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BREAKING: Federal Judge Grants Freedom to Activist Alejandra Pablos From Immigration Detention

April 19th, 2018

Federal judge grants activist Alejandra Pablos freedom from detention, showing community organizing works. Now we must demand that Governor Ducey pardon Alejandra so she can have a chance to fight her deportation and stay home. Follow Mijente to see live video of release Sign the Petition for Pardon Share the video of her release What […]

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Calling ALL Latinxs! Help Elect the First Black Female Governor in the Nation!

April 18th, 2018

What does Georgia have to do with defending our families and communities against Trump?

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5 Ways to Support Ale During Her Hearing #ReleaseAle

April 9th, 2018

After 4 weeks in detention, beloved activist and Mijente member Alejandra "Ale" Pablos finally received a date for her bond hearing! Ale has been held without bond since being taken into custody during a regular check-in with ICE on March 7. The bond hearing is Ale's chance to be released, but she needs everyone's support [...]

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Date Set for Alejandra’s Bond

April 9th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing, which will determine if she can be released from detention. Click here to find out how you can support. Immigrant rights and reproductive rights activist Alejandra Pablos was granted a bond hearing before an immigration judge, to determine whether she will be released; she will be […]

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A Letter to Mijente: “I’m Fighting with You”

April 4th, 2018

Mijente member Alejandra Pablos has been in ICE custody since March 7th. She wrote these powerful words to fellow members to show her love and gratitude.

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Shackle Sessions, Not the People #FueraSessions #SessionsOUT

March 26th, 2018

  Washington, D.C. – A statue of Attorney General Jeff Sessions was be unveiled in front of the U.S. Supreme Court today by Latinx and immigrant rights organizers, calling attention to the defense of the Department of Justice in favor of chaining and shackling all people appearing before a federal judge. In the case, United […]

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We Do It For Our Gente: Release Ale Now

March 21st, 2018

Alejandra Pablos is a beloved Mijente member and fierce organizer that has been in ICE custody since March 7th.

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Undocumented Activist Targeted by ICE Asks Immigration Judge to Throw Out Case Based on First Amendment

March 13th, 2018

Maru Mora-Villalpando, a Washington-based organizer facing her first immigration court date, files Motion to Terminate her deportation proceedings, citing First Amendment violations.

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10 Ways to Fight for Ale #ReleaseAle #AlevsICE

March 12th, 2018

One day before International Women’s Day, nationally renowned immigrant rights and reproductive rights organizer and long-time Mijente member Alejandra Pablos was detained by ICE. She is the latest immigrant rights advocate facing deportation and is currently being held without bond at Eloy Detention Center in southern Arizona.   Since her detainment last Wednesday, Ale has […]

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Trump Supreme Court Gives ICE Power to Hold People Indefinitely, Making Private Prisons Millions

February 27th, 2018

  The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that U.S. Immigration officials can hold people indefinitely, without receiving bond hearings. Carlos Garcia, Mijente member and Executive Director of Puente Human Rights Movement in Arizona, issued the following statement on behalf of the organizations: “The decision of the Supreme Court will have a permanent impact […]

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ICE Targets Undocumented Immigrants Who Share Their Story in the Media

February 26th, 2018

Immigration agents claimed they pursued activist Maru Mora-Villalpando when they found her name and story in a local newspaper, labeling her an “anti-ICE” activist. The Seattle Field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released documents stating that immigrant rights organizer Maru Mora-Villalpando came to their attention after she “stated that she is ‘undocumented’ in […]

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Washington State Sent Information on Undocumented Activist to Immigration Enforcement Agency

February 15th, 2018

Documents show the WA Department of Licensing (DOL) shared personal information used in the targeting of activist and mother Maru Mora-Villalpando. See the e-mails from DOL and ICE below. Maru and Washington-based organizers are asking the state and the DOL to take steps to address the harm they have caused all people whose information was [...]

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This Valentine’s, Let’s Make it About #AmorSinFronteras

February 9th, 2018

This Valentine’s Season, instead of taking your hot date to la taqueria invite them to join you in celebrating your local taquerxs, panaderx, cocincerxs y mas! Let’s love on all the workers that make our Latinidades present. We invite you to pick your favorite Valentine’s Day card, put it in a nice frame (or not), [...]

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Everything We Know So Far about the Chicago Gang Database

February 6th, 2018

A new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Policing in Chicago Research Group, Tracked and Targeted: Early Findings on Chicago’s Gang Database, provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the Chicago Gang Database and the harms that it causes Black and Latinx communities in Chicago.  Read the full report here. “The report [...]

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#TackleICE out of Super Bowl Sunday

February 4th, 2018

ICE has an annual propaganda campaign that uses the Super Bowl to promote their agency using #ICEatSB52 We won't let this agency that rips apart our families and deports our loved ones claim to be anything else. So we're making a twitter storm to raise awareness about what they actually spend most of their time and [our] [...]

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Resistance to the Trump Agenda Must Include ICE and the Department of Justice

February 1st, 2018

  Our resistance to a Trump agenda and our fight for immigrant rights needs to go beyond the halls of Congress. As the White House proposal is exposed as yet another racist puzzle piece in the administration's ploy to advance white supremacist values, we must strategize to also bring down the two agencies that continue [...]

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When Police Murdered an Elderly Man Clutching a Crucifix, His Daughter Turned Grief into Action

January 3rd, 2018

Unarmed 73-year-old grandfather Francisco Serna, who suffered from dementia, was murdered by police while walking near his home. His daughter, Laura Serna, is organizing families of victims of police violence to demand justice for their loved ones. Bakersfield Police is known as the deadliest police force in the nation.

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Why Is Mijente Mobilizing Latinx for Stacey Abrams?

December 14th, 2017

Endorsement December 12, 2017 As a national political home for Latinx and Chicanx organizing, Mijente calls for a mobilization in support of State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams for Governor of Georgia as part of a pro-Black, pro-Woman, pro-community agenda to show Latinx power, elect progressive candidates of color, and defend US born and immigrant Latinx communities. […]

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Chicago Gang Database Targets Black and Latino Men [Infographics]

December 4th, 2017

An analysis of the Strategic Subject List reveals that 96% of the people identified as suspected gang members by the Chicago Police Department are Black and Latinx.   (Chicago, Illinois) - In a recent analysis of the Chicago Police Department’s Strategic Subject List (SSL), a  tool used by the Chicago Police Department to predict who [...]

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10 REASONS TO WORK AT MIJENTE!

November 29th, 2017

We’re hiring! Here are 10 reasons to work at Mijente

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