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Maru Mora-Villalpando: The Department of Licensing and ICE

Maru Mora-Villalpando is an Undocumented Immigrant rights Activist, founder of NWDC Resistance and #Not1More Deportation. In January, 2018, she was served a letter from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ordering her to appear in immigration court at an unspecified date. Then, in February, 2018, the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) admitted that it furnished records to a request from ICE about Mora-Villalpando and other undocumented Washington residents. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with Mora-Villalpando last month about her experience with the DOL and how she expects the state to respond to the DOL’s actions.

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Activist Reflects on Immigration Issues and DACA

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama recently spoke with Maru Mora Villalpando, community organizer of Northwest Detention Center Resistance and activist and organizer for #Not1More Deportation, about immigration issues and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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Tacoma Immigration Detention Center Protest Update

Last March, hundreds of detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma performed a hunger strike. It was the first of two more at the Tacoma Northwest detention center and at immigration detention centers in Texas and Alabama. Today we get the update on conditions of the immigration detention center in Tacoma today and on how the latest immigration politics are affecting our immigrant communities in Washington.

KBCS News Director, Sonya Green speaks with Maru Mora Villalpando, Founder of Latino Advocacy and community organizer with Not1More Deportation.

 

 

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