How a middle-aged professor came to participate in a civil disobedience action to stop a deportation bus

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As I woke at 5:30 in the morning  to get dressed I remembered all the instructions:  no contacts in case the cops use pepper mace; no shoe laces, lacy accessories or jewelry that will be removed in jail; be prepared for a strip search and to have your glasses removed while you are detained.  The […]

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Families of Immigrants To Be Deported Tuesday Urge ICE for One Last Chance, Ask President Obama to Expand Low-Priority Categories To Include People Who Were Previously Deported

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WHAT: Octavio Nava Carrera and Brigido Acosta Luis, likely to be deported on Tuesday, are considered “high priority” for deportation for reuniting with their families after being deported in the past, a category which President Obama has the power to change.  Their families, undocumented immigrants previously deported, and advocates will be speaking at a press […]

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Protección Contra la Deportación: Honrar a los Veteranos Estadounidenses y a Sus Familiares Indocumentados a Través del Parole-in-Place

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 ”Entonces, ¿por qué sigues indocumentada?” Esa es la pregunta que recibí de la mayoría de la gente, porque no podían creer que la esposa de un miembro del ejército estaba luchando para obtener una tarjeta de residencia. Después de todo, se espera que estar casado/a con un/a ciudadano/a de los estados unidos debe conceder estatus […]

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Relief from Deportation: Honoring U.S. Veterans and their Undocumented Families through Parole-in-Place

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 “So, why are you still undocumented?” That was the question that I got from most people because they could not believe that an Army wife was struggling to get a green card. After all, it is expected that being married to a U.S. citizen should grant you legal status automatically, even more if your spouse […]

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Shutdown ICE: Arizona

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October 14, Eloy Detention Center courtesy of NDLON Yesterday multiple community members and national organizations participated in back-to-back actions in Phoenix, AZ, aimed at shutting down Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE). Early in the morning, community members from across the country were successful in chaining themselves in front of the Eloy Detention Center, blockading the road […]

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Dreams That Are Conscious

"Its not much of a guitar but for me it has given me an outlet."

By Caiden, First Installment Dreams aren’t what they used to be. No matter if it’s in my head or in my heart, I only know how to live in this moment.   Everyone is so disconnected from another. At what point do we allow people in our thoughts? Time is gone, it stops who we […]

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