The People United in the News 2009

Another Detention Death and Mounting Questions The New York Times
ICE Facility Detainee's Death Stirs Questions The Washington Post
Virginia Public Radio reports on our campaign against the detention center.
Lynchburg TV news coverage as we organize against the proposed Farmville immigrant detention center
ACLU Assists Farmville Demonstrators Opposed to Construction of New Immigrant Detention Center
Detainee Deaths in VA Raise Questions About Immigrant Detention - Institute for Southern Studies
Censored News reports on detainee deaths in Piedmont and our campaign.
The Real Cost of Prisons highlights work by The People United in the national news.
As it Happens The Canadian Broadcasting Company's Daily news Program.
New America media publishes a letter written by an immigrant detainee in Piedmont. The letter was originally published by the Shenandoah Valley's Spanish newspaper Nuevas Raices.
Immigration Detention Reform Moves to Front Burner - Another Piece by New American Media, this one also published by The Huffington Post and Alternet.


The People United in the News 2008


Audio
An extensive radio program from Richmond, Va, using audio that Jeff and Sue recorded in the desert, and an interview with Patrick - Radio4All
Listen to Jeff and Sue interviewed on Pacifica Radio's Flashpoints - KPFA, Berkley, they come on at about minute four.
Jeff and Sue report back just after finishing their desert trek - WTOP, Washington D.C. 103.5FM
13 minute documentary by Patrick Lincoln. Includes audio that Sue and Jeff recorded while walking in the desert.
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Video
DC Network News Coverage of Border Action and Mayday Immigrants Rights Protest
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The People United responds to the racist resolution in Prince William County, during a County Board of Supervisors meeting Watch
WHSV TV-3, Harrisonburg, follows up on their previous story by talking with Jeff and Sue after they finish the trek and prepare to pass through the Border Patrol checkpoint - View the story here
TV coverage of the Harrisonburg solidarity action, and an interview with Patrick Lincoln - WHSV - One-on-One Interview Immigration Demonstration

Print/Online
Richmond Investors Plan to Cash in on Immigrant Detainees Facing South, Blog of the Institute for Southern Studies
Activists Walked in Shoes of Immigrants
Trekking to Make a Point
Border Patrol recruitment Protested
Advocates Work Both Sides of the Debate Over Immigration
Legislation Aimed at Immigrants Protested
Immigrant's Rights Advocates Call for Kaine Vetos
Coalition Sets Sights on Anti-Immigrant Legislation
Manassas Journal Messenger
El Paso Times
The Daily News Record

En Español:
Nuevas Raices
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