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LULAC IOWA demands immediate investigation into Human Trafficking ties to Iowa

Bettendorf, IA, July 24, 2017 – As the death toll climbs to 10 in the human trafficking tragedy in San Antonio, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa calls for answers. FactsContinue reading…

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Ostergren waged cruel campaign against a woman without options

Quad-City Times editorial board Martha Martinez has been twice victimized, the latter occasion by Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren. Martinez is a “dreamer” brought into the country as a child and, by upbringing, an American. ButContinue reading…

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The Documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans will be presented in West Liberty

Two West Liberty organizations will present the documentary Beyond Borders: Undocumented Mexican Americans on Monday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the New Strand Theatre, 111 E 3rd Street in West Liberty, IA. A panelContinue reading…

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Iowa group forms to raise money to provide bond, legal assistance to undocumented immigrants

DAVENPORT, IA – A new organization has been founded to help raise bail money for undocumented immigrants being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in eastern Iowa. The Immigration Advocacy Coalition of Iowa (IACI) hasContinue reading…

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The State of Iowa Joins The National Movement “A Day Without Immigrants”

Immigrants and allies in the State of Iowa declare themselves on strike and rally to create awareness about anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation engulfing our nation and state. The movement is calling on the entire communityContinue reading…

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Trump’s Plan to Deport “Criminals” is a Ruse and a Pretext to Start Massive Deportations of Hardworking Families

On Sunday night’s “60 Minutes,” Donald Trump pledged to immediately deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, stating that we need to remove “the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers.”Continue reading…

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Iowa State University Joins Over 80 Other Schools And Universities Participating in Walkouts and Sit Ins Demanding #SanctuaryCampus

Undocumented students, many of whom qualify for the deferred action program Trump plans to eliminate, are coming out of the shadows as undocumented, unafraid and resilient in the face of uncertainty. They are calling onContinue reading…

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Iowa LULAC disheartened by election results, vows to protect DACA recipients

DES MOINES – The League of United Latino American Citizens of Iowa today expressed its disappointment in the outcome of state and national races and vowed to do its part to continue to protect immigrantsContinue reading…

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Congressman Luis Gutierrez met with Iowa DREAMers

On Saturday September 24 U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez was in Des Moines campaigning for Hillary Clinton. Gutierrez met with more than 30 Iowa Latinos, including DREAMers (DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients), whoContinue reading…

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Bernie Sanders Statement on Deportations

RAPID CITY, S.D. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday issued the following statement after Reuters reported that U.S. immigration officials plan a new round of deportation raids: Artículo en Español “I oppose the painfulContinue reading…