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Executive director: Deepak Bhargava

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Member of and helps fund the We Are America Alliance (Immigration Rally's Low Turnout Disappoints Advocates)

The Fair Immigration Reform Movement is one of their projects. That group includes among others ACORN, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA; has allegedly collaborated with the Mexican government), the American Friends Service Committee (has an indirect link to the Mexican government), and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (their president has a link to the Mexican government).

Member of the Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, whose members include CHIRLA, the Service Employees International Union, the ICIRR, and the National Council of La Raza (funds extremists and has refused to denounce Elvira Arellano).

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What "Young Invincibles" dare not tell you (youth joblessness, Campaign for Young America, Rory O’Sullivan, Alistair Johnston) - 07/10/12

... Center for American Progress), Center for Community Change, Demos, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (Leadership Conference on Civil Rights), Service Employees International Union, and Voto Latino. In Illinois, one of their state partners is the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium. They have several other partners that are merely leftwing. In a 2010 letter to...

Disingenuous Adam Serwer spins Obama's mini-amnesty (immigration, DREAM Act) - 09/14/11

... kids," says Jeffrey Parcher of the Center for Community Change... Those granted "temporary relief" might have U.S. citizen children, and Serwer and far-left groups would then work night and day to see that they aren't deported so as to not to separate families. And, even if the DREAM Act doesn't pass, illegal aliens in some states will be able to take college discounts, slots, and/or educations...

Dozens of pro-illegal immigration groups were invited to Obama's mini-amnesty rollout and you weren't - 08/25/11

... Immigration Forum: Ali Noorani * Center for Community Change: Gabe Gonzalez, Kate Kahan * Migration Policy Institute: Doris Meissner * Vestar Capital Partners: Federico Pena * Raben Group: Jeanne Butterfield * New Democratic Network: Simon Rosenberg, Kristian Ramos, Alicia Menendez COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA * Laura Burton Capps (former Clinton staffer who leads "strategic communications efforts for...

FIRM wants civil disobedience to get amnesty? (CCC, Casa de Maryland, NYIC, OneAmerica) - 05/20/10

... Immigration Reform Movement, Center for Community Change, New York Immigration Coalition, Casa de Maryland, Churches United to Save and Heal, and OneAmerica: On the call they said: "We've marched, called and faxed. We've shown time and again that there's no bigger movement than ours. Still, our elected officials haven't delivered satisfactory progress on immigration reform. We won't be appeased...

NCLR, LULAC, SEIU, UFCW, etc. launch boycott of Arizona over immigration law (+Al Sharpton) - 05/06/10

... United Latin American Citizens * Center for Community Change * Service Employees International Union * Leadership Conference on Civil Rights * UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) * Asian American Justice Center * National Puerto Rican Coalition

If Andrea Nill of CAP can't get Steve King's joke, what else is she unclear on? - 04/16/10

... Moreno, a spokeswoman for the Center for Community Change. She led a delegation that delivered five boxes of blank tax forms to a Capitol Hill office as a symbol of all the tax money left uncollected because illegal immigrants have not been legalized... "Oh man. How do they come up with this? They won't be real Americans if they love taxes," said Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican who rallied...

RNC's Michael Steele supports amnesty at meeting with far-left, Mexico-linked groups - 04/01/10

Two days ago I posted a notice that Michael Steele of the RNC was going to meet with extremist and Mexico-linked illegal immigration supporters and urged others to contact him suggesting that he handle the meeting in the correct way [1]. Not surprisingly, Steele handled the meeting in the completely incorrect way (link): According to a news release put out by the activists [2], he said he would...

Far-left wants John Morton fired over immigration quotas memo (also want little or no enforcement) - 03/31/10

... Security. Deepak Bhargava of the (Center for Community Change), a lead organizer of the immigration rally in Washington, D.C. on March 21st and a leader of FIRM (Fair Immigration Reform Movement), had this to say at today’s press conference: "This agency has gone rogue and is operating in clear opposition to the direction President Obama has set." What gives? It seems the stated priorities of...

March for America: illegal immigration rally, March 21, 2010 Washington DC - 02/12/10

... UPDATE: From this: Organized by the Center for Community Change (CCC), the March 21 event will be the largest protest march since President Barack Obama took office. It will include activist groups from nearly every state, and revives the labor-religious-community coalition that built the mass marches of 2006. According to lead CCC March organizer Gabe Gonzalez, SEIU, UNITE HERE, LIUNA and the...

"Health Equity for All": racial power groups push healthcare reform ("new majority") - 10/05/09

A group of far-left organizations have created "Health Equity for All" (healthequityforall.org) to push for "universal health care reform". And, they're doing it from an explicitly race-based standpoint and being quite explicit about their attempts to gain race-based power.

Napolitano immigration meeting: you weren't represented (vast # of loose borders groups, Obama/Janet anti-287g) - 08/20/09

Earlier today, Janet Napolitano of the Department of Homeland Security held a closed-door meeting with a group of what she calls "stakeholders" (dhs.gov/ynews/releases/pr_1250792978709.shtm) but was actually a vast pantheon (see below) of far-left, racial power, corrupt business, and in general loose borders groups all of which want some form of comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty....

George Soros gives $5 million to push Obamacare (HCAN, NCLR, ACORN, SEIU, etc...) - 08/11/09

... for Community Change (part of Center for Community Change) * MoveOn.org * NAACP * National Council of La Raza * National Education Association * Service Employees International Union * United Food and Commercial Workers(UFCW) Other members include: League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), National Abortion Federation (abortion doctors association), National Korean American Service and...

Cecilia Munoz rallies troops at Reform Immigration for America confab (+Deepak Bhargava) - 06/05/09

... Puede! Deepak Bhargava of the Center for Community Change was also there (twitter dot com/kyledeb/status/2044976971): * 11 days until meeting with Barack Obama, pressure our congressional leaders from June 17 meeting.

New Jersey governor's panel: in-state tuition, driver's licenses for illegal aliens (Corzine for 1st, against 2nd; wants halt to raids) - 04/02/09

From this: A state panel on immigrant policy released recommendations Monday that include in-state tuition eligibility and driving privileges for illegal immigrants, as well as the creation of a commission on New Americans. Gov. Jon S. Corzine, who convened the Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel on Immigrant Policy last August, said Monday he agrees that illegal immigrants, especially those brought to...

Obama meets with Congressional Hispanic Caucus over immigration "reform"; trip to Mexico; public forum - 03/18/09

... Gutierrez and Deepak Bhargava of the Center for Community Change are at [2]. So far nothing that shocking or newsworthy has emerged; both Obama and the CHC are strong supporters of giving an amnesty and other benefits to illegal aliens. The only question is how much Obama is willing to push it and when. The two points below indicate that a push might begin in April although whether he'd put...

Rights Working Group wants immigration enforcement moratorium and much more (ACLU, NCLR, 248 others) - 01/09/09

The Asian American Justice Center runs the Rights Working Group, a coalition of over 250 leftwing groups, and they have a petition calling on Barack Obama to in effect not do immigration enforcement. They want a "moratorium" while the subject of raids and the like is "studied", but everyone knows what that means. Since there are so many groups, the full roster is here. The main groups are listed...

CCC offers DREAM Act PIIPP in press release form - 09/19/07

... Corpeno and Cheryl Aguilar of the Center for Community Change: As the United States Senate is expected to take up consideration of the DREAM Act as an amendment on the Senate floor, several immigrant youth will join national organizations and coalitions in Washington, DC tomorrow, Wednesday, September 19, 2007 to urge their Members of Congress to support the DREAM Act under the chorus, "Our...

Floridians: ask John McCain questions he can't answer! - 02/20/06

... on their board of directors: * Center for Community Change * Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA, allegedly has links to the Mexican government) * Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights * National Council of La Raza ("National Council of The Race") * National Immigration Forum New York Immigration Coalition

Wisconsin: Sen. Cathy Stepp's home surrounded by illegal immigration supporters - 12/20/05

... traveled to Washington, D.C. The Center for Community Change organized three days of activities centering on the DREAM Act and Student Adjustment Act. These federal acts would offer undocumented students a pathway to citizenship, in-state tuition for college, and opportunities to apply for federal financial aid. Students trained in lobbying techniques and spent a day lobbying elected...