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Trump Administration’s Latest Workplace Raid Takes 133 Workers in Nebraska Area

On August 8, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted a massive workplace raid across Minnesota and Nebraska and arrested 133 immigrant workers. ICE only had warrants for 17 immigrants; the rest were “collateral” arrests from the factories, farms, and restaurants ICE targeted. This raid is only the latest in a series of large and indiscriminate … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Advocates Rally for #FamiliesBelongTogether on Deadline to Reunite Families

Today, the Trump Administration missed its second deadline to reunite all the families that its “zero tolerance” policy has separated. Almost 1,000 children remain without their parents, and experts are saying that it may be years before they are all back together. To highlight the continued crisis of family separation, advocates in Washington, D.C. today … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Washington, D.C. Advocates Call on ICE to Stop Raids in Their City

Hundreds of people in Washington, D.C. took to the streets on Monday to protest recent discriminatory Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in the city. “Not in our neighborhood, not in our city” chants could be heard while signs that read “full rights for all immigrants” could be seen in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. The … Continue reading »

28 Reasons Why ICE is a Rogue Agency

Tramonte: “Not one state or local tax dollar should go toward deporting hardworking Ohioans” Cleveland, OH – In Columbus today, Earth First! and the American Indian Movement of Ohio as well as other leaders and community members disrupted “business as usual” at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office. According to the news media, multiple people have … Continue reading »

6000+ Ohioans Protested Family Separations, Raids, Deportations

Cleveland, OH – Last weekend, more than 6,000 Ohioans in sixteen cities across the state plus Washington, DC rallied to #KeepFamiliesTogether.  Rallies were held in 750 cities nationwide.   More than 60 people turned out in Ashland and 200 in Bowling Green, where Councilman Bruce Jeffers said “we’re interested in welcoming all people.”  Cleveland drew … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Hundreds of Thousands Demonstrate Across Nation for #FamiliesBelongTogether

Today, hundreds of thousands of people demonstrated across the nation in #FamiliesBelongTogether rallies that blasted the Trump Administration’s policies of separating migrant children and families. Over 780 events, organized by Families Belong Together, were held in all 50 states and elsewhere around the world. Attendees were asked to wear white in protest and solidarity. The … Continue reading »

Listen to the “A is for America” Podcast from Brownsville, Texas

The latest episode of our podcast, “A is for America”, is set in Brownsville, Texas, where advocates led by the ACLU held a mass rally this week outside of a courthouse where migrants are being prosecuted. (Interviews start at 7:00.) So much continued to happen in immigration news this week. Here are just some of … Continue reading »

Immigration Raids, Family Separations Spark Unprecedented Level of Activism in Ohio

Cleveland, OH — From Univision to NBC Nightly News to the Salem News, the consequences of the massive, military-style immigration raids that the federal government carried out at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center and Fresh Mark plants are on full display.  Rather than applauding these actions, the backlash among Ohioans has been intense. This past … Continue reading »

Immigration Protests and Occupy ICE Are Spreading Across the Country

In response to the Trump Administration separating children from their families, activists across the country have been taking a stand, organizing protests, and letting Trump know that the separation of families cannot continue to happen in our name. A movement to Occupy ICE has also emerged in a number of cities, with advocates shutting down ICE … Continue reading »

How Americans Across the Country Are Mobilizing Against the Separation of Children

Public outrage against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their families exploded this week, with Americans of all different stripes and from all over the country publicly standing against the policy. Countless editorials and op-eds have weighed in, police chiefs and pediatricians have condemned the practice, and dozens of celebrities have spoken out. But everyday Americans … Continue reading »

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