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To: Tancredo Fan
When will things really boil over?
4 posted on 08/08/2003 7:48:12 PM PDT by VU4G10 (Have You Forgotten?)
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To: VU4G10
When will things really boil over?

Soon, I suspect..... starting in illegal alien-infested California.

Are you aware that the NEA is supporting this horde of lawbreaking vermin?

NEA supports Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride

8/1/03

The National Education Association is supporting the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride this fall that organizers say will help draw a "new map for the road to citizenship" in the United States.

A key player in securing NEA's official endorsement of the effort, Los Angeles math coach and NEA member Andy Griggs knows that immigration reform is very much an education issue.

In his work at Shenandoah Elementary School with non-citizens and their kids, this veteran educator sees the strain of "parents holding down two or three jobs that nobody else wants at minimum wage," and the "emotional hardships" of families divided and "broken" by the nation's immigration bureaucracy.

Hardest of all for Griggs: the sight of a child in tears after a holiday visit to family members stranded in Mexico or Guatemala, or a new immigrant student who "breaks down" and "will not go into a classroom" out of fear of being separated from relatives.

That's why Griggs - co-chair of the Human Rights Committee of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and Pacific region coordinator of the NEA Peace and Justice Caucus - recently worked with Mary Ann Pacheco and David Hernandez of the NEA Hispanic Caucus to win NEA Representative Assembly support of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride (IWFR) on September 27-October 4.

Modeled after the Freedom Rides of the 1960s, which targeted racial bias in the interstate bus and train networks, the IWFR will focus the nation's attention on the subservient, second-class status of non-citizens and prod Congress to reform the nation's antiquated immigration laws.

IWFR buses packed predominantly with immigrants will depart from 10 major cities, stop for events in 80 towns, roll on to Washington, D.C. for a Lobby Day, and wind up at an October 4 mass rally in Queens, New York.

Among other objectives, IWFR organizers - including labor, civil rights, community, immigrant, and business groups - seek a "clear road to citizenship" for immigrant workers, the right of non-citizens to reunite their families, and the protection of immigrants' labor rights and civil liberties. Immigrant workers "need equal rights on the job and the right to organize unions - regardless of their immigration status," stresses IWFR spokesperson David Koff.

The Ride has gained some impressive supporters, including California's lieutenant governor and state Senate and the governor of New Jersey. Now IWFR organizers seek the backing of NEA members and affiliates - to endorse the IWFR, sponsor riders, organize local events, or make contributions.

The NEA is and has always been quite worthless. They should be cut off from receiving any tax bucks immediately. The leeches involved in this so-called "civil rights" scam should be shackled and quickly removed from the country without trial, IMO.

5 posted on 08/08/2003 7:58:00 PM PDT by Tancredo Fan (Stop the invasion. Put the military on the borders, round up illegals, and tell Fox to shove off.)
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To: VU4G10
Not too much longer to go..

See http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0929408179/002-6285909-2359260?vi=glance

for the details.



9 posted on 08/08/2003 8:12:30 PM PDT by HadEnough
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