigrant Drive Continues (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) based in Los Angeles today reported that despite the filing of a new immigrant reform bill renewed, anti immigrant drive continues This in light of the renewed anti-immigrant bias following the botched attempt to blow-up a jetliner by a Nigerian immigrant during the Christmas season. And also this is because the immigration bill itself has serious flaws in that it accepts the logic of tightening “border security” and thus does not challenge the category of the “illegal” immigrant. This motions to pass immigration reform has given space to local and state law enforcement agencies to increase their repressive activities.
This is a hate-free city: Minutemen founder persona non grata (tags)
Monday, April 20 2009 CLAREMONT, California-- Despite the right wing's efforts at deception and obfuscation, pro-immigrant, pro-human rights, anti-racist, and community activists organized strong opposition to the arrival of anti-immigrant extremist Jim Gilchrist to our neighborhood.
Local activists oppose police, minuteman harassment of day laborers (tags)
UPLAND, California - January 26, 2008 Supporters of the human rights of immigrants and workers filled the Upland City Council chambers tonight to support speakers decrying injustices against Upland day laborers. The Minutemen, who are themselves responsible for many of these injustices, also arrived to address the council. And while the council may have been more receptive to their racist rhetoric than to our pleas for justice, we maintained the moral high ground and refused to retreat.
12/1 Lee Siu Hin: What We Should Expect from President Barak Obama? (tags)
If history can teach us something, the election of Obama and Clinton has many similarities: after the initial excitement we might experience the same disappointment and disillusion like Clinton-era--and even the possibility of Republicans can capitalize the public disappointment to regain the control of Congress at the future elections.....
CDIR Marks Martin Luther King Day, January 21, 2008 (tags)
The Coalition In Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR)-USA pays tribute to the great African American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today January 21,2008. “While we commemorate Dr. King and his greatness and the American people’s struggle, for justice and equality, the CDIR is however militantly preparing for the surge of anti-immigrant scape-goating in the face of the current economic recession in the United States”, the CDIR-USA coordinator Arturo P. Garcia said.
CDIR Expects Surge Of Anti-Immigrant Scape-Goating (tags)
The Coalition In Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR)-USA expects a high tide or a surge of anti-immigrant scape-goating in the face of the current economic recession in the United States. The CDIR-USA coordinator Arturo P. Garcia also expressed alarm over the move of anti-immigrant lobbyist Ward Connelly, the author of the infamous Proposition 209 in California to put into ballot initiative in five states propositions about race and gender equality. The ballot measures will have better chances of winning in those states like Arizona, Missouri and Colorado with high anti-immigrant bias and forces.
SOS/Minutemen in Long Beach (tags)
A handful of SOS and Minutemen faithful showed up on the corner of 7th and Atlantic in Long Beach to protest the sanctuary given to Liliana, a 29 year old immigrant from Mexico by St. Luks Episcopal Church.
June 24 March-Rally For Immigrants Rights in LA - A Success (tags)
More than 15,000 immigrants and advocates militantly but peacefully marched last Sunday, June 24 in Hollywood to express their sentiments on the ongoing immigrant rights bill in the U.S Congress. Despite the anti-Minutemen rally in south central LA earlier Saturday, threats of ICE raids against immigrants, the oppressive heat and the watchful presence of hundreds of police and county deputies, the more than an hour immigrant rights march occupied more than six blocks from Sunset Street to the rally site at Highland Street in Los Angeles. The April 7 Coalition that led the more than 50,000 mobilization in Los Angeles includes the Latino Movement USA, Hermanidad Mexican National, the ANSWER Coalition and the Coalition in Defense of immigrant Rights (CDIR) and People’s CORE, Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC), UTLA and COFEM led this march rally. Other groups that participated in the march rally were AJLPP, KmB, Gabriela, CHIRLA, Comite Pro Uno, Dream Act Students Coalition, Imigrantes Unid
Only Pressure on the Streets Can Advance the Struggle of Immigrant Workers (tags)
Negotiations in the U.S. Senate on immigration “reform” legislation have stalled. Is this a victory or a defeat for the working class? Despite the hypocritical tears of some national immigrant rights leaders who lament that “we lost a big opportunity”, in reality, this stagnation of the process reflects an equilibrium in the balance of forces between those who benefit from the most miserable exploitation of 12 million workers, and the interests and organizational strength of those workers and their allies. A detailed analysis of the proposal clearly reveals that this is an anti-immigrant “reform” which would increase the persecution of undocumented immigrants. This law would not improve the conditions of life of millions of families; on the contrary, it would make things worse.
Continue the Pressure on the Immigration Bill: Struggle Against Anti-Immigrant Backlash, D (tags)
As we vehemently oppose the US Border Protection and immigration Reform Bill that will turn 12 million immigrants into a permanent underclass of “guest workers” and scrap the family reunification laws the Coalition In Defense of immigrant Rights (CDIR) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) take a stand to fight the anti-immigrant backlash that came with the debates on the U.S. Congress on the so called’ immigration reforms”
IMMIGRATION DEBATES UP IN THE US SENATE, NEW SANCTUARY MOVEMENT LAUNCHED IN THE U.S. (tags)
The US Senate, after a long delay will finally begin debates this coming Wednesday, May 16, on the much-awaited comprehensive immigration reform bill that will decide the fate of more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. The issue: Amnesty or a guest worker program? Senator Arlan Specter wanted the Senate Bill 2611 to be revived while the White House proposes a very expensive “ temporary guest worker program” The democratic party promised a comprehensive immigration reform that will be favorable to the large immigrant community where it derived its support during the last elections. On the other hand, the traditionally anti-immigrant republican party is trying to win over the conservative sector of the immigrant population by giving a limited reform. President Bush, whose wife is a Mexican, promised an immigration reform bill by the end of this year. Senators Ted Kennedy and John McCain are also bent to revive their own immigration bill that died last year during the Senate debates that gave way to SB 2611 that the Republican controlled lower house killed in 2006. The senate killed the oppressive HR 4437 but gave way to some of its anti-immigrant features in the SB 2611 that did not pass the republican controlled lower house. CDIR Immigrant Rights Update
12:10 pm anti-immigrant minutemen holding rally downtown now (tags)
Caller at Olympic & Broadway reports about 150 anti-immigrant minutemen there now planning to march sometime soon. Caller estimates about 40 counter protesters there who plan to dog the march.
Unity against Laguna Beach minutemen (tags)
A few photos of what has become too usual at the Laguna Beach Day Labor Center.
Escondido’s Anti-Immigrant Law on Hold (tags)
Federal Judge, John A. Huston, blocked Escondido, CA’s anti-immigrant measure which was due to become law today.
Why Hillary Clinton voted for the anti-immigrant wall (tags)
Last May, in the wake of mass demonstrations that brought millions of immigrants to the streets in cities throughout the United States, New York’s Democratic Senator Hillary Clinton spoke with disdain for the Republican right’s proposals mandating a crackdown on foreign-born workers.
9/20: National Call-In Day to STOP Congress from Passing Anti-Immigrant Bills! (tags)
On Wednesday September 20, we urge you to CALL, FAX AND MAIL your elected officials, SAY NO TO THE RACIST ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS!
Protest Racist Minutemen in Hollywood (tags)
All progressive, anti-racist people are encouraged to protest the racist Minutemen in Hollywood this Saturday.
BREAKING: 11:45 am - Immigrants rights protesters countering anti-immigrant rally (tags)
Urgent Action Alert! Actions Against Minutemen/Ted Hayes in Downtown L.A. Sun 5/21! (tags)
Call to Action! - 1) Call City Council/LA Police Commission why they approved the Minutemen's March Permit? 2) Mobilize Activist/Community to Turn the Back on Racist Minutemen on 5/21!
5/14 Urgent Action Alert! A Call for A National Immigrant Solidarity Movement! (tags)
The Upcoming Battle Against Anti-Immigrant Legislation, And A Call for A National Immigrant Solidarity Movement
Bush Gets Hit From all Sides in Irvine Protest (tags)
IRVINE, CA, April 24, 2006 – Hundreds of people showed up early this Monday morning to protest an appearance of Bush in Irvine today. Uploaded is an interview with John Earl who attended the protest
STOP ANTI-IMMIGRANT RAIDS AND ARRESTS, (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) vehemently condemns the latest series of raids of the Bush administration authorities against undocumented immigrants all over the nation most particularly in the East Coast that arrested more than 1,800 immigrants. Particularly, the CDIR is concerned with the raids conducted against the Filipinos during unholy hours in Chicago, Illinois and the nearby areas of that state. In those areas of the Midwest, many of the undocumented Filipinos work as caregivers or some other health care occupation.
The neo-Nazi influence in Costa Mesa. Why the city is falling apart. (tags)
Costa Mesa is a microcosm of California. This coastal city has become the epicenter of an immigration issue that threatens to divide our local communities and the nation. Costa Mesa also depicts a vivid portrayal of how radical anti-immigrant groups politicize local governments. Humberto Caspa writes for La Opinion and is an adjunct professor at CSULB.
Over 500,000 Protest Anti-Immigrant Law in Downtown Los Angeles (tags)
3/25: Los Angeles: Half to 1 Million People Protest against Anti-Immigrant Law! (tags)
Today in downtown Los Angeles, over 1 million people demonstrated in support of immigrant rights.
1/20: Please Sign the Petitions to Oppose Anti-Immigrant Bills! (tags)
We are asking you for your help in collecting signatures for a petition addressed to the Los Angeles City Council requesting they adopt a resolution in favor of the immigrant community.
PROTEST ANTI-IMMIGRANT RACISTS IN BURBANK - SAT, JAN 21, 8 AM (tags)
Stop Attacks on Immigrants! No to "SOS" and Minutemen! Unite to stop the racists in their tracks!
SOS to Return to Baldwin Park (tags)
Save Our State is planning to return to Baldwin Park for a third anti-immigrant demonstration. They are in the planning stages right now and are discussing which date would work best.
COMMUNITY OBJECTS TO L.A. ANTI-IMMIGRANT CONFERENCE (tags)
A crucial demo to stop the mainstreaming of the Minutemen on Friday, August 26 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel at 9500 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills.
Anti-Immigrant Groups to Invade D.C. Take Action! (tags)
Anti-immigrant groups are going to D.C. to spread xenophobia. What you can do in LA to support immigrant rights!
Sierra Club a Target of Anti-Immigrant Movement (tags)
I heard this on the radio and found an article on the net. Once again, the Sierra Club, the nation's largest environmental group, is finding itself split on the issue of immigration.
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right-wingers call for anti-immigrant ethnic cleansing (tags)
i bookmarked this site a few months ago, after someone posted it on Indymedia... some of these clowns are so rabidly anti-mexican that it's truly sickening... some of them refer to mexicans as Mud Apes and Chimichanga Chimps and other crap like that...