minnesota immigrant freedom network
Thousands gather and march to Convention Center in support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform and in protest against GOP-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer for supporting Arizona’s unjust law SB 1070 that attacks all immigrant workers and their families.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 1st – Over 6,000 march to Convention Center to protest against any politicians who supports the passing of Arizona’s unilateral law SB1070, which allows local police to demand “papers” from anyone that looks like an “undocumented immigrant” and to send a clear message that Legalization for All is imperative and Minnesotan families will not be torn apart by racist laws such as the SB 1070.
Immigrants' rights organizations are mobilizing for the Sunday, March 21 action in Washington, D.C. in support of CIR ASAP, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act for America's Security and Prosperity. CIR ASAP offers a chance to reduce raids and deportations, provides paths to residency and citizenship for undocumented immigrants and creates a wide range of provisions for keeping families together throughout the immigration process. What's more, it's a bill that treats immigrants as reasonable people coming to the US for reasonable and appropriate purposes, breaking with the usual US myths of immigrants as dangerous and other. Naturally, it has the xenophobes and white supremacists