Americans Rally Against Border Militarization In Immigration Reform

Milwaukee joins nationwide protests against Senate “border surge” amendment   (Milwaukee, WI) – The Senate’s immigration reform package was passed with the last-minute addition of a $47 billion “border surge” that would create one of the most costly and militarized border zones in the world over the next 10 years.   At a news conference […]

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In Solidarity With Trayvon Martin’s Family

Trayvon Martin’s murder was an opportunity for the country to reaffirm its principles to equal protection for all under the law.  With a different verdict, this case should have ​marked a turning point for American’s racial justice system.  Instead, it represents yet another failure of that system, which sided with racist vigilante-ism over the lives […]

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Senate Moves Immigration Bill Forward By Needlessly Attacking Border Communities

On June 24th, the Senate voted 67-27 to advance the latest version of its federal immigration bill (S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Competitiveness, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013), which includes a dramatic increase in the militarization of the US-Mexico border.

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