UndocuNation Atlanta: May 30th and 31st

UndocuNation is coming to Atlanta on May 30th and 31st! This traveling arts festival and workshop series will feature local and national visual artists, performers, organizers and advocates to uplift migrant stories and speak out against unjust policies and practices … Continued


NY Times: More deportations come after minor violations — or none at all

Activists this weekend showed up at demonstrations across the country to draw attention to the nearly two million deportations estimated to have occurred since 2008. While many groups were pushing state legislators to change immigration laws, protesters are increasingly turning … Continued

John Guandolo’s firearms training course raises critical questions

  Culpeper, Virginia, will once again be the site of a training led by John Guandolo, a notoriously anti-Muslim former FBI agent who has made a career out of conspiracy theories and counterterrorism trainings. The subject this time? Firearms training. … Continued


Amid scrutiny, anti-Muslim law enforcement trainer shifts to ‘civilian trainings’

Trainer John Guandolo has a track record of anti-Muslim activity and statements Counterterrorism trainings offered by former FBI agent and anti-Muslim activist John Guandolo have been the subject of increased media scrutiny recently, and last month an academy yanked accreditation … Continued


Der Spiegel report on ‘Islamophobia Boom’ in Germany highlights link between anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant hate

Germany’s population has seen a significant increase in recent years, thanks in large part to immigration. As the demographics continue to shift, right-wing organizations in Germany are using anti-Muslim rhetoric to advance their agenda and are finding a receptive audience. … Continued

Ga. lawmaker cites Gaffney’s organization in latest anti-Shariah effort

This week in cognitive dissonance: A Georgia lawmaker who sponsored a bill that would allow more prayer in schools is also pushing a measure explicitly designed to smear Islam and marginalize Muslims. State Rep. Dustin “Dusty” Hightower introduced House Bill … Continued