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DACA Renewal + Scholarships #LC4DACA

OVERVIEW: Mission Asset Fund announced it will provide scholarships to DACA recipients to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Between now and the October 5 deadline, MAF is providing DACA recipients with scholarships of $495 to renew their DACA permit. As of 9/26/17, we have $3,000,000 in the DACA Renewal Fund to provide […]

Central Committee negotiates with Governor, calls off Humphrey Mondale Dinner boycott

A statement on behalf of the Central Committee (ISAIAH, Mesa Latina, Navigate MN, SEIU Local 26, Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee & Our Revolution Twin Cities) working for immigrant rights in Minnesota: June 2nd, 2017 Dear community and allies, Since announcing our call to boycott the Humphrey Mondale dinner on May 26th, 2017 we have received tremendous support […]

Albert Lea 4.12.17

‘Sanctuary City’ conversation underway in Albert Lea

On Wednesday, April 12th, leaders from Mesa Latina – Albert Lea met with Mayor Vern Rasmussen and other City administrators to begin the conversation of passing a separation ordinance (similar to other Sanctuary Cities) to further protect the immigrant population in Albert Lea. During the meeting, City officials confirmed their commitment to ensure that Albert Lea […]

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ISAIAH & Mesa Latina Statement regarding Tuesday’s ICE actions

Yesterday morning, February 7th, ISAIAH and Mesa Latina received calls from community members  about unmarked vehicles targeting and pulling over work vans in the Summit Park and Parkway Estates apartment complexes in Burnsville and Cedar Knolls mobile home park in Apple Valley. The vehicles presumably belonged to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Many Latino families, […]