Capital Times — Madison, Wisconsin
Reconquistas debate whether pro-amnesty rallies are wise now
Energized by a renewed prospect of success, Latinos in Dane County and across the country are planning to go to the streets again on May 1 to hold President Barack Obama to his assurances that immigration reform is on the way…
Meanwhile, organizers with the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, which is staging marches in cities across the country, are framing their message to say “humane” immigration reform will benefit all workers and not just immigrants. “A pro-worker immigration reform bill will benefit both native and foreign workers who are more vulnerable in this weak economy to abuse by bad employers,” said Christine Neumann-Ortiz of Milwaukee-based Voces de la Frontera.
That political tack is aimed at defusing political backlash like the kind that came after massive nationwide rallies in 2006 put a spotlight on immigration reform. And it is that potential that has led some advocates for immigrant rights to advise tempering the rhetoric this season.
Peter Munoz, executive director of Centro Hispano, Dane County’s premier agency serving Latinos, warned that the heady marches that brought out hundreds of thousands three years ago in support of immigration reform eroded popular and political support and unleashed workplace raids that led to the detention and deportation of workers and the separation of immigrant families…
–Georgia’s open border goons plan one here too:
ILLEGAL ALIENS TO ASSEMBLE AT GEORGIA CAPITOL – MAY 2, 2009
Illegal aliens led by Jerry Gonzalez and Mexican citizen ( and former Mexican Consul General) Teodoro Maus to hold an amnesty rally at the Georgia Capitol: ( see photo of what to expect)
Event Date: 2009-05-02
Event Time: 10:00 AM
Contact Name: GLAHRContact Telephone: 770-457 5232
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(illegal) WORKERS’ RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS?
Joins US at the CAPITOL
MAY 2nd 2009
RALLY FOR AMNESTY AGAIN!
WHERE: Capitol Bldg
Washington St Atlanta, Ga
WHEN: 10 AM
Saturday, MAY 2nd
( MEXICAN IMMIGRATION LAWS HERE – dak)
NO TO DEPORTATIONS,
NO TO 287g AGREEMENTS
BRING YOUR FRIENDS
For more information: 770-457 5232
Take MARTA and exit at the Underground Station
Alterna, Atlantas Building Leadership Empowerment (ABLE), Canton Initiative for the Education of Latinos Organization (CIELO), Coalicion de Lideres Latinos (CLILA), Comite Civico Ecuatoriano, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO), Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), Latino Unidos en Carroll County (LUCC) and more.