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National Day of Action Against Border Militarization

National Day of Action Against Border Militarization

Editor July 20, 2013 1

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org A National Day of Action Against Border Militarization was held on Wednesday, July 17th at border communities in the southern United States.  Tucson, Arizona held an action that started

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A Grandmother Stronger Than the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

A Grandmother Stronger Than the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

Editor June 18, 2013 1

By Richard Boren Border Wars May 29,2013 On April 10, 2013, hundreds of people gathered on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico boundary, uniting at the wall which divides Nogales, Sonora and Nogales, Arizona. The

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Arpaio Threatens Appeal-Blames ICE Training

Arpaio Threatens Appeal-Blames ICE Training

Dennis Gilman June 18, 2013 4

By Dennis Gilman Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org For Sheriff Arpaio to blame ICE’s training for his racial profiling is like blaming your 6th grade math teacher for last weeks bounced checks. She wasn’t your

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The Silence of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is Deadly and It Costs the Taxpayers Millions

The Silence of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is Deadly and It Costs the Taxpayers Millions

Dennis Gilman June 11, 2013 5

By Dennis Gilman Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The silence of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors (BOS) is deadly and it costs the taxpayers millions. Only the BOS have the authority over Sheriff Joe

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DAY LABORERS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF “NO MORE ARPAIO’S” AMENDMENT

DAY LABORERS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF “NO MORE ARPAIO’S” AMENDMENT

Editor June 6, 2013 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Day Laborers, including the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLO), are calling for passage of the Polis-Chu Amendment, which would defund the failed 287(g) immigration program, ending the infamous deportation program

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The Legacy of Cesar Chavez in the World of SB1070 – Employer Sanctions and Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The Legacy of Cesar Chavez in the World of SB1070 – Employer Sanctions and Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Charlie Parke March 31, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Cesar Chavez Day, honoring the life of the famous Latino civil rights leader, is today, March 31st. Here in Arizona Cesar Chavez Day is not an “official”

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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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Tonatierra Wants An Apology From Nowakowski

Tonatierra Wants An Apology From Nowakowski

Editor February 12, 2013 0

Tonatierra | www.tonatierra.org Phoenix, AZ – What is the question thousands of readers of the Phoenix New Times and Prensa Hispana are asking themselves a few days after Sheriff Joe launched Raid 71 against

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Nican Tlaca March for Human Rights

Nican Tlaca March for Human Rights

Editor January 21, 2013 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On Saturday, January 19th a March for Human Rights took place in Arizona. The march, which was organized by Tonatierra, began at the 4th Avenue Street Jail in downtown

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The Continuing Fight for Human Rights in Phoenix

The Continuing Fight for Human Rights in Phoenix

Charlie Parke January 16, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The record of human rights in Phoenix is questionable. Should we judge the city police and managers based on Federal ICE involvement in deportations, State laws

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