Posts Tagged ‘National politics’

El Pueblo Se Defiende, Local Deportation Defense

July 9th, 2021

During Part 2 of our El Pueblo Se Defiende series, grassroots organizers shared their experiences fighting deportations under the current Biden administration and the strategies they suggest to others who want to be involved in deportation defense work in their local community.  We spoke with Xanat Sobrevilla, organizer with Organized Communities Against Deportations, Carlos Sauceda […]


Biden’s First 100 Days on Immigration

April 30th, 2021

As President Biden’s first 100 days come to a close, here is where we are in the fight to make sure the administration addresses deportations and immigration enforcement, and listens to the voices of our communities:  We’ve made our voices heard. As President Biden launched a review of immigration enforcement policies, we launched the Eyes […]


Like the Waves Come to Shore – Mijente Members Reflect on J20 2021

January 20th, 2021

Mijente members from across the country share their reflections on the past four years and formal end of the Trump administration, reminding us that our organizing has always been about our communities first and foremost; not about a President or any politician who is coming to save us. Today we re-affirm that our best defense, […]


Undoing Trump’s Immigration Policies Won’t Be Enough. We Must Dismantle the Immigration Caging and Deportation Machine.

January 8th, 2021

A return to the Obama years would mean more desperation, more deportations, and more death. Here, Mijente lays out six policies the Biden Administration can enact if it is serious about improving the lives of immigrants. When it comes to immigration policy, Joe Biden has promised to undo the harms of the Trump administration.  Good. […]


We’ve made it to Election Day. What comes after is up to all of us.

November 3rd, 2020

It’s election day. Finally. We expect to see record breaking turnout of voters in this cycle, millions having already participated and many more who will show up at the polls on Tuesday. The contours of the outcome are taking shape and we believe there will be a resounding showing of people who are often counted […]


Love and Agitation in the Times of Corona

March 24th, 2020

Hi everyone, We’ve been in covid-tena since last Friday. I got tested for covid-19 on Tuesday due to possible exposure to confirmed cases, ensuring we were most informed for my team that was exposed to me as well, and experiencing symptoms. We are still waiting for my results; B has not shown any symptoms (yay!). [...]


Pasos Pa’lante: Mijente Democratic Primary Endorsement

January 31st, 2020

The moment feels like it was yesterday. At a local Phoenix community center , we waited for the results of the 2016 election — waited to find out if our push to finally topple Maricopa County’s notorious sheriff Joe Arpaio had been successful. Local election results trickled in, and it became clear that we’d won. […]


Mijente Statement on Kentucky SB1, HB51, & SB89

January 28th, 2020

#CrushICE   #SanctuaryforAll   #NoSB1 To sign onto this letter, please contact [email protected] Spanish | English | French En fuerte solidaridad con activistas y organizadores, los miembros de Mijente Louisville y Lexington y en todx el estado de Kentucky, se unen en oposición a los proyectos de ley fascistas y anti-inmigrantes SB1, HB51 y SB89, […]


FUERA TRUMP: This is the year we’ve been building towards

January 17th, 2020

Mijente is a fighting organization, and we are kicking off the year in action mode. We are amped to be a core partner of the 2020 Women’s March. Women – and especially women of color – have demonstrated bold leadership in driving the resistance against the Trump agenda. We need to honor that and multiply […]


ALEC is everything Mijente stands against. Join our fight!

December 4th, 2019

SB 1070 in Arizona. Stand Your Ground in Florida. Three Strikes Law in California.   What do all of these laws have in common besides causing lasting damage to our communities? ALEC is behind them. ALEC (American Legal Exchange Council) is made up of conservative state lawmakers and corporations. It is a right wing policy machine […]