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Deported Civil Rights Leaders Return to Nogales Border Crossing

Deported Civil Rights Leaders Return to Nogales Border Crossing

Editor April 1, 2014 0

  Today, Jaime Valdez who was deported by ICE (Immigration and Custom Enforcement) in retaliation for his and his families’ civil rights organizing, presented himself at the Nogales Port of Entry to request that the

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An Afternoon with Puente Ink

An Afternoon with Puente Ink

Liisa Wale September 20, 2013 0

By Liisa Wale Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Recently Arizona Community Press had the opportunity to get together with Puente Ink at their offices in Phoenix and learn how to silk screen t-shirts. Puente

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Migrant Rights: Coming Out of the Shadows

Migrant Rights: Coming Out of the Shadows

Charlie Parke March 8, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org In Arizona migrants have been on the defensive for a number of years. Laws like Arizona SB 1070, sometimes called the “Show Me Your Papers” law,

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Idle No More: Fighting Back Against Growing Land/Resource Grabs

Idle No More: Fighting Back Against Growing Land/Resource Grabs

Charlie Parke January 12, 2013 3

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org In the 19th century Native American communities were driven to relocate to land undesired by settlers. Then as gold and oil exploration increased they were often

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We will not Comply: Resistance to the Enactment of SB1070

We will not Comply: Resistance to the Enactment of SB1070

Editor September 28, 2012 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Last week US district court ordered the injunction against Section 2B of SB 1070 be lifted. The immigrant community responded by calling for rallies. On Wednesday, September 19th people

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“Show Me Your Papers” Becomes Law

“Show Me Your Papers” Becomes Law

Editor September 19, 2012 2

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On September 18th Arizona’s SB 1070 “show me your papers” law went into effect. On Tuesday U.S District court Judge Susan Bolton ordered that the injunction against Section 2B

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Caravan for Peace Brings Stories from the Drug War to Phoenix

Caravan for Peace Brings Stories from the Drug War to Phoenix

debora pence August 26, 2012 0

Collaborative piece by Debora Pence and Arizona Community Press Arizona Community Press | azcommunitypress.org On the morning of August 15th the Phoenix Caravan for Peace Coalition hosted a Press Conference out in front of

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Undocubus Riders Interrupt Author of SB1070 in Alabama

Undocubus Riders Interrupt Author of SB1070 in Alabama

Editor August 20, 2012 0

By No Papers No Fear Ride for Justice | nopapersnofear.org/ Friday, August 17th the United States Commission on Civil Right held a hearing on the impact of state immigration laws on communities. The only

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No Papers No Fear Stands Up to New Orleans Sheriff

No Papers No Fear Stands Up to New Orleans Sheriff

Luke Witman August 12, 2012 0

By Luke Whitman Examiner | examiner.com August 10th – It has now been about  a half a month since a group of undocumented immigrants from Arizona set out aboard their “UndocuBus” on a nationwide

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“UNDOCUMENTED AND UNAFRAID” FOUR BRAVE PROTESTORS ARE RELEASED FROM A PHOENIX JAIL

“UNDOCUMENTED AND UNAFRAID” FOUR BRAVE PROTESTORS ARE RELEASED FROM A PHOENIX JAIL

Chet Molandes July 27, 2012 0

By Chet Molandes The Socialist News | chetmolandes.wordpress.com On July the 26th I am very happy to report that those brave immigrant protestors that sat down in the middle of a busy intersection during a

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