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“What We’ve Seen Since the President Announcement isn’t Relief. We’ve seen ICE doing whatever it wants with no accountability.”

October 6th, 2015 – Nationwide
On the heels of Candidate Hillary Clinton saying the White House is too harsh on immigration and as news breaks about ICE attempting to penetrate local institutions, circumventing its own standards, the #Not1More deportation campaign announces a national series of actions the week of November 20th, the one year anniversary of the President’s executive action, to challenge abuses in enforcement and detention including rallies and likely civil disobedience at various sites. Read more

In response to the Congressional proposals using the death of Kate Steinle to promote increased incarceration and criminalization of immigrants,groups from the #Not1More campaign release the following statements:

“Democrats and Republicans are following Donald Trump’s example to criminalize immigrants in ways that poison the public debate and result inmore families separated.  Hearings like the one today do nothing to advance public safety and everything to stoke racist fears against all immigrants.  We will not be anyone’s scapegoat.  Opportunists may see this as a tragedy they can hijack but their short-sightedness will be turned back. Safety won’t be found in proposals that put more of us behind bars or drive up mass incarceration rates. Safety is something we all desire and it won’t come from the vitriol on display in Congress.” – Tania Unzueta, #Not1More Campaign Read more

Barack Obama
Judge Hanen’s decision is an example of judicial vigilantism. We are confident it will be immediately overturned upon appeal. Unfortunately, in recent years we have become accustomed to Minutemen patrolling the border, racist sheriffs illegally criminalizing immigrants, talk show hosts questioning the President’s citizenship, and xenophobic lawmakers holding Congress hostage. The corrosive hijacking of government to pursue a nativist agenda should not, and most likely will not, be tolerated in federal courts. Read more