Tag Archives: Immigration

This Saturday: No Borders! No Nations! End Deportations! Noise Demo by AF3IRM SF Bay Area

In recognition of International Women’s Day, AF3IRM SF/Bay Area calls on the community to join us in solidarity with all immigrants for a noise demonstration outside of the Bay Area’s largest ICE Detention Facility - the Contra Costa West County Detention Facility in Richmond, CA. On March 11th, we stand with all immigrants, denounce the targeting of migrant women including, Guadalupe Garcia De Rayos, Jeanette Vizguerra, Valeria de la Luz, Ms. Gonzalez, Sara Beltran-Hernandez, & Daniela Vargas, and honor the ongoing resistance of women on the front lines, leading the fight against Trump’s racist (anti-indigenous, anti-black, anti-arab, anti-asian), xenophobic, and islamophobic … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM and Espacio 1839 welcome A Trail For Humanity to Los Angeles; Highlight the plight of women and children from Central America to Palestine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2014 Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director af3irm@af3irm.org (323) 813-4272 LOS ANGELES --- Mothers and their children who have been walking from the Bay Area to the US/Mexico border arrive in Boyle Heights on August 12th. These women and children are making the journey of more than 300 miles for A Trail for Humanity to shed light on the human rights violations being perpetrated at the US/Mexico border and the US policies that uphold these practices. The latest news shows that the US government is shutting down housing for immigrant and refugee children at the border, leaving 7,700 Honduran, Salvadoran, and … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Speaks Out Against Border Brutalities: Women Seek to Tear Down Walls, From Palestine to the US and Mexico!

For Immediate Release July 18,  2014 Contact: Barbra Ramos | National Communications Director | af3irm@af3irm.org | (323) 813-4272 Katrina Socco |  National Programme Coordinator | natcoord@af3irm.org Zeena Aljawad | AF3IRM Irvine/Orange County | irvine@af3irm.org

This weekend, in five cities across the country, the women of AF3IRM take to the streets to demand justice against border brutalities! As transnational feminists, we stand with the women and children in Palestine and we stand with the migrant women and children along our borders. The ongoing crises both here and abroad speak to the heightened levels of US and Israeli state-sanctioned violence and oppression that demand that we … Continue Reading ››

Follow A Trail for Humanity

The journey for A Trail for Humanity will start in Merced on July 22nd. The group will walk the over 300  miles to the Los Angeles Detention Center and then travel even further south through Orange County and San Diego until they reach the border.  This is the path they will take. DAY 1 / July 22nd
  • Merced
DAY 2 / July 23rd
  • Chowchilla (24.1 miles)
  • Fairmead (5.5)
DAY 3  / July 24th
  • Madera   (11.7)
DAY 4 / July 25th
  • Fresno   (24.5)
DAY 5 / July 26th
  • Malaga     (7)
  • Fowler     (5.8)
  • Selma       (6.2)
DAY 6 / July 27th
  • Kingsberg (5.6)
  • Traver     (6.3)
DAY 7 / July 28th
  • Visalia (9.4)
DAY 8 / July … Continue Reading ››