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BAMN Praises Passage of Illinois Dream Act

BAMN Praises Passage of Illinois Dream Act

BAMN praises the expected signing of the Illinois Dream Act into law today. The bill gives undocumented students access to private scholarships and signifies a step forward in ending the second-class treatment of undocumented youth in the state of Illinois. “The bill is an enormous victory for our movement and represents an acknowledgement by the [...]

August 1, 2011 Donna Stern Dream Act, Immigrants Rights Comments Off on BAMN Praises Passage of Illinois Dream Act

Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

Gay Tanzanian asylum seeker Edson Cosmas taken off fast track and has won the right of appeal “I’m so happy to be free! Thank you to every one who has fought for me – we still have much to do! In detention you have less rights than in prison, no one should be put through [...]

July 6, 2011 Donna Stern Immigrants Rights, LGBT, Sanctuary Comments Off on Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

Make California a Sanctuary State

Make California a Sanctuary State

MAKE CALIFORNIA A SANCTUARY STATE! We demand full and equal rights for all immigrants. We demand an end to the raids. We demand that California become a sanctuary state. We don’t need a society whose state resources are used to break up families. California does not need to tear mothers and fathers out of the [...]

June 25, 2011 admin Immigrants Rights, Sanctuary Comments Off on Make California a Sanctuary State

Stop Attacks on Muslims in America!

Stop Attacks on Muslims in America!

UPDATE: On June 17th, BAMN and Dearborn community members stopped Terry Jones from fulfilling his vow to march from the Dearborn City Hall to the Arab International Festival to spread his message of Islamophobia and racism.  That victory inspired many young Arabs attending the Festival to confront the anti-Arab, anti-Islamic bigots who rallied in the [...]

June 17, 2011 admin Immigrants Rights, Islamophobia Comments Off on Stop Attacks on Muslims in America!

Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!

Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!

Fight racism and homophobia! Edson “Eddy” Cosmas is a young black gay man who comes from Tanzania in east Africa. Like many of us and many of our families and friends he is part of this diverse, integrated community that has links around the world, especially to former British colonies like Tanzania. He has lived [...]

May 18, 2011 admin Immigrants Rights, LGBT Comments Off on Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!

Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement

Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement

The New Civil Rights Movement The struggle of Latina/o communities across the nation for immigrant rights has given birth to a new civil rights movement. This powerful new movement opens the way to defeat racist attacks against immigrants and the Latina/o, black and other minority communities. The right-wing racist attack against the gains of the [...]

April 20, 2011 admin Affirmative Action, Immigrants Rights Comments Off on Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement