Tag Archives: Immigration

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Juliana and Katie A state rep in Hawaii is literally going around smashing the belongings of homeless people, because he’s sick of them. The San Antonio 4 are free! Turns out these four lesbian women weren’t involved in a lesbian-satanic-child-molesting cult after all.  Transmisogyny in a sitcom: must be a day of the week  Tweet
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Sexual assault endemic for agricultural workers

TweetWhen your assailant is has control of your livelihood, and even whether you can stay in the same place as your family, you might think twice about reporting it. This is exactly the position of many women agricultural workers in the U.S, the vast majority of whom are immigrants, and many of whom are undocumented: [...]
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Border Patrol to continue shooting in response to rock-throwing

Tweet In a harrowing–but unsurprising–move, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is rejecting a recommendation to stop using deadly force in response to rock-throwers from the Mexican side of the border. What is even more infuriating than this move is the reasoning Border Patrol Chief Mike Fisher gave for rejecting this recommendation: Tweet
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Take Action: tell President Obama to eliminate ICE’s incentive to deport

Tweet Image Credit Lately there has been a lot of talk about President Obama’s deportation program and the impending 2 million deportation mark we expect to reach by the end of this year. It’s a policy that has been widely criticized by immigrant rights activists, but with less focus on how and why it is being [...]
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Representative Luis Gutierrez is a Badass Latino Politician

Tweet Image credit: Pat Dollard Not gonna lie, I hadn’t even heard of him until I began listening to Democracy Now this morning. But I bought his book this afternoon. Representative Luis Gutierrez is of Puerto Rican descent, and has proven himself a vocal supporter of social justice throughout his time in politics. Tweet
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