Immigration

Pro-DACA protesters stage disruption inside Trump Hotel

On the 6th of September a "suit bloc" of activists disguised in suit and tie "yuppieflage" succeeded in entering Trump Hotel. Once inside, at an arranged time activists opened up with air horns and loud chants about "here to stay" in defiance of Trump's dream of deporting 800,000 "dreamers" or migrants brought here by their parents as children. Eventually protesters marched back outside into the streets where the protest continued.

Video: 2:45 of highlights from the protest inside Trump Hotel

Protesters march on White House, ICE, trump Hotel, DOJ as Sessions announces end to DACA

On the 5th of September, Donald Trump cravenly had racist attorney general Jeff Sessions announce that he was terminating DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood arrivals. He then punted the issue to Congress, giving them 6 months to pass legislation before mass roundups begin. In response, at least five protest marches went to the White House, ICE, the Dept of "Justice," Trump Hotel, and Capitol Hill. Penn Ave in front of Trump Hotel was blockaded twice.

Video-Trump's DACA announcement spurs protest marches all over town

A protesters wears a hat directly replying to "MAGA" hats in front of the White House

Continuous #Dreamaction17 vigil for DACA holding down at White House

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium(NAKASEC) is holding a continuous vigil for DACA known as #Dreamaction17 until September 5. Sep 5 is the deadline given to Trump by ten racist state attorney generals to kill off the DACA program or face lawsuits.

Drum protest at 4PM August 31 at #Dreamaction17

Immigrant youth stage pro-DACA skit at Univ of MD as supporters block roads

On the 29th of August, immigrant youth staged a skit simulating an ICE raid on a family in the center circle of University of MD's campus roads. Supporters including area antifascists blockaded the roads around the circle. The protest held the streets and circle for 11 minutes, symbolising 11 million people at risk for deportation under the Donald Trump regime.

Video of the street action/theater and blockades at the "M circle" at University of MD

Video by Yvette Lerma Jones of the indoor encore performance of the street theater simulated ICE raid from the M circle action

"Dreamers" protest at White House against Trump's deportation plans

On the 25th of August, migrant rights advocates showed up in front of the White House demanding that Trump not unilaterally end the DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals) program. About 800, 000 young people have been protected from deportation by this program, which shields from deportation may who were brought here as children.

Supreme Court restores part of Muslim Ban, protesters show up outside

On the 26th of June, the US Supreme Court let much of Trump's ban on Muslim travellers from six countries go into effect for 90 days. Those who could prove a connection to a US citizen or organizations were exempted. Several hours later, protesters assembled outside the Supreme Court, and attorneys were reported to be on their way to airports again.

Video-protesters chant "Here hate has no home" at SCOTUS

The Shortwave Report 06/23/17 Listen Globally!

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Ninth Circuit slaps down Trump's Muslim Ban on appeal

On the 12th of June, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused to reinstate the revised version of Trump's Muslim ban/travel ban. It didn't help Donald Trump that he had opened his mouth on Twitter to say things contradicting the legal arguments for his "revised" travel ban.

The Shortwave Report 04/21/17 Listen Globally!

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The Shortwave Report 04/14/17 Listen Globally!

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            The latest Shortwave Report (April 14) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom

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