Immigration

The Shortwave Report 06/23/17 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (June 23) 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   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} htt

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

ICE raiding communities in sanctuary cities to pressure, retaliate

On Friday, March 23, CNN released a report detailing a chillihng pattern of ICE raids aimed at sanctuary cities to pressure them to let ICE fish in their jails, and in one case to retaliate against Sheriff Sally Hernandez's in Travis County, TX for instituting a sanctuary policy. DC is still a sanctuary city according to Mayor Bowser herself, so similar assaults on immigrant communities here are possible.

DMV Sanctuary Congregation Network launches with march on White House

On the 21st of March, over 60 congregations came together to launch the DMV Sanctuary Congregation Network. They gathered at Foundry United Methodist Church and marched down 16th st to the White House.

Photo by ImpeachNow

General Strike by immigrants and allies shuts restaurants, clogs streets

The 16th of February became the Day Without Immigrants as a nationwide general strike shuttered restaurants and other businesses that rely on immigrant labor. Here in DC the Washington Post published a long list of closed restaurants and a noontime march filled the streets.

Photo by SURJ DC

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