Deportations

ACTION ALERT: Tell Governor Malloy to welcome refugee children

Selvin, 9 years old, recently fled Guatemala and arrived in New Haven, Connecticut July 24, 2013 — Please make a call to Governor Malloy’s office today! Your call sends a message that turning our backs to refugee children is not in accord with the values of the Connecticut community. Call 888-473-7735 and let Governor Malloy know …

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Child migrants arriving in Connecticut: How you can help

Nine year old Selvin will never forget his journey across the border. Riding through Mexico on top of the notorious train, La Bestia, he saw people fall and get crushed. But when his mother told US immigration authorities about the violence that they had fled in Guatemala, the authorities agreed that they might be eligible for asylum. Released from a …

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Activists Shut Down ICE at Boston Detention Center

Activists #shutdownICE at Boston Detention Center

Activists at the April 17, 2014 action UPDATE: 19 arrested.  Boston Globe coverage. Protestors Shut Down Entrance to Suffolk Detention Center, Call on President Obama to Stop Deportations This action includes activists from Unidad Latina en Accion, Amistad Catholic Worker, Migrant Justice, and other protestors from around New England. Click here for the Live Feed, …

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Connecticut Caravan to Protest Obama’s 2 Million Deportations

On April 5, 2014, Families fighting deportation traveled in a caravan to various towns across Connecticut in rallies demanding that President Obama stop deportations, end S-Comm, expand DACA, and stop separating families. The caravan passed through eleven cities, including New Haven at 11:30 AM (details below) The video cannot be shown at the moment. Please …

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March 22: Olmeca in concert: HIPHOP / CULTURA / MOVEMENT

Olmeca is a hip hop artist, activist and educator on the front lines of indigenous and immigrant struggle across Latino America. His music and activism are informed by the poverty, violence, and despair, as well as the beautiful work ethic and daily life of the working class Los Angeles and Mexican neighborhoods where he grew …

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