Realizarán conferencia nacional de jornaleros en Los Angeles – Terra Colombia

Cientos de jornaleros de 14 estados del país se reunirán a partir del domingo en una conferencia que tendrá como oradores al presidente nacional de la central sindical AFL-CIO y al director de la película “A Better Life”. La conferencia nacional de cinco días abordará temas como la participación de los jornaleros en la lucha contra las leyes anti

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En Juego

This cartoon, “En Juego” was designed by Alfredo Burgos after the partial injunction of the SB 1070 copy cat law in Georgia. It shows two opposing teams trying to move the ball down the field; one toward attrition, the other toward inclusion. And it shows the incremental steps of progress along the way. We are…

Gaston sheriff’s role in immigration could shift – Gaston Gazette

Five years on, however, critics believe the programs have been more harmful than useful in local communities. “By giving these federal powers to local authorities, it really creates unnecessary fear and distrust,” said B Loewe. As a member of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Loewe says he is all too familiar with the tales of minor police altercations eventually landing individuals before a deportation judge. Loewe points to the number of non-criminals deported by Gaston County as a result of Se Communities alone, last calculated to be the 15th highest percentage in the entire country. “Most of the people put through these proceedings are charged with a crime, but they’re rarely convicted before they are shuffled through ICE,” he said. “It’s a subtle way of subverting due process.” – Gaston Gazette 02.18.2012