Tucson

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime

Judge: Providing Water to Dying Immigrants in Desert is a Crime

February 2, 2019

In Tucson, Arizona, a US Magistrate handed guilty verdicts against four No More Deaths activists, who were leaving water for border crossers, along the US-Mexico border. The activist group calls the decision a retaliation for releasing an incriminating report about the Border Patrol. A fifth activist faces an upcoming trial and potentially decades in prison

Frustrated with Congressional Inaction, Immigrant Communities Resist Deportations

October 29, 2013

David Bacon: Grassroots communities take matters into their own hands in the absence of Congressional action on immigration reform.  

What a Progressive Immigration Reform Bill Looks Like

April 18, 2013
Isabel Garcia: New legislation will increase deportations, beef up police while worker status will help provide cheap labor for businesses but make citizenship almost impossible to attain