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Immigrant women and allies risk arrest to demand humane immigration reform

TweetLeisha Carrasquillo is a U.S. citizen, but her husband is an undocumented immigrant from Honduras. In June, her husband was detained and has been in ICE custody since, having devastating effects on her health and her family. Today, she is prepared to take part in an act of civil disobedience to demand an immigration reform [...]
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The Dream 9 are going home

TweetLast night across my social media platforms I started seeing the news, and I am super delighted to confirm that the Dream 9 have been released and are going home! The young activists, who crossed the border near Nogales with the purpose of entering detention to organize and demand humanitarian parole, were denied parole on [...]
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Dream 9 exposing horrifying conditions in immigration detention

TweetLast week, the Dream 9 crossed the border from Mexico into the United States in broad daylight by a border patrol station in Nogales. Their intention was to infiltrate and organize the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, as well as to petition to return to their longtime homes in the United States on the grounds [...]
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Migration is beautiful. Tell your lawmakers.

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. Human beings have been migrating for the entirety of our existence. It’s [...]
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The draft immigration reform bill is a mixed bag for women and LGBTQ folks

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Verónica Bayetti Flores. Verónica is the Assistant Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) at Hampshire College. She has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color, and helped to [...]
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