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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 gathered at ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) in downtown Phoenix. Friday, September 21st Puente rallied in front of Phoenix PD to demand that the City of Phoenix not comply with SB 1070 by collaborating with ICE.
Puente SB1070 Protest 9/19/12 @ ICE Building – Video taken by Debora Pence
Puente SB1070 Protest 9/21/12 @ Phoenix P.D.– Video Taken by Margarito Blancas
The evening of Saturday, September 22nd a “group of 300 to 400 people” gathered at the 4th Avenue Street Jail in Downtown Phoenix for the “Festival of Resistance”. The march was organized by Tonatierra and Comites de Defensa del Barrio.