Update: Thanks to you and the tons of calls after watching our video, now the case on Ruth Montaño has been dropped and is officially closed. She will remain together with her children here at home!
Can we get a signal boost?
On Dec 31st 2012 Bakersfield police arrested Ruth Montaño after a neighbor had complained about barking dogs. Police then racially profiled Ruth and asked her for immigration status. Now Ruth may be taken from her three U.S. born children.
Call ICE at 202.732.3000
“I am calling in support of Ruth Montaño, Case No. A205 763 399 and ask that her deportation case be dropped. She is a low priority deportation, she has no criminal record. She has 3 U.S. citizen children.”
This is how you stand up for immigrant rights at a senate hearing!
Share if you want to see an immigrant worker in the next hearing,
Send a message to President Obama and leading legislatures. We want rights before enforcement.
Visit http://immigrantbillofrights.org and tell us with text, video, or image, what right do you demand?
What do you guys think of our campaign lead?
The conversation on “immigration reform” sounds more like immigration deform. There’s tons of talk of enforcement that tells you legislators aren’t taking into accounts migrants, but rather a nativist narrative that constructs migrants unworthy of rights.
It’s clear we need to shift the conversation to focus on the stories migrants. Demand rights, not more broken enforcement. We invite you http://immigrantbillofrights.org and tell us what you want Obama and legislative leader to consider during the immigration debate.
There’s a lot of talk about immigration legislation lately, and this is a question that needs to be asked.
What do YOU demand from immigration reform?
In Spanish, the name of the Culver City, California-based organization Cuéntame can be used to say “tell me a story” as well as “count me” or “count on me.”
The main goal of the group is to foster community online around Latino issues and encourage readers to join in the conversation. And in keeping with its name, Cuéntame has also been focused on voter registration and turnout for the election that will culminate tomorrow.
U.S. Guns: The Awful, Shocking Truth - TAKE ACTION: http://gunwar.org
Tumblr gente! Today we have a very important video!
Over the last 5 years, nearly 60,000 people have lost their lives in Mexico’s drug-related wave of violence. More than 70% of the weapons seized in Mexico in the last three years and submitted for tracing came from the U.S. (Source: ATF) Watch Cuéntame/WOLA’s video: U.S. Guns, The Awful, Shocking Truth:
Visit http://gunwar.org and pressure the White House to take action!
Amidst allegations of money laundering for criminal organizations around the world, David Bagley has resigned from his post of CEO at HSBC.
Bagley stated failure, but no wrong doing: “I recognize that there have been some significant areas of failure…HSBC has fallen short of our own expectations, and the expectations of our regulators.”
(flickr: exfordy) via bloomberg.com
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