Immigrant Rights

Amash: Pass the Dream Act for Christmas

Date: 
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This holiday season, help make our dreams of citizenship come true by joining our rally to urge congressman Justin Amash to represent his constituents support for the Dream Act of 2017 and vote for it to pass.

Location: 
Calder Plaza (La Grand Vitesse)

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Huizenga: pass the Dream Act for Christmas

Date: 
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This holiday season, help make our dreams of citizenship come true by joining our rally to urge congressman Bill Huizenga to not just sympathize with dreamers but to also support the Dream Act of 2017.

Location: 
Representative Bill Huizenga
Address: 
4555 Wilson Ave SW, Grandville, MI 49418

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Stop Trump Ann Arbor Meeting

Date: 
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

Our last meeting of the year! (The meeting on Friday December 1st is cancelled.)
All who support the work of STAA are welcome.
Our agenda will likely include:
-Spencer
-Report on Kam Taymour case (he is home!)
-Discussion of our Principles which are in development
-Bring Them Home for the Holidays event

https://www.facebook.com/events/277077412814475/

Location: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2217, United States

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GR Rapid Response to ICE December Training

Date: 
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

With the federal government threatening to take away DACA, continued push for building a wall at the US/Mexcian border and the blatant White Supremacy that can be seen on a daily basis, we need more people to be part of our Rapid Response to ICE work.

Location: 
Plymouth United Church of Christ, Grand Rapids
Address: 
4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508

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Current Issues in Immigration Law: Detention, "Sanctuary Cities"

Date: 
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

City:

Experts from across the country will converge in Detroit at Wayne Law on Friday, Nov. 10, for this free, day-long symposium on detention, "sanctuary cities" and the "travel ban," with a special luncheon panel on the recent detention of Chaldeans in the Detroit area.

The conference is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Admission cannot be guaranteed without advance registration.
Register: https://rsvp.wayne.edu/current-issues-in-immigration-law

Location: 
Wayne State University Law School
Address: 
471 W. Palmer Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Dream Act Now Rally!

Date: 
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

City:

When the president rescinded DACA, many people lost their chance to renew their status. More and more people will be coming under threat of deportation in the coming months. That's why we need to pass the #DreamActNow! At 12:00PM on Wednesday, immigrants and allies are gathering in Downtown Detroit to ask business leaders to join them in the campaign to pass the bipartisan 2017 Dream Act.

https://www.facebook.com/events/356404034808926/

Location: 
Downtown Detroit, at Woodward & Congress

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Stop Trump Ann Arbor Meeting

Date: 
Fri, Dec 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

Join STAA at one of our every-two-weekly organizing meetings to get involved. At our next meeting we will be discussing our principles, our ongoing deportation defense campaigns, and continuing to get the word out about our Rapid Response Team. We will also discuss current events and what actions STAA should be taking to resist the Trump Administration's nefarious objectives and how we can best steer the direction of our city, state and country.

All who support the work of Stop Trump Ann Arbor are welcome.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown Library
Address: 
343 South 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Support Dreamers on the Diag

Date: 
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Stand for justice and show your support to our immigrant brothers and sisters by coming out!

As part of the “Share the Journey” campaign for immigrants and refugees, St. Mary Student Parish is hosting a Diag Day on Thursday, October 19th from 1-5pm for anyone to come write letters to their representatives in support of the Dream Act.

We will be providing letters for people to personalize or to write their own.

All are welcome! This event will take place on the University of Michigan Central Campus Diag and is open to anyone in the community.

Location: 
The Diag

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All Out to Stop Oswaldo's Deportation This Thursday: Freedom and Asylum Now for Oswaldo Ramos

Date: 
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am

City:

Press Conference and Rally at 8:00am,
then attend
Oswaldo’s Asylum Hearing
Judge Jebson’s Courtroom
Downtown Federal Building
447 Michigan Ave. (corner of Michigan and Cass)

*Defend DACA!
*Make Detroit a Real Sanctuary City!
*Trump Must Resign or Be Removed!
*Take Action to Stop ICE Raids and Deportations!
*Stop Deportation of Iraqi Refugees!
*Full Citizenship Rights Now for ALL Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers! Open the Borders!

Location: 
Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building
Address: 
477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Rapid Response Training

Date: 
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

City:

ICE activity is increasing around the country. We’re building a rapid response network to support our immigrant neighbors and resist ICE. Join us for a training on intervening during ICE confrontations.
We’ll address making decisions that center the needs and wants of families, direct action tactics, risk and safety assesment and an overview of how rapid response fits into the larger picture of immigrant support in Lansing.

We'll be in the Community Room at Lett's Community Center.

Location: 
Letts Community Center
Address: 
1220 W Kalamazoo St, Lansing, Michigan 48915

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