By Erica Etelson Do you want to help the asylum seekers at the U.S. border? Al Otro Lado ("On the Other Side") wants YOU to spend a work week volunteering to help asylum seekers at the border in Tijuana. People with legal or medical skills or who speak Spanish are particularly needed, but ANYONE who … Continue reading Help asylum seekers stranded at the border
Indivisible East Bay’s CA-11 Team has worked with Indivisible Kensington (IK) on many important local and national issues over the past two years. Now IK is raising funds for Grannies Respond/Abuelas Responden, an amazing group that fights against the administration’s zero tolerance immigration policies. In the summer of 2018, hundreds of grannies traveled from all … Continue reading Bake sales for Grannies Respond projects
Outraged by the administration’s inhumane and illegal treatment of refugees seeking asylum at our southern border, the East Bay turned out in force on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at several hastily-planned protests called by the national group Families Belong Together. Governance Committee member and CA-11 team lead Ted Lam reports on the noon rally in El … Continue reading Hugs, not tear gas!
Deadline: today and every day - On Sunday November 25, Customs and Border Protection officers shot tear gas canisters and rubber bullets into Mexico at refugees approaching the country's busiest border crossing, which the United States had closed that day. This was a shocking, excessive and unjustified response. Asking for refugee status is not a crime and … Continue reading Tears at the border