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December 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

Teens rally around Daly City father detained by ICE in ‘collateral’ arrest weeks before Christmas

Late last month, Francisco opened the door to immigration agents who were looking for someone else who used to live at the same address, according to Lorena Melgarejo, executive director …

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December 21, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Massachusetts

Rollins brings mandate for change – and blunt style – to Suffolk DA’s job

Danielle Williams is an organizer with the Massachusetts Communities Action Network, a coalition of faith-based groups that received grant funding in advance of the election to do outreach in Boston’s …

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December 20, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Salvadoran seeks sanctuary, 9 miles from White House

Gutierrez got in touch with Omar Perez, lead organizer with DMV Sanctuary Congregation Network, a group of congregations in the Washington area that provide support to immigrants who fear being …

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December 20, 2018

Immigrant Justice New Jersey

New Jersey Immigrant Rights Advocates Celebrate Accomplishments for Immigrant Rights and Set Priorities for 2019 at NJ Immigrant Rights Summit

Advocates celebrated financial aid for undocumented students, universal representation for immigrant detainees, the newly issued “Immigrant Trust” directive and new legislation introduced for expanding access to drivers licenses. Workshop topics …

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December 19, 2018

Immigrant Justice District of Columbia, Maryland

Immigrant Mother Takes Sanctuary in a Church to Avoid Deportation

In a suburb of Washington, D.C. Rosa Gutierrez Lopez is living at Cedar Lane Unitarian Church in order to avoid deportation. She came to the U.S. seeking asylum in 2005, …

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December 19, 2018

Gun Violence California

These are the best and worst leaders of 2018

TOMS shoe company, known for its one-for-one giving model, has never taken a political stance. That changed in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, when TOMS founder Blake …

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