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Immigration Reform

Rapidian on the street: State of Exception

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

In a back room of the garage at SiTE:LAB's Rumsey Street Project, 800 backpacks hang on a large wall, a video screens along the floor in front of them, and various other objects and photographs face the backpacks on the opposite wall. ...

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Grand Rapidians rally around cause of immigration reform

by (Vossj)

Submitted 03-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

There are many misconceptions about undocumented immigrants, says Cyndi Hicks, a Grand Rapidian who participates in the West Michigan Coalition for Immigration Reform.  "First of all, people aren't illegal. They can't be," she...

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Radical Journalist John Ross Speaks in Grand Rapids

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 03-25-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Radical journalist, poet, and activist John Ross spoke at Trinity Church on Lake Drive on Wednesday night. Mr Ross was born in the U.S. but has lived in Mexico City since 1985. He has written extensively about immigration reform, both the Mexican...

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