The work of ending Operation Streamline

It goes on. Operation Streamline is criminalization of migrants as a means to deter re-entry to the United States. Shackled migrants, as many as 75 a day, are rushed through federal court in Tucson, Arizona. The process sometimes happens in less than 30 minutes. After meeting with a government-contracted attorney, they are called to the bench seven to nine at a time. Migrants leave as criminals and are sent to a government-contracted private prison run with billions of taxpayer dollars. Continue reading The work of ending Operation Streamline

Benefit concert for NMD in Tucson, October 7

Join us Friday, October 7 at Club Congress in downtown Tucson (311 E. Congress St.) for a benefit concert supporting the work of No More Deaths! The concert is being held on the first evening of the SOA Watch Border Convergence and is included in the Convergence’s calendar of events. From 7 to 11 p.m., enjoy live cumbia, Sonoran rock, and folk by Gabriel Sullivan, the Leila Lopez band, Carlos Arzate & The Kind Souls, and Vox Urbana. Then stick around for DJ Dirtyverbs and a Selena cover band extraordinaire on the Hotel Congress patio. Admission is $5–$20 sliding scale, with all proceeds donated to No More Deaths.