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"It's Time to Fight Back": Hundreds of #CloseTheCamps Rallies Planned Across the Country Amid Reports of Abuse in Detention Centers

MoveOn was joined by the ACLU, the Center for Popular Democracy, and other organizations in planning at least 184 events in cities and towns across the country.

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07/2/2019 | Common Dreams | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Dear Maybe Trump voter: Immigration bluster is a head fake designed to con you into voting for him

Natalia Salgado, a senior political strategist with the Center for Popular Democracy, a progressive organization, warned that Trump is misjudging the political effect his policies will have: “What...

06/23/2019 | Daily Kos | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/22/2019 | Published by: Los Angeles Times
06/22/2019

Trump’s threat to deport millions of immigrants risks backlash in 2020

Trump’s threat to deport millions of immigrants risks backlash in 2020

“What he doesn’t understand is that in communities of color, that sort of raising of the temperature and fear mongering is also going to bring us out,” said Natalia Salgado, senior political...

06/22/2019 | Los Angeles Times | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/21/2019 | Published by: People's World
06/21/2019

New York Grants Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Residents

New York Grants Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Residents

As a new report by the Center for Popular Democracy and EPI highlights, the number of workers that each Wage and Hour Division investigator at DOL was responsible for in 1978 was just over 69,000...

06/21/2019 | People's World | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/21/2019 | Published by: Democracy Now!
06/21/2019

New York Grants Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Residents

New York Grants Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Residents

Today in New York, immigrant rights activists are celebrating after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill allowing undocumented residents to obtain driver's licenses. The bill overturns a...

06/21/2019 | Democracy Now! | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/21/2019 | Published by: People's World
06/21/2019

Immigration enforcement funded far better than labor law enforcement

Immigration enforcement funded far better than labor law enforcement

“Furthermore, the agents and investigators at labor agencies who actually police the labor market, who are a subset of the total personnel employed, have seen their workloads reach unrealistic...

06/21/2019 | People's World | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
06/20/2019 | Published by: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
06/20/2019

New Liberate MKE campaign community groups vow to take on Milwaukee's city budget

New Liberate MKE campaign community groups vow to take on Milwaukee's city budget

The Liberate MKE campaign is a collaboration between 25 partners, including the ACLU of Wisconsin, BLOC, Center for Popular Democracy, Citizen Action Wisconsin, Leaders Igniting Transformation,...

06/20/2019 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
06/20/2019 | Published by: Next City
06/20/2019

New York Expanded Rent Control. Will Other Cities Follow Suit?

New York Expanded Rent Control. Will Other Cities Follow Suit?

“It was the alliance of tenants and homeless New Yorkers in New York City and smaller cities around the state that made the new laws possible, says Sarah Treuhaft, managing director at PolicyLink...

06/20/2019 | Next City | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

Puerto Rico, Diaspora Call on Congress to Hold Hearings on FOMB

06.19.2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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06/19/2019 | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

Letter from Activists: Puerto Rico, Diaspora Call on Congress to Hold Hearings on FOMB

06.19.2019

Sen. Lisa...

06/19/2019 | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

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