• Pricila get some love from labor

    We are riding a 1972 MCI Challenger bus in our journey across the southwestern and southeastern part of the United States. This bus, who came baptized with the name ‘Priscila’ has been used in organizing tours mostly on climate justice issues. Inside she is more like an RV, with benches, a small kitchen and even bunk beds in the back.

    So, it was a roll of the dice to choose a 40-year old bus to make this trip. Partly it was a gamble of necessity, because we have not counted on lots of money to make this happen. And it was also a choice, understanding the potential drawbacks. To have a schedule and route we could control, to be able to make the bus in the image and design we wanted.

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  • Melissa Harris Perry: No Papers No Fear Footsoldiers

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  • Justicia para los 32 del Sur, Winning Joaquin's Case

    In New Orleans the No Papers No Fear riders rallied with Joaquin and the other day laborers who make up the Southern 32, people facing deportation for defending their civil rights. At the court hearing, the judge recommended Joaquin's case be closed because ICE had not proven itself. Now the Southern 32 are fighting to close the rest of the cases.

    En nueva orleans, la jornada por la justicia participaron en una manifestación para apoyar a Joaquin, uno de los 32 del sur quienes están en proceso de deportación solo por defender sus derechos civiles. A su juicio, el juez recomendó que cierre el caso de Joaquin. Ahora, están luchando para cerrar todos los casos.

    More information on the Southern 32 at makejusticereal.org and on the No Papers No Fear ride at nopapersnofear.org

    Film by Perla Farias
    Audio by Jorge Torres
    Edited by Jorge Torres

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  • New Orleans: Man-made Disasters and Borders




    The Congress of Day Laborers and Stand with Dignity gave a tour of New Orleans to the No Papers No Fear riders to understand the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

    El Congreso de Jornaleros y Stand with Dignity dió una gira de New Orleans para los participantes de la jornada por la justicia para entender la ciudad en el contexto de lo que ha sucedido después de la huracán katrina.

    Filmed by Perla Farias
    Sound by Jorge Torres
    Edited by Jorge Torres, Barni Qaasim and Perla Farias


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  • Mujeres en pié de lucha enfrentan al alguacil de Nueva Orleans

    El alguacil de Orleans Parish ha sido un colaborador con la migra en detener la gente en su carcel. La jornada por la justicia manifestaba en apoyo de mujeres en Nueva Orleans como Delmy quienes están defendiendo sus derechos civiles y luchando para mantener sus familias unidas. Juntaron con la esposa de alguacil Gusman para exigir que él cancela su colaboración con ICE y rechazan detener la gente cuando ICE pide.
    The Sheriff of Orleans Parish has colaborated with ICE to detain people in his jails for extra time at immigration enforcement's request. The ride for justice joined a demonstration with New Orleans women like Delmy who have been in his jails and are organizing to defend their civil rights and to keep their families together. They met with Sheriff Gusman's wife and demanded the Sheriff reject ICE hold requests when they ask him to detain people for extra time.

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  • No One Can Turn Us Around - No Papers No Fear Exchange with Civil Rights Veterans


    In New Orleans, the No Papers No Fear ride for justice had a powerful exchange with civil rights veterans hosted by the New Orleans Worker Center for Racial Justice.
    En Nueva Orleans, la jornada por la justicia sin papeles y sin miedo tenía un intercambio profundo con veteranos del movimiento por los derechos civiles facilitado por el Centro de trabajadores de nueva orleans por la justicia racial.
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  • Promotoras de salud con los jornaleros de Gretna


    Durante su parada en Nueva Orleans, promotoras de salud de Puente Arizona visitaban a la esquina de jornaleros de Gretna para escuchar de su experiencia, hacer consultas de salud, y promover la vida sana.
    During the stop in New Orleans, health promoters from Puente Arizona who are riding on the No Papers No Fear ride for justice stopped at the Gretna day laborer corner to hear their stories, do basic health consultations, and promote healthy living.
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  • Sin papeles y sin miedo visita a los jornaleros de Gretna



    La jornada por la justicia vistaba a la esquina de los jornaleros de Gretna, formada después de Katrina y por medio de una lucha para el derecho de buscar trabajo. Los jornaleros sigan reconstruyendo la ciudad y buscando una vida mejor.

    The ride for justice visited the day laborer corner in Gretna, formed after Katrina and through a struggle for the right to look for work. The day laborers there continue to reconstruct the city and search for a better life.


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  • Southern 32 member Joaquin Navarro Hernandez may soon see relief from deportation

    After more than two-and-a-half years in the local immigration court system, day laborer and Southern 32 memberJoaquin Navarro Hernandez — who was featured prominently in our recent cover story *— seems likely to avoid deportation. In a hearing in New Orleans Immigration Court today, Judge William Wayne Stogner said that the government's primary evidence against Navarro Hernandez, U.S. Border Patrol's I-213 (record of deportable alien) was effectively useless.

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  • Immigrants Halts Deportation After Challenging Border Patrol Arrest

    joaquin-navarro-hernandez-southern-32.jpgImmigrant Joaquin Navarro-Hernandez, a member of the "Southern 32," triumphed in a Fridayimmigration court hearing, where he halted attempts to deport him by showing inaccuracies in the government's only proof against him. The hearing was held to question the accuracy of an arrest report issued by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents who detained him after a raid on a day-laborer corner in 2010. Immigration Judge Wayne Stogner pointed at an easel-size enlargement of the report, its alleged inaccuracies marked with blue and yellow Post-It notes by Hernandez's lawyers. "I have no confidence that document is reliable," he said, noting that he considered that conclusion "a very serious matter."

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