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Come to a…
Driver Licenses for All Campaign Forum

Join us to discuss our common struggles and help develop the next
steps of this campaign. We need you to share your opinions, needs and
your experiences of living without a driver’s license with the
community.

Saturday October 25, 2008
Waite House, 252913th Avenue South, Minneapolis MN.
Forum begins at ll:00 a.m.

For more information please call 612-721-1681

Organized by the Women’s Leadership Group at the Waite House

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Ven a un…
Foro sobre la Campaña Por Las Licencias de Conducir Para Todos

Ven a discutir nuestra lucha comun y ayudar a desarroyar los proximos
pasos de esta campaña. Nesesitamos que compartan sus opiniones,
necesidades y experiencias de vivir sin una licencia de conducir con
la comunidad.

Sabado 25 de Octubre 2008

Waite House, 252913th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN

Horario: 11: AM

Para mas informacion favor de llamar al 612-721-1681

Orgaizado por el Grupo de Mujeres en Liderazgo de la Waite House

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Haz clik aqui para el volante (PDF) para la protesta en contra de la redadas 24 octubre – Minneapolis

Únete a la Protesta

¡Alto a las redadas y deportaciones!

Esta semana han hecho redadas de migración en St. James y Madelia, MN

Únete a la protesta en contra de estas redadas y deportaciones en Minnesota

Viernes, 24 de octubre

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Bloomington y Lake Street, Minneapolis

¡Digamos NO a las redadas y deportaciones!

Protesta organizada por MIRAc

(651) 389-9174 | http://www.MNImmigrantRights.Net

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(in English below)

Durante los ultimos dias, ICE ha hecho redadas en varias casas en St. James y Madelia, pueblos que quedan dos horas al sur de los Twin Cities. Hasta ahora han detenido entre 30-60 personas, y segun reportes, ICE va a quedar por alli hasta el viernes. Varias personas han reportado casos de abusos graves durante las redadas. No nos vamos a quedar callados mientras ICE aterroriza a nuestros comunidades…apoyan una respuesta coordinadad de los Twin Cities:

Reunion de emergencia para responder a las redadas

Donde: Waite House, 2529 13th Ave. S., Mpls
Cuando: Jueves, 23 de octubre, 8pm

Accion contra las redadas

Donde: Esquina de Bloomington y Lake
Cuando: Viernes, 24 de octubre, 4:30-6:00pm
Volante: http://mirac1.wordpress.com/2008/10/23/protesta-alto-a-las-redadas-viernes-24-oct-430-6-pm/

Over the past few days, ICE has raided a number homes in St. James and
Madelia, about two hours south of the Twin Cities. So far between
30-60 people have been detained, and it would appear that ICE is
remaining in the area until Friday. Several people have reported of
serious accounts of abuse during the raids. We refuse to sit by idly
as ICE terrorizes our communities…support a coordinated response
from the Twin Cities:

Emergency meeting to respond to ICE raids

Where: Waite House, 2529 13th Ave. S., Mpls
When: Thursday, Oct. 23, 8pm

Action against ICE raids

Where: Corner of Bloomington and Lake
When: Friday, Oct. 24, 4:30-6:00pm
Flyer: http://mirac1.wordpress.com/2008/10/23/protesta-alto-a-las-redadas-viernes-24-oct-430-6-pm/

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 23, 2008

TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY TO PROTEST IMMIGRATION RAIDS BEING CONDUCTED IN ST. JAMES AND MADELIA
When: Protest on Friday October 24, 2008 from 4:30-6pm
Where: Intersection of Bloomington Avenue and Lake Street, Minneapolis
The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Coalition (MIRAC) will hold a protest on Friday Oct. 24 at 4:30 pm at the intersection of Bloomington and Lake St. to denounce the immigration raids being conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in St. James and Madelia. The coalition brings together community organizations and individuals who are workers, students, activists, families, and people of faith— both immigrants and their allies—who unite in speaking out against these raids.
These actions by ICE are merely the most recent example of the tragedies created by the enforcement of unjust laws. We denounce these enforcement tactics that tear families apart, create an environment of terror in communities, and punish the most vulnerable members of our society rather than reforming a broken immigration system.
We recognize that most immigrants have come to the United States out of necessity and with a desire to support their families. A country that truly values families would not carry out such arbitrary raids that separate parents from children, especially given the fact that those children are commonly US citizens. We currently have an immigration system that does not acknowledge the fact that our economy and our communities need these new members in order to thrive. Immigrants in Minnesota fuel the health of our local economies, schools, and communities.
MIRAC calls for an immediate moratorium on the raids and deportations that tear apart our families and our communities, and immediate legalization for all immigrants. We call on our elected officials to enact these policies, and to uphold the value of all members of our society regardless of race, nationality, or immigration status.

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MIRAc is collecting petitions asking Minneapolis-area Representative Keith Ellison to propose a moratorium on raids and deportations in Congress. Click here to view and print our petition sheet (PDF) to help us collect signatures.

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Volante (PDF) para la actividad de MIRAc par el dia de los muertos 2008

Ven a recordar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas muertos en las fronteras

UNA PROCESION EN EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS PARA RECORDAR  A NUESTROS HERMANOS Y HERMANAS MUERTOS EN LAS FRONTERAS

Domingo, 2 de noviembre – 1:00 p.m.

LUGAR: Iglesia Santo Rosario, (24 Street y 18 Ave, Minneapolis)

La procesión se caminará desde la Iglesia Santo Rosario hacia la Iglesia El Milagro (38 Street y 17 Ave, Minneapolis)

Organizado por MIRAc – info: 651-389-9174

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Sep 2006: Noticias MIRAc | MIRAc News

Sep 2006 Noticias MIRAc portada

Sep 2006 Noticias MIRAc portada

Haz click aqui para ver la primera edición del periodico de MIRAc – Noticias MIRAc / MIRAc News – de septiembre 2006.

Click here to see the first edition of MIRAc’s newspaper — MIRAc News / Noticias MIRAc — from September 2006.

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Proximas reuniones de MIRAc

Las proximas reuniones de MIRAc seran:

miercoles, 22 de octubre

miercoles, 29 de octubre

miercoles, 5 de noviembre

miercoles, 19 de noviembre

Todas las reuniones estaran en Waite House – 2529 13th Ave S, Minneapolis.

Haz clik aqui para un volante PDF con las Reuniones de MIRAc – otono 2008

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