Month: May 2010

News and Events- May 4th

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Tomorrow morning there will be a resolution presented to City Council denouncing SB 1070 in Arizona

City Hall – 1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 5, 2010

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Upcoming Events: May

May 8th-
Mother’s Day Vigil at the Tacoma ICE detention Center

Portland People’s Movement Assembly
May 12th-
ALBA teach-in 6:30-8pm

May 15th
3:30-6pm A Community Forum presented by the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition

May 27th-
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Stop the Suits. Stop CAFTA.

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What is going on in Arizona and why is SB 1070 so scary? read up
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Secretary Janet Napolitano to Stop DHS Criminalization of Immigrants…sign the petition HERE.

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News and Analysis
“We fear that the government will use this as a pretext to militarize the region.”
-Refering to last week’s incident in San Juan Copala,
Eduardo Almeida from Nodo de Derechos Humanos

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