Immigration

Climbing The Ladder: Brown Politicians Will Not Save Us

In the rush to celebrate the new found diversity of the recently elected Congress, we may miss the larger picture and purpose of structures of power in the U.S. Ella Mendoza is an undocumented organizer based in Salt Lake City, Utah and the artist behind the accompanying artwork. Follow them on Instagram. By Ella Mendoza […]

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Deporting US Citizens: Trump’s New Fascistic Use of Law

By Mark Bray, TruthOut This week’s chilling revelation that the Trump administration has jailed and initiated deportation proceedings against United States citizens who possess official US birth certificates exposes the absurdity of the far-right myth promoted by Trump and his supporters that xenophobic policies are merely about legality rather than racism. The State Department is calling into […]

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A Year In Popular Power #2 – Stopping ICE Raids with the Koreatown Popular Assembly

Stopping ICE Raids with the Koreatown Popular Assembly. Markie is a dispatcher with the Rapid Response Network that mobilizes to respond and stop ICE raids in the working class, immigrant neighborhood of Koreatown in Los Angeles. This was formed as a project of the Koreatown Popular Assembly, which through a series of meetings made defense […]

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Koreatown Popular Assembly: Shutting Down ICE, Building Popular Power

By Black Rosa/Rosa Negra LA and BRRN Social Media Team About 70 activists and community members surrounded and blocked an ICE van in front of LA’s Metropolitan Detention Center in downtown Los Angeles the evening of Thursday, February 15. The action was called for by the Koreatown Popular Assembly 24 hours prior as an emergency […]

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ICE Raids & Resistance: An Interview with Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Austin

In February 2017, Austin, TX was rocked by a series of protests over ICE raids that resulted in over 50 immigrants being detained. Despite backlash from school administration, students played an active role in the mobilizations as they staged walk outs, highway take overs and street protests. The oppressive role of police goes beyone killing black and brown people on the street. In […]

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Koreatown LA Fights Back on 7-Eleven ICE Raids

By Black Rosa/Rosa Negra LA and BRRN Social Media Team With Trump planning a major wave of ICE raids targeting Northern California in the coming weeks, especially targeting sanctuary cities, organized community responses are essential to beating back these attacks. The goal, as always with immigration enforcement, is to strike fear in immigrant communities, reinforce their […]

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After DACA: Winning Liberation for All Migrants

A Statement by Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles, Written by Los Angeles, Portland, and Austin comrades We are together in the fight to legalize all migration, to empty the deportation centers, to demilitarize and decolonize the borders, and to disband ICE. This is the same fight that existed before Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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Fraternal Order of Police: 100 Days of Racist Repression

By Kadeem Fuller In less than two months since the election of Donald Trump there has been a surge in violent Islamophobic and xenophobic attacks in this county.  While the rhetoric, actions and entire campaign of Trump has prompted conversations amongst scholars, activists and folks on the political left it is important to remember that […]

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