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Community Members Rally for Removal of Border Patrol Checkpoint

On Sunday, December 8th, 2013 community members from Arivaca AZ marched two miles down Arivaca Rd. to deliver a petition to the United States Border Patrol, calling for the immediate removal of the checkpoint on Arivaca Rd. Arivacans and their supporters from Amado, Tubac, Green Valley, Tucson and the surrounding communities converged on the checkpoint from either side to rally for its removal. To read more about Arivaca’s anti-checkpoint campaign and to sign the community petition visit:


Living with Border Patrol Checkpoints

In July 2013 residents of Arivaca, Arizona began a campaign to remove the Border Patrol checkpoint on the road through their town. Local residents speak to their experiences with the checkpoint and the ways in which it has affected local life. To find out more about their campaign or to sign the petition go to


What If Robert Reich Told You That Immigration Reform Would SAVE Our Economy?

Debunking Myths: The Truth About Immigration Reform and the Economy



Get With The Times, New York Times. Drop The I-Word.

Published on Apr 3, 2013

“The Associated Press just dropped the term “illegal immigrant” from its stylebook, becoming the newest news outlet to drop dehumanizing language and embrace good journalism. Will the New York Times follow suit?”

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Broken Asylum: A film about immigration and deportation

Over a decade ago, a community of Indonesian Christians came to the United States to escape religious persecution. Now, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are threatening to deport them, separating parents from their young U.S. citizen children. Their New Jersey community has rallied to support their fight to stay together as families in the place they now call home. – Filmmaker Kelly Bates