Last week, WMM joined a number of other organizations in a civil disobedience action at General Dynamics, Bloomington, to protest the company’s involvement in the business of immigrant detention and monitoring. This action was led by Navigate MN, Black Visions Collective, CTUL, and SEIU Local 26. Eight protestors were arrested, including Sen. Patricia Torres Ray.Read More
Last week, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved Line 3, but there is still a long way to go before Enbridge can start construction on the tar sands oil pipeline.Read More
More horrors keep emerging on the family separation policy: 2,300 children removed from their parents in 6 weeks; younger kids and toddlers housed in “tender age” shelters; no plan yet on how to reunite kids with their parents!Read More
There are 3 or possibly 4 more days left of the Public Utility Commission meeting to discuss the pros and cons of the Line 3 project. At the end of these meetings, the PUC will decide if Line 3 goes ahead.Read More
A bill that needs to get a hearing this session and be voted in - a Sex Trafficking Prevention Bill aimed at bringing sex trafficking awareness into the school curriculum. Proposed by an enterprising group of Hopkins High School students (Girls United MN), this bill has bipartisan support.Read More
In March 2018, an estimated 1,500 people will begin to lose current DACA status every day. To prevent this, Congress must act to pass the Dream Act into law.Read More
Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, a number of new bills on gun regulation have been introduced. Here are a few of them. Let’s help them get through!Read More
Creating immigrant sanctuaries ensures police can work with the community on issues of public safety without immigrants fearing detainment for their status. Call your state representatives and Governor Dayton and ask them what they are doing to protect immigrants with and without documentation in our state.