Just a daily reminder..

that 1.6 million people have been deported under the Obama administration. That’s an average of 32,886 every day, which is about 1.5 times as many as under Bush.

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Guillermo Campos-Ojeda says goodbye to his wife Adela and daughter Paloma before boarding a deportation flight chartered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in 2010. (May 24, 2010 – Source: Scott Olson/Getty Images North America)

Wednesday, May 1st – Watsonville March for Immigration Reform, details TBA

Upcoming Events around Santa Cruz County:

Wednesday, 4/24, 6-7:30 PM – General meeting for the Coalition for Immigration Reform/Central Coast: Updates on work so far and discussion about next steps, at IBT 890 Hall, 931 E. Market St, Salinas, 93905.

Saturday, 5/11, 10 AM – Democratic Dialogue on Immigration Reform, co-sponsored by Pajaro Valley Cesar Chavez Democratic Club and the Santa Cruz County Democratic Party, with CA State Assembly Member Luis Alejo, Watsonville City Council Member Felipe Hernandez and UC Berkeley Prof. David Bacon at Watsonville Community Room, 275 Main St, Watsonville.

For more information about the Coalition for Immigration Reform/Central Coast: Glen Schaller, Political Coordinator, Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, 831-325-8575political@mbclc.org.

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