Tag: Immigrant Rights

The Roots of Today’s Immigration and Refugee Crisis

August 12th, 2014

This week the Seattle City Council passed a resolution (PDF) on immigration reform rooted in the work of El Comité. I used this opportunity to place the immigration crisis within its proper historical and economic context. Watch my speech in Council Chambers and see the transcript below. Transcript of Speech as Delivered While speaking out in support of […]

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May Day 2014

April 30th, 2014

May Day – Fight for Immigrants’ Rights and the Rights of All Workers 14th Annual May Day March for Workers and Immigrant Rights http://elcomitewa.wordpress.com/ When: Thursday, May 1st 2014 at 3:00pm Where: March begins at St. Mary’s Church (611 20th Ave South) and ends with a rally at Westlake Park This May Day I will march […]

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Letter Sent in Solidarity with Hunger Striking Detainees

March 11th, 2014

The following letter was sent on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Dr. George C. Zoley, CEO of GEO Group Inc. One Park Place, Suite 700 621 Northwest 53rd Street Boca Raton, FL 33487 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Nathalie R. Asher, Field Office Director, Enforcement and Removal Operations U.S. Immigration […]

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