Declaration of Independence from “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”

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Having lived undocumented most of our lives and having seen our family members and community experience what it means to be considered “illegal” in this country, we understand the importance for legislation and a change in the immigration laws. However, the current atmosphere in Congress, focuses on militarization, criminalization, and surveillance, without addressing the real […]

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Broadview 7 Hearing Results: Undocumented Immigrants Continue to Pay

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The six undocumented DACA-eligible youth, and one undocumented mom who participated in the Broadview Detention Center blockade appeared before a hearing officer on Monday. Their action occurred one month ago as part of a national campaign against deportations. The hearing that took place concluded in a fine for each of the seven individuals. While it […]

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[Update] After Asking Obama To Stop Deportations, 12 Chicagoans Go To Trial

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Chicago, IL. – Eleven undocumented immigrants and one ally, will be facing trial at Cook County Municipal Court today. They were arrested for last month during a civil disobedience demanding that President Barack Obama put an end to the separation of families by stopping deportations. The trial comes as the immigration debate in Washington DC, […]

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After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal

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  After Morning Civil Disobedience, Stop Deportations Rally Planned for Obama Fundraiser to Lift Up Cases of Chicagoans Facing Removal What: Not1More Deportation Rally at Obama Fundraiser When: 4:30pm, Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Where: Hilton Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL Who: Undocumented Illinois, LOS, IYJL, CCWR, PASO, NPA, NDLON and ICIRR. Following the arrest of 12 undocumented Chicagoans and […]

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Bios of the 12 Chicagoans Arrested Calling on the President to Stop Deportations

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1. Stephanie Camba was born in Quezon City, Philippines in 1990. Her family left the Philippines for the Marshall Islands in groups, starting with her grandparents, older sister and aunt. In 1991, Stephanie and her mom joined her remaining family members in search of better economic opportunities. Stephanie’s family naturalized after 10 years in the […]

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BREAKING: 12 Chicagoans Form Human Chain Calling on President to Suspend Deportations

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On Day of President’s Visit Home, Undocumented Immigrants & Allies Block Traffic, Unfurl Banner Reading “400,000: Not1More Deportation” Recorded Live: (05.29.2013) Chicago, IL – Seated around a banner with the number 400,000, the amount of people scheduled to be deported this year under White House quota, Chicagoans mounted a morning rush hour protest to call […]

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