Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of giving a marathon speech supporting Democrats’ attempts to legalize the status of young immigrant “dreamers,” in a bid to pressure Republicans to act. Her more than eight-hour speech ranked as the longest given by a member of the House of Representatives in at least […]

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Your View: Don’t vilify immigrants

The United States has become a police state in which immigrants have been vilified and blamed for our countries economic woes. No American family originated within the boundaries of the US of A unless you are a Native American. The present ICE policies of hunting down undocumented workers and deporting them is eerily similar to […]

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Call for a Clean Dream Act

While we remain under threat from the tax bill, the FCC’s net neutrality proposal, incursions on our public lands, and so much more, this week Congress’ attention shifts to the government spending bill. The government will shut down this Friday, December 8 unless a “continuing resolution” is passed. Such a resolution allows Congress to extend the current government funding […]

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March for Clean Dream Act – Phoenix

The window to pass a Clean DREAM Act legislation is closing rapidly, and we need your assistance in pressuring our elected officials to stand with the DACA/undocumented community when it comes to protecting undocumented youth who are already losing status. In case you were wondering how urgent this is: every day that Congress fails to […]

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Belen Sisa: A Dreamer’s Inspiring Story

The Coconino County Democratic Party is proud to join the Northern Arizona Dream Fund in sponsoring two appearances by Belen Sisa in Flagstaff on Saturday, November 18. Ms. Sisa was 6 years old when she came to the United States from Argentina with her parents. She has been allowed to stay under President Obama’s DACA […]

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Belen Sisa: A Dreamer’s Inspiring Story

The Coconino County Democratic Party is proud to join the Northern Arizona Dream Fund in sponsoring two appearances by Belen Sisa in Flagstaff on Saturday, November 18. Ms. Sisa was 6 years old when she came to the United States from Argentina with her parents. She has been allowed to stay under President Obama’s DACA […]

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Rally in Support of Dreamers/DACA

Join Together We Will Northern Arizona, Repeal, Keep Flagstaff Together and others to rally in support of DACA, DREAMers, and the undocumented community on Tuesday at 5:30 pm in front of City Hall. The President has indicated he will announce an end to DACA with a The President has indicated he will announce an end […]

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DACA: An Issue That Shouldn’t Be!

DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, should not ever have been an issue. There is no justice, no fairness, in deporting persons who were brought here by their parents when they were children. There is no strategic interest of the United States in deporting these 800,000 or so. There is no reason whatsoever to […]

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FUSD School Board Meeting

A resolution of interest to the community will be presented to the FUSD governing board on Tuesday, May 23. A group of teachers in FUSD began working on this as something specific to immigrant students, but it has evolved to also include other students/groups/families that are most vulnerable to discriminatory policies and practices. The District’s attorney […]

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