Monday, October 21, 2019

Oakland mayor stands by her decision of telling immigrants about ICE raids

Federal immigration agents arrested more than 150 people in California, days after Oakland’s mayor gave early warning of the raids. On Saturday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned residents that “credible sources” had told her a sweep was imminent, calling it her “duty and moral obligation” to warn families. The warning “was meant to give all […]

Immigration Training for Undocumented Participants of Occupy Wall Street

Immigration training classes are now being offered to undocumented immigrants who want to participate in Occupy Wall Street protests but are wary of the legal risks involved. The Occupy movement and groups believe Latinos and other immigrants are crucial to the cause, but they realize the growing number of arrests and police confrontations could alienate […]