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One Year From Census Day, Alliance San Diego Pledges to Count Everyone in 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, one year from the 2020 Census, Alliance San Diego and its partners reflect on the progress they’ve made to make sure everyone is counted, and pledge to continue working for a fair and accurate census count.

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Trump’s Fake ‘National Emergency’ is a Power Grab that Threatens our Democracy, We Must Stop It

SAN DIEGO, CA — Today, in an attempt to go around Congress and the American people, President Trump has declared a national emergency to get what he wants—his vanity wall and even more militarization at the border regardless of what the country needs.

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SCOTUS Decision Gives Local ‘Dreamers’ More Time to Renew

San Diego, CA --  Today, the Supreme Court decided not to take up a key DACA case, effectively giving hundreds of thousands of immigrant youth -- including 40,000 or so in the San Diego region -- the opportunity to renew their status for the next few months. The Supreme Court will meet again on February 15 to decide whether to hear the case in the fall.

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City Council should lead conversation about TOT tax

Alliance San Diego sent a letter to Council President Georgette Gomez to share our concerns about the way decisions are made behind closed doors about public resources. This includes the proposed TOT tax increase headed to the ballot in 2020 that was negotiated out of the public eye, sliding continuously between private interests and City Hall, without meaningful public input.

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Racial and Identity Profiling Board Releases 2019 Annual Report


SAN DIEGO, CA -- Today California’s Racial and Identity Profiling (RIPA) Board released its 2019 annual report and announced it today in a press release.

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Border Agents Fire Tear Gas at Asylum-Seekers Across the Border

SAN DIEGO, CA -- In the first hours of 2019, Border Patrol agents again fired tear gas canisters across the border into Tijuana at a group of asylum-seeking families with small children seeking safety and protection at our nation’s borders.

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Alliance San Diego Calls for Investigation After Two Children Die While in Border Patrol Custody

SAN DIEGO, CA -- This December, two young children died within weeks of one another, both while in custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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United We Dream’s Greisa Martinez Rosas To Keynote the 31st Annual All Peoples Celebration

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Alliance San Diego is proud to announce national immigrant youth leader and DACA recipient Greisa Martinez Rosas as the keynote speaker for the 31st annual All Peoples Celebration, a breakfast honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Martin Luther King, III, Delivers Historic Call to Conscience at the Border on 55th Anniversary of His Father’s ‘Dream’ Speech

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Martin Luther King, III, delivered a passionate speech on the 55th anniversary of his father’s “I Have a Dream” speech, where he called on the nation to “create a collective consciousness that holds the values of human dignity, liberty and civility.”

Standing in front of the border wall in an event hosted by Alliance San Diego, Mr. King rejected the “unfair and unjust treatment of immigrant men, women and children” and called on the nation to “rise up and live out” the true meaning of his father’s Dream that all people are created equal and must be treated with dignity and respect.

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Martin Luther King, III, Commemorates 55th Anniversary of his Father’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech With a Call to Conscience at the Border

The civil rights leader will call on the nation to fulfill the promise of his father’s Dream as families continue to be separated at and near the border

SAN DIEGO, CA --  Martin Luther King, III, the son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver a historic speech in the southern border city of San Diego, CA on August 28th to denounce the dehumanizing treatment of immigrants and their families, especially in the border region.

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