The Supreme Court Just made Life Harder for Detained Immigrant Workers

Dr. Jimmy Patiño’s new book Raza Sí, Migra No challenges the nativist myth that “immigrants take jobs.” A portion of our extended conversation explores his groundbreaking work charting the history of the deportation regime. His work helps to clarify how the Supreme Court’s Tuesday ruling places more immigrant detainees into the exploitative labor schemes of for-profit detention centers. 

Immigrant rights coalition unveils mass mobilization

Leaders of the immigrant rights
coalition that mobilized masses of people for
demonstrations nationwide on April 10 and May 1
announced a stepped-up campaign that includes lobbying
lawmakers, more marches and plans to register and
mobilize at least a million new voters around the
immigration issue.