La organización Texas Organizing Project invita a un taller gratuito de inmigración

Chicas immigration

En tiempos como este es importante estar bien informado sobre los derechos que nos cobijan a todos en este país. Por eso la organización Texas Organizing Project invita a un taller gratuito de inmigración a realizarse el sábado 25 de marzo en el centro multiservicios de Magnolia. Abogados especializados responderán a las dudas de los asistentes, en vivo y en español.

This story originally appeared 3/17/2017 on Univision 45.

TOP: Our communities are resolute, unbowed by President Trump

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“Every day, President Trump shows us his true agenda is to dismantle the core values our country has aspired to since its founding: freedom, opportunity and equality.

“Yesterday, it was the pipelines that will endanger our environment and violate Native People’s sacred lands.

“Today, he authorized orders to increase the militarization of our borders; build a deportation force to separate our families and eviscerate our communities and economy; and threatened retaliation against law enforcement agencies who value trust with the community as a pillar for keeping their communities safe (so-called sanctuary cities).

“The President’s actions are a direct threat to the safety, wellbeing and freedoms of millions of people who work hard to keep our economy going, who are neighbors, who are our family.

“We will not be bowed by Trump’s orders. We resolve to work harder to protect ALL communities threatened by this administration.

“It still holds true, even in the era of Trump, that ‘The power of the people is greater than the people in power.’”

By: Michelle Tremillo, executive director, Texas Organizing Project

Houston Unites for Anti-Trump Rally and March

Houston Defender Network

As Donald Trump is inaugurated Friday morning in Washington DC, immigrant, community and labor groups in Houston will unite to jointly declare our intention to fight for all communities at risk under the incoming Trump administration.

Hundreds of people are expected to gather at Sesquicentennial Park at 10 a.m. Friday to mark the start of the resistance movement that will be needed to keep our communities safe, free and thriving. We will send the message that Houston builds bridges, not walls.
Who: Gulf Coast AFL-CIO, Mi Familia Vota, SEIU, CAIR Texas, United We Dream, Battleground Texas, Houston Federation of Teachers, Emerge USA, Fight for 15, New Leaders Council Houston, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Interfaith Justice Coalition, UNITE HERE Local 23, Pacifica Radio KPFT 90.1, t.e.j.a.s., Young Active Labor Leaders (YALL), International Association of Machinists Lodge 811 and Texas Organizing Project.

What: Houston Unido March and Rally #EraofResistance

Where: Sesquicentennial Park, below corner of Smith St. and Preston St.

When: Friday, January 20, 2017

Assembly 10 a.m.

Rally 10:30 am

March 11 a.m. -12 noon

Visuals: Hundreds of people marching, funeral procession street theater

Representatives of co-sponsoring organizations will be available for interviews prior to and at the rally.

This story originally appeared 1/19/2017 on the Houston Defender Network.