East Los band Quetzal dedicates this video to the street vendors of L.A., the only major U.S. city where street vending is illegal. To learn more about the efforts to help hard-working families like the ones in this video, check out the Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign on Facebook. Quetzal is the collaborative project of Quetzal Flores (guitar), Martha González (lead vocals, percussion), Tylana Enomoto (violin), Juan Pérez (bass), Peter Jacobson (cello), and Alberto Lopez (percussion). [Mas…]
Maricopa County Arizona $heriff Joe Arpaio is in big legal trouble and is asking supporters to help.
Arpaio said he doesn’t have the money for attorneys, adding that he feels “targeted” by the immigration rights groups that have sued him to stop what they say are racist policies targeting Latinos, according to the Los Angeles Times.[Mas…]
Undocumented migrants aren’t the only brown threat at our southern border — illegal Mexican sausage is making its way into the sandwiches our precious children pack for lunch. Stephen Colbert reports: [Mas…]
They stand outside the immigration detention centers and sing to their loved ones inside: Los Jornaleros del Norte (Day Laborers of the North) offer a Serenata.[Video via NDLON, the National Day Laborers Organizing Network.]
No shit. We grabbed all the text and images from your House Judiciary Committee’s website as soon as we saw it so we could present it to you in all its animated GIF-y wonder. We made it better, though, since the GOP geeks apparently don’t know how to resize GIFS, even though they’re all GIFs of white people! And they do not — I REPEAT DO NOT — like President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
This webpage is called “AT THE FLICK OF A SWITCH”
Mar 18 2015
1. Right now, one single person – the President of the United States – can turn off the enforcement of our immigration laws unilaterally. For real.
This process was a long one. At first it was about me saying fuck your DACA. Then finding out ways to help my sister pay for hers. Then having my dad call me out on my bullshit because he could have benefited from one. Then me trying to get a green card instead. Then that […]
Peru, the world’s largest producer of cocaine, has a new booming illicit business: gold, according to FUSION: Illegal gold mining has surged in the South American country, the world’s fifth biggest gold exporter. A new Univision Investigative report shows that the criminal organizations that traffic illegal drugs have diversified and are now in the business […]
These Nazis wear swastikas and call themselves National Socialists, sure, but they’re not really socialists. They’re more nationalists, really, supporting the White Nation. All they want to do is to save America from the loser and quitter immigrants who gave up on their home countries to invade the U.S. of A. After all, integration was […]
Not only is getting the work really fracking hard – you have to hang outside Home Depot and chase contractors’ trucks – but lots of times day laborers work all day and then get ripped off for their pay. This cumbia music video from Los Jornaleros del Norte (The Day Laborers of the North) and the National […]
This video tries maybe too hard to be cool, but it’s packed with information for college students on how to apply for DACA. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is President Obama’s program — established by Executive Order — that can keep you from getting deported and help you get a driver’s license, work authorization, and […]
Escaping criminal gangs in Central America and crossing Mexico to enter the U.S. without papers is only the first step in a long journey, a journey with an ending that remains unknown. The Intercept tells the story: A few nights ago, Ana crossed illegally into the United States from Guatemala. Her husband paid a coyote […]
(PNS reporting from ANCHORAGE, AK) Some they call him Joe, some they call him Doh! but one group of Alaska voters is 100% behind Joe Miller, the Tea Party-affiliated candidate who is seeking a United States Senate nomination. “His campaign mailer (click on photo to enlarge) convinced us that Miller will do a great job […]
America’s “mass incarceration and the U.S. deportation machine are deeply intertwined,” according to Colorlines.com. “And black immigrants get swept up in both systems. A new video from the Black Alliance for Just Immigration spells it out.”