Sanctuary News Update 2017-03-08

NewsHounds: Fox Likens CT Gov. Malloy's Immigrant Protections To George Wallace's Racism 2017-02-28 Only Fox News would spin Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy's efforts to provide protections for undocumented immigrants as racism akin to George Wallace's segregationist views. | Last week, Malloy visited Tucker Carlson Tonight where Carlson deployed his sandbags to suggest that Malloy's sanctuary state policy is to blame for a "fiscal wreck" in his state. | Two days later, Cavuto on Business went after Malloy, too.
WEKU: Bowling Green Business Becomes 'Sanctuary Restaurant' 2017-02-25 Lisa Autry: Some Kentucky businesses are placing their names on a growing national list of sanctuary restaurants.
Beaumont Enterprise: Orange church is sanctuary for black community 2017-02-25 TThe nervous hands of 9-year-old Amorren Coleman reached out for the microphone as he stood alone on the stage at Mount Zion Baptist Church, staring wide-eyed at a buzzing congregation waiting for him to perform. Coleman's voice trembled, overpowered by the band's opening notes of Break Every Chain. Mount Zion, built in 1871, is widely known as Orange's Mother Church, a place that nurtures spiritual and educational growth, and in its past…
Catholic Culture: Popular movements call for sanctuary, disruption; blast racism, 'all forms of human hierarchy' 2017-02-23 A chief provider and curator of Catholic information on the web since 1996. Our editorial voice, always faithful to the teachings of the Church, assists and inspires Catholic clergy and laity.
WKSU News: New Ohio State Lawmaker attacks Immigrants, Refugees as Harbingers of Crime, Dems Call It Racism 2017-02-08 Jo Ingles: The fight over how the state should deal with immigration issues has Republicans and Democrats at the Statehouse backing competing bills.
Liberation: From sanctuary city to liberated city 2017-02-01 Liberation Staff: In just one week, with several strokes of a pen, Trump unleashed upon the working class in the U.S. an attack not seen in decades. From his attack on the flawed Affordable Care Act to the banning of immigrants from Muslim countries to the explicit targeting of "sanctuary cities," the actions demonstrated that the bigoted, racist and sexist rhetoric heard on the campaign trail was in fact the foundation of the Trump program.
The Chicago Maroon: Sanctuary Status 2017-01-27 A 2012 executive order known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protects undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. President Donald Trump has vowed to overturn the order, which could possibly lead to the deportation of thousands of students across the nation. University President Robert Zimmer was one of 300 college presidents who signed a statement last November supporting DACA.
Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago restaurant joins 'sanctuary restaurant' movement 2017-01-08 Honey Butter Fried Chicken has joined the sanctuary restaurant movement focused on stopping discrimination and hate in the restaurant industry.
KEYE TV: Two Austin eateries pledge to become 'Sanctuary Restaurants' 2017-01-05 CBS Austin: Two Austin restaurants have signed a nationwide pledge to become Sanctuary Restaurants in order to promote hate- and discrimination-free workplaces.Black Star Co-op at 7020 Easy Wind Drive and L'Oca d'Oro at 1900 Simond Ave.
The Heights: LTE: A Response to 'To Move Forward, Eradicate Must Acknowledge Efforts' 2016-12-08 Eradicate BC Racism responds to an editorial that called on them to adequately acknowledge their demands that were met by the University.
The Heights: Student Assembly Calls for BC to Become Sanctuary Campus 2016-12-05 The Student Assembly endorsed a petition by Eradicate BC Racism Sunday night that calls for BC to protect its undocumented students.
The Justice: Community works toward unity at town hall event 2016-11-22 Scholars reflected on the recent election and discussed ways to build unity at an event last week.
OPB News: PSU Joins Portland Public Schools In Offering 'Sanctuary' To Immigrant Students 2016-11-19 Rob Manning: "Fascism is authoritarian and that's what (Trump) is," declared one high school–aged girl. | "How is he authoritarian though?" asked a counterprotester, recording the protest with his cellphone.
In These Times: Why Our Universities Must Provide Sanctuary to Undocumented Immigrants 2016-11-18 In the age of Trump, it's more important than ever for our learning institutions to join the fight against racism and xenophobia. | Universities also have a special ability, and thus a special responsibility, to create safe spaces for undocumented people and everyone threatened by our soon-to-be president. Both students and workers must be able to participate in their university's community without fearing for their safety.
Q13 FOX: Seattle mayor Ed Murray decries Trump's 'racism' 2016-11-09 Mayor Ed Murray says the country has elected a leader who has demonstrated outright misogyny and displayed racism and authoritarian tendencies.
Bryan-College Station Eagle: St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary 2016-09-28 Scenes from Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary in Montgomery, Texas. | Three year old male wolfdog Rajah relaxes under a tree in his enclosure Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary in Montgomery, Texas. | Two year old wolf Lapua, left, attempt to goad her enclosure-mate, three year old Rajah, into wrestling with her Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the St.
San Antonio Current: Newsmonger: Racist Messages Over Gun Signs, Indigenous Peoples Spurned Again and Sanctuary Cities 2015-11-11 Mark Reagan: Hate Speech During the last legislative session, freshman Rep. Diego Bernal, a former San Antonio City Council member, fought hard against Texas' new open carry…

Young returnees start over in Mexico after growing up in the U.S

Here is a video on the start over for people deported back to Mexico, and how much harder life can be once they return then it was ever before.

Published on Jan 6, 2016

Even before recent raids by the Department of Homeland Security, hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants have been deported annually. And those who grew up in the U.S. have found themselves living in what feels like a foreign country. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro talks to some young people who are starting over and feeling culture shock after having to leave the U.S.

Immigrant Rights Activists Vow to Continue Fighting Deportations as Obama Prepares Executive Order

Here is an older video featuring Immigrant Rights activists taking a stand against former President Obama. The relevancy is almost unreal. 

Published on Nov 17, 2014 – As President Obama vows to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, we speak to two people who could be directly impacted by an executive order. Rosi Carrasco and her daughter, Ireri Unzueta Carrasco, are both members of Organized Communities Against Deportations. We first interviewed Rosi when she was about to get arrested during a protest at the Democratic National Convention in 2012 calling for Obama to stop deportations. She was born in Mexico and has lived in the United States for 20 years. Ireri was a DREAM Act activist and recipient of the Deferred Action Program.

Sanders says concern for immigrant rights led to voting against 2007 immigration reform

Here is a clip of Bernie Sanders speaking on just why he didn't vote for a 2007 reform bill. He knows what is right and how to stand for Immigrant rights, and so should you.

Published on Feb 11, 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed his vote against a comprehensive immigration reform bill in 2007 at the PBS NewsHour Democratic Debate Thursday in Milwaukee.

"I did vote against it," Sanders said, citing the Southern Poverty Law Center and other groups' concerns that the guest worker programs involved "were akin to slavery" as his reason.

What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court? (English)

Here is a very educational video for people who are about to experience Immigration court.

Published on Jan 17, 2013

"What Happens When I Go To Immigration Court?" is an educational video produced to orient children who are placed in immigration proceedings and must appear in immigration court before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). The video uses child-centered techniques to familiarize the child with these administrative legal proceedings. It also helps put the children at ease and begins to foster the trust and openness needed for representing the child during the immigration court proceeding.

Families, Security and Immigrant Rights | The New School for Public Engagement

Here is video of various people speaking on the families and security of Immigrants from "The New School". This is well made for those who have time to view it in its entirety.

Uploaded on Feb 27, 2012

Learn about Social Policy and Global Studies at The New School, a university in New York City offering distinguished degree, certificate, and continuing education programs in art and design, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts. THE NEW SCHOOL |

Immigrant Rights Groups Demand Support in Court, LB City Council Heeds Call

Here we have a clip of an Immigrant Rights group taking a stand and speaking in front of a California Court.

Published on Dec 8, 2015

On December 1st, Long Beach residents gathered inside City Hall to ask that Long Beach be added to a long list of neighborhood cities who currently stand in support of DACA/DAPA in a court case known as Texas v. United States.



Immigrant Rights Activist Sues Obama Admin for Denying Her DACA over Protests

A rights activist tried to sue Obama's administration, to no avail. But she still brought to light many of the problems the U.S government has a hand in when it comes to DACA and Immigration.

Published on May 27, 2016 – In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of her activism. Twenty-nine-year-old Ireri Unzueta Carrasco received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status in 2013. DACA is the Obama administration’s program shielding some undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children from deportation if