#Not1More Deportation

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A rally against deportations in Fresno has turned into a civil disobedience with 6 people locking themselves on top of ladders blocking the transportation of immigrants to a nearby detention center. Just before Christmas, 100 immigrant youth and their families are shutting down Fresno’s County Jail, demanding Sheriff Mims to immediately cease all collaboration with ICE. “The Central Valley is home to thousands of immigrant families, documented and undocumented like mine, and today we demand to stop the deportations of all undocumented people now,” shared Brisa Cruz, a participant of the action. Another participant, Luis Ojeda states, “Sheriff Mim’s collaboration with ICE breaks apart our families and uses county funds to needlessly put them behind bars. We demand she recognize that our families belong together. It’s police and ICE that should be separated.” Read more