... that Christine Neumann-Ortiz of Voces de la Frontera (see the link) had this to say:
"It is encouraging that he is really taking leadership on this issue to try to move a bill this year. I feel it's important for someone in his position to continue to articulate the economic benefits of immigration reform for everyone and the moral imperative to do this."
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... Neumann-Ortiz of Wisconsin's Voces de la Frontera (intimidated a politician by surrounding their house; opposed an immigration raid that no doubt freed up jobs for Americans; said a citizenship test is like a poll tax)...
* Tony Asion of El Pueblo North Carolina (group co-founded by Andrea Bazan of the National Council of La Raza; supported drivers licenses for illegal aliens and AgJobs in a...
A new group called "Reform Immigration For America" recently launched in order to push for comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty. They're a coalition of business, labor, and far-left/racial power groups; see their slick site here: reformimmigrationforamerica.org. A surprising variety of amnesty hacks this side of raving extremist (or thereabouts) is involved with their organization; see [...
... last year" (link). Organized by Voces de la Frontera.
* Orange County: organizers were "hoping for a couple hundred people" (link)
* San Francisco: "hundreds" (Taxin link above)
* Salt Lake City: "more than 500" (link)
* Oregon: "perhaps 2000" in Salem and "more than 1500" in Portland (link). Janie Har of The Oregonian also falsely refers to "[i]n 2006, at the height of anti-immigration...
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...
Voces de la Frontera
Voluntarios de la Comunidad San Jose California
Work of Chicago
Workers Chicago of Society
World Can't Wait
WTLU/ Power Pace / Andersen
This is their list of "Other Organizations That Support The Convention":
Africa Business Community House (NYC)
Alianza 17 de Marzo - Atlanta
California Immigrant Rights...
... including Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Jorge Islas, Vice President of Sigma America, and workers affected by the raid.
[Newman-Ortiz says:] "One year later, Whitewater is still hurting. A good local business is all but closed, 90 local jobs have gone, families have been scarred by deportations, others continue to fight... The empty shell of the factory...
... Newman-Ortiz, executive director of Voces de la Frontera of Milwaukee. In addition to surrounding someone's house in an act of intimidation, that group is a member of FIRM, as is the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, whose executive director Josh Hoyt also attended. Another attendee was the Reverend James Lawson.
Now for the quote you've been waiting for:
... Hispanic activist group known as Voces de la Frontera believe that in America, it is better to storm the home of an elected official and yell in their windows after dark to intimidate someone rather than to run for office to change policy.
On the evening of Friday, December 16th, a group of people advocating the issuing of driversaThat state Senator offers the following letter:
Leaders of a...