#Not1More Deportation

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This morning, 12 immigrant rights activists locked themselves to the wheels of two deportation buses headed to Operation Streamline at a federal court where 6 additional people had chained themselves to the entrance to protest the proceeding they say is criminalizing immigrants and destroying core principles of the justice system.

According to multiple sources, as a result of the three and a half hour long and continuing peaceful blockade, the court, for one of the only times in it’s history,  cancelled the proceedings where detainees are presented in shackles in front of a judge and sentenced as a group.

The protest is part of the #Not1More Deportation campaign calling on the President to use his authority to keep families together and provide immediate relief from deportations for those who could benefit from a permanent solution. Read more

Source: TucsonNewsNow.com

At least eight people will be spending the next four nights in sleeping bags in a south-side church to bring awareness to a national campaign.

The campaign is calling for no more deportations. Cities as far east as New York are taking part in “The Fast.” One of the goals, is calling for President Barack Obama to immediately stop deportations.

The group in Tucson will spend five days and four nights at South-side Presbyterian Church near 10th Avenue and 22nd. The only thing they will have is water.

The group feels that immigration raids and deportations are separating families.

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