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June 28, 2018

Immigrant Justice

‘This is a big win for us.‘ Cancellation of Sacramento ICE contract part of a national push

A vote by Sacramento County supervisors this week allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to rent local jail beds is being celebrated by immigration activists as a major win and …

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June 28, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Immigration protest against Trump child-separation policy planned in Long Beach

The Long Beach Immigrants Rights Coalition, the Greater Long Beach Interfaith Community Organization and Long Beach Forward are sponsoring Saturday’s rally at the park. “We want to see families reunited,” …

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June 27, 2018

Puerto Rico

Pioneer Valley Project and Stop & Shop union partner to host job fair for Puerto Rican families displaced by hurricanes

“[UFCW Local 1459] is a member of the Pioneer Valley Project and we brought up the issue of a lot of families needing a job and we thought that this …

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June 27, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Arcata woman released from detention

Portillo was detained during a routine federal check-in appointment in November of last year and imprisoned in the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Facility in Bakersfield. Portillo was born in El …

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June 27, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy

Ex-AG Eric Holder backs Dallas-area effort to mobilize Latino voters

The committee’s focus around the country is on breaking the Republican Party’s control on how congressional district maps are drawn. The group is doing that in Texas by targeting Republicans in …

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June 27, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Communities of color encourage voting following court decision to uphold travel ban

A coalition of organizations representing various minority communities expressed their disappointment in the U. S. Supreme Court for upholding the president’s travel ban from mostly-Muslim countries and encouraged citizens to use their …

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