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Somos America

Arizona-based pro-illegal immigration advocacy group. Is not the same group as the We Are America Alliance.

President: Roberto Reveles

Last modified Feb 20, 2011
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Somos America, Alfredo Gutierrez turn backs on Arizona, lead boycott movement - 05/01/10

The incorrectly-named group Somos America and former Arizona state senator Alfredo Gutierrez are trying to form an umbrella group to push for a boycott of that state due to the new immigration law (link): If it hurts Latinos who live in the state, that's a price they're willing to pay, said former state Sen. Alfredo Gutierrez who is chairing the campaign. At a news conference Friday, Gutierrez...

Texting about immigration sweeps might violate law (Arizona; Respeto; ACLU) - 01/04/10

... immigrant-rights groups such as Somos America and Puente. She concedes that some who receive the text messages likely use the information to avoid being caught and deported. Per Arpaio: "This little group of people is (in favor of) open borders, and they don't like what I am doing. That is the bottom line... But it isn't interfering with our operations because every time we do it, we still...

Mesa Police chief George Gascon to pay for DC trip out of own funds, refunds "immigration reform" group - 04/12/09

... Lydia Guzman who's also VP of Somos America. Per the 2005 page votingrightsact.org/hearings/4705hearing/panelists.html: Lydia Guzman serves as Outreach Director for the Clean Elections Institute, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Guzman has more than 15 years experience with voter registration, education and Get Out The Vote campaigns. She was Arizona State Director for the Southwest Voter...

Mexico-linked ACLU, MALDEF, Steptoe & Johnson sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio for "profiling" - 07/17/08

... Also involved is the local group Somos America. The details on the case are here: aclu.org/immigrants/gen/36011prs20080716.html. That also promotes Phoenix mayor Phil Gordon's complaints about Arpaio; Gordon's opponents may have enough signatures to force a vote on his recall. Meanwhile, the ACLU of AZ and MALDEF are part of a group headed by Peter Schey, someone with a series of links to the...

National Latino Congreso: "No Human Being is Illegal", Nativo Lopez, Gil Cedillo, Kucinich, Cuban Five, Fairness Doctrine, and more! - 10/07/07

... DREAM Act" by Luis Avila of the Somos America Coalition (latinocongreso.org/resolutions07approved.php?id=129). * "Restore the Fairness Doctrine Act", ibid, (latinocongreso.org/resolutions07approved.php?id=126). * "RESOLUTION TO DEMAND THAT THE U.S. SUPREME COURT HEAR THE CASE OF THE U.S. CITIZEN CHILDREN OF UNDOCUMENTED PARENTS" from Mr. Emma Lozano [sic] supposedly of the National Day Laborer...

Maricopa County sued over anti-smuggling law; Mexico links - 11/22/06

... in brackets): * We Are America/Somos America Coalition of Arizona (has some sort of link to the AZ Democratic Party; whether they're part of the We Are America Alliance is not known.) * the community organization Friendly House * state representatives Kyrsten Sinema, Steve Gallardo (1,2) and David Lujan [slightly positive note here; he wanted immigration marchers to carry American flags to...

Arizona Democratic Party, Russell Pearce, and "Operation Wetback" - 09/29/06

... Gutierrez". He's a member of the "Somos America" group that organized at least one Phoenix illegal immigration march. Needless to say, the press has taken the Dem smear and run with it. Sarah N. Lynch of the East Valley Tribune offers "Pearce calls on 'Operation Wetback' for illegals", informing us that he's "angered the Hispanic community this week when he called for the reinstatement of a pre-...

Los Angeles Protest for Immigrant Rights - 09/28/06

... Other organizations included Somos America (note: that may have been a reference to the We Are America Alliance instead), Proyecto Latino USA and the March 25 Coalition. Note there was also a September 4 Los Angeles March which occured in Wilmington. Who exactly organized which march is not clear. ..."Immigrants made this country and many of us have had the opportunity to work and get...