The activists learned in court that they are charged with double misdemeanors of Disorderly Conduct and Failure to Follow Direction of Federal Police Officer, carrying a maximum penalty of a $5,000 fine, 30 days in jail and five years’ probation.
Tucson Deportation Protesters Charged with Felonies; Search for Those Detained on Buses
What: Press Conference announcing next steps in the defense campaign of the Streamline Stoppers
Where: Pima County Public Defender’s Office, 33 North Stone Avenue, 21st Floor, Tucson, AZ
When: Thursday, October 24 at 11am
Emergency Meeting: Fasters Invite Tucson City Manager Richard Miranda, Chief Villaseñor, Tucson City Council and South Tucson Chief William Lackey, and Sheriff Dupnik to Community Forum on SB 1070: Will They Attend?
Border Communities to Announce Position on Senate “Border Surge” Amendment
What: Press Conference
When: 11am (PST), Monday, June 24th
Where: El Tiradito Shrine, 420 S. Main Ave, Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ: At an 11am press conference a broad cross-section of border, immigration and environmental advocacy groups will announce their position on a “border surge” amendment to the Senate “Gang of 8” immigration reform bill
“Arizona politicians will tell you with a straight face, no less, that they can apply this law without using racial profiling,” [US Congressman Luis] Gutierrez said, “without assuming that someone named Gutierrez isn’t less likely to be in this country legally than someone named Smith. That’s an amazing skill.”
And to prove the point, Gutierrez issued a challenge for C-SPAN viewers, which we’ve recreated below: