Weekly Meeting Actions – August 27th

Indivisible Guide Call to Action: Defend DACA!

Trump intends to undo DACA, the Obama initiative that protected people under 18 who were brought to the US by undocumented immigrants. Protecting them would require new legislation by Congress.

  • Contact Senators and tell them to co-sponsor the bipartisan “DREAM Act” (S. 1615)
  • Contact Reps and tell them to co-sponsor American Hope Act (H.R. 3591), give those with DACA and others who arrived in the United States as children a path to permanent legal status and eventual citizenship.

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Meet some illegal immigrants

Some years ago, I tutored students at a local community college, usually non-native speakers of English who needed help with language. There I became acquainted with Sed and Ganet, two young people who’d come to America illegally. In the course of our classwork, I learned a bit about how they came to be here. I’d like to share that with you. Continue reading “Meet some illegal immigrants”

Calls to Action – Week of March 29th

Hello, Indivisibles!

The pressure we’re putting out there is making a difference in a big way. There are cracks forming and #DonTheCon has had his first major failure to get a party-line vote. Now is a great time to turn up the volume and build on that momentum!

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This Week in Politics – March 17

Keeping Up With Politics Can Be Tough, So We’re Here to Help

Since Trump’s inauguration, it has been more difficult than usual to keep up with politics. So we decided that a weekly column summarizing what happened during the week was in order. We’ll follow all the stories and then bring the week’s events to you in condensed form. So without further ado, here it is, the week in politics:

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The Week in Politics – March 10

Keeping Up With Politics Can Be Tough, So We’re Here to Help

Since Trump’s inauguration, it has been more difficult than usual to keep up with politics. So we decided that a weekly column summarizing what happened during the week was in order. We’ll follow all the stories and then bring the week’s events to you in condensed form. So without further ado, here it is, the week in politics:

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Power Up Indivisible Resistance! Free Daniel & Solidarity Strike Friday

Take off, be allies, speak up, stand together and defend democracy!

Free  Daniel                                                                                                       Solidarity Strike

9a.m.-1p.m., Friday, Feb. 17                                        11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17   

Seattle Federal Courthouse,                                                           Volunteer Park Amphitheater,

700 Stewart Street, Seattle                                                               1400 E Prospect St., Seattle

      Strike your everyday routine tomorrow. Put boots on pavement to support immigrants and recharge yourself and the movement during this national, general strike day in resistance to the Trump administration’s policies of intolerance, suppression and fear.
      Join immigrant allies at 9 a.m. to pack Seattle Federal Courthouse and demand that they free Daniel Ramirez Medina! Over the last week, the administration has detained and deported hundreds of immigrants nationwide. In Seattle on Tuesday, Daniel, 23-year-old father, was taken by ICE (U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement), despite having received repeated approval to stay and work under the DACA program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Daniel’s hearing is tomorrow.    

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