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Anti-immigrant law SF481 officially in effect in Iowa

Posted July 3, 2018

On Sunday, July 1, a day after thousands of Iowans stood in solidarity with immigrant families at the border for a national day of action to #KeepFamiliesTogether, Senate File 481 (SF481) officially became Iowa law. The law requires local entities – sp …

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Take action on for immigrants in Iowa and at the border

Posted June 22, 2018

Photo of our standing-room-only Iowa City meeting by Eli Shepard As we explained at this week’s packed Deportation Defense meetings in Marshalltown, Iowa City, and Des Moines, we’re organizing to: create community response teams to prevent deportations …

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What do we have to do to get the Clean Water Act in Iowa?

Posted June 22, 2018

Yesterday, CCI member Emma Schmit drove two hours — each direction — to give two minutes of testimony at the Statehouse. Why? Because she is surrounded by factory farms which is causing her hometown, Rockwell City, to wither on the vine. Emma was one …

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Keep ICE out of Iowa: Deportation Defense Discussions

Posted June 15, 2018

(Español abajo) For years, ICE has been terrorizing our communities with little to no accountability. From the recent raid in Mount Pleasant where workers were racially profiled, detained, and some even tazed or beaten by ICE agents to the consistent i …

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Press Release: 100 people went to Iowa Select Headquarters

Posted May 16, 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 15, 2018 CONTACT: Jess Mazour, 515-282-0484 or jess@iowacci.org   One Hundred People Gather at Iowa Select Headquarters to Demand an End to Jeff Hansen’s Factory Farm Expansion Factory farm fighters from a …

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