Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Deportation

Rally responds to anti-Asian violence

After attacks, a call for more community-based public safety solutions.

Screen Grabs: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

DACA decision offers no real protection, rights groups warn

On Thursday, Free SF, a coalition of immigrants’ rights groups, warned that the Supreme Court’s rejection of Trump’s attempt to end DACA offers no real protection for most undocumented...

Stop calling the police on us

Stop Calling Stop Stalling  Stop Talking while more Black Sons are fallen  No I mean Stop enabling and Colonizing  a system that kills  more than it does anything else with roots in the original lie...

Lawsuit seeks to reduce ICE detention during pandemic

People in ICE detention are not facing criminal charges. Deportation is a civil matter – and yet, the law allows the government to lock people up while a judge...

What we saw at Sundance, part 3: Crossed borders and different lives

Culling through the forty features viewed at both the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals last week has been as much fun as watching them in the first place. Here...

How ICE treats transgender people — a horror story

Lexis Avilez thought she was going home on Christmas. It seemed, she later said, like a miracle when Yuba County sheriff’s deputies took her Dec. 25 from the cell where...

Chatting by cell: ‘Uncuffed’ is a prison podcast for our time

As setups to Thanksgiving jokes go, a manic wild turkey that burst into a California prison compound seems almost too on-the-nose, considering how two other turkeys received presidential pardons...

SF man faces deportation—for a crime he committed at 16

Based solely on appearances, Simon Liu resembles any other tech worker in San Francisco: Clad in a puffy jacket and sneakers, Simon carries his slender laptop so he can...