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By Welfare Rights Committee

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Twin Cities based Welfare Rights Committee.


By brad

Minneapolis protest against Arizona's new anti-immigrant law

Minneapolis, MN – On April 26, 100 supporters of immigrant rights gathered at an emergency protest in downtown Minneapolis. They came together to voice outrage at the new anti-immigrant law passed in Arizona. Arizona's Governor Jan Brewer signed into law the most extreme anti-immigrant legislation in the country, (SB-1070) on April 23, provoking large protests in Arizona and outrage around the country.


By staff

Protest against "Scrooge Pawlenty" at governor's mansion Dec. 22

St. Paul, MN – Governor 'Scrooge Pawlenty' was by visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future at his mansion here on Dec. 22. Said the ghost of Christmas future, “The people of Minnesota will continue to haunt you. They will expose your miserable actions if you continue to push your greedy, poor-bashing agenda. They will warn voters to block your ambitions if you try to spread your lies in a pathetic run for the presidency.”


By Sonia Aviles

Una pancarta: "Pawlenty: Basta con los ataques."

Minneapolis, MN – El sábado 16 de febrero, más de 300 inmigrantes y personas que apoyan los derechos de los inmigrantes marcharon en la calle Lake a través del corazón de la comunidad latina. La gente llenó las calles con consignas de “sí se puede” y “Pawlenty escucha, estamos en la lucha!”

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By Sonia Aviles

Banner: "Pawlenty: Basta con los ataques."

Minneapolis, MN – More than 300 immigrants and immigrant rights supporters marched on Lake Street through the heart of the Latino community, Feb. 16. The people filled the streets with chants of, “Si se puede!” (Yes we can!) and, “Pawlenty, escucha, estamos en la lucha!” (Pawlenty, listen, we are in the struggle!).