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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
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... Continue »
Communities across the country came together again on Thursday for a National Day of Action to oppose the Trump Administration’s cruel and inhumane immigration policy that is separating children from their parents at the border. Marches, rallies, vigils and protests were held in nearly 80 cities across the country... Continue »
More than 500 activists from across the country joined several members of Congress and the actor John Cusack today to risk arrest in protest of the ongoing separation of families. It’s estimated that thousands of immigrant children have been separated from their families after crossing the border. The activists... Continue »