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
There are marches in over 600 cities across the country! Here are the ones in Minnesota: Albert Lea, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Duluth, Grand Marais, Grand Rapids, Lanesboro, Mankato, Minneapolis, Rochester, and Virginia.Read More
The Supreme Court has issued it's decision. The Muslim Ban is now in full affect. It's time to come out and show our strength as a community that opposes xenophobia and supports our Muslim community.
There will be a press conference at the CAIR-MN offices 2511 East Franklin Ave Suite #100, Minneapolis, MN 55406 at 11:30AM.
This evening there will be a rally in front of the Federal Court House at 6pm. #NoMuslimBanEver
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
The WH policy of separating children from their parents to discourage illegal travel to the US is unjustifiable and unacceptable. The ACLU says over 1,000 children have been taken from their families in the last month alone - the parents don’t know where they are, when they will see them again, or if they will accompany them should they be deported.
An exciting bi-partisan effort to force a series of votes on immigration policies (including DACA) in the US House needs 218 Reps to sign on. They are just a few signatures away!
Yesterday Rep Erik Paulson signed on. Now the only MN Representatives who have not yet signed on are Rep. Tom Emmer and Rep. Jason Lewis!Read More
TOMORROW leaders of 2 Latino social justice groups will meet Minneapolis City Council to discuss the Municipal ID Campaign. This is a campaign to give undocumented immigrants a form of ID they can use in their daily lives. The groups are asking for support - can you help?