Releasing everyone in detention is just the first step in the fight against the criminalization of migration. It is time for us to say enough is enough and take it.
It is time to free them all.
Sanctuary DMV organizer Madhvi Venkatraman writes on the urgent need to free all detained immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recognizing that the systems of policing and immigration enforcement are intertwined, we must show our solidarity with Black communities by joining in the calls from the Movement for Black Lives and others to defund the police. We must recognize that ICE and the police are related institutions of militarized racial terror.
Detention Watch Network’s Setareh Ghandehari writes on the relationship between calls to abolish ICE and the police.
As the health and economic impacts of the pandemic have pushed virtually every inequality in this nation to the surface, mutual aid philosophy allows us to reimagine our society from one built on exploitation to one built through solidarity.
DMV organizer Nicholas Hatcher writes on mutual aid and its potential to transform society.
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