2019-04-23 15:04:28

Charges Dropped for Arizona Students Who Called Border Patrol “Murder Patrol” at Campus Event

Authorities at the University of Arizona in Tucson have dropped charges against three students who held a nonviolent protest against Border Patrol agents speaking on their campus. During the March 19 protest, the students called border agents “Murder Patrol” and an “extension of the KKK.” All three students were charged with misdemeanors.

On Friday, motions to dismiss the charges were granted after the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups led a campaign on behalf of the students. DN! speaks with Mariel Bustamante, one of the “Arizona Three.” She is a graduating senior who is double-majoring in law and anthropology.

Amy Goodman Arizona Three Border Patrol Democracy Now! Free Speech TV ICE Immigration Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) Klu Klux Klan Mariel Bustamante University of Arizona

Immigration

The Stephanie Miller Show

Dr. Redlener Joins Stephanie Miller Live from Refugee Center in Poland

Dr. Redlener Joins Stephanie Miller Live from Refugee Center in Poland

Democracy Now!

“There’s No Social Distancing”: Immigrants Held in ICE Jails at Risk Amid New Omicron Surge

“There’s No Social Distancing”: Immigrants Held in ICE Jails at Risk Amid New Omicron Surge

Democracy Now!

“Essential But Excluded”: Pandemic Aid Left Out Undocumented Immigrants & Their U.S. Citizen Kids

“Essential But Excluded”: Pandemic Aid Left Out Undocumented Immigrants & Their U.S. Citizen Kids

Democracy Now!

“A Big Relief”: Haitian Immigrant Rights Leader Jean Montrevil Wins Victory in Fight to Stay in U.S.

“A Big Relief”: Haitian Immigrant Rights Leader Jean Montrevil Wins Victory in Fight to Stay in U.S.

Related

Democracy Now!

After Which Failed Pregnancy Should I Have Been Imprisoned? Rep. Lucy McBath on Reproductive Rights

After Which Failed Pregnancy Should I Have Been Imprisoned? Rep. Lucy McBath on Reproductive Rights

Democracy Now!

Amy Littlefield on Oklahoma’s New Total Abortion Ban & the Long Fight Ahead After Roe Falls

Amy Littlefield on Oklahoma’s New Total Abortion Ban & the Long Fight Ahead After Roe Falls

Democracy Now!

An End to Neoliberalism? How Chile Drafted New Constitution to Rewrite Pinochet-Era Laws

An End to Neoliberalism? How Chile Drafted New Constitution to Rewrite Pinochet-Era Laws

Democracy Now!

David Sirota: Progressives Win Key Primary Races Despite Millions Spent to Back Corporate Democrats

David Sirota: Progressives Win Key Primary Races Despite Millions Spent to Back Corporate Democrats

Proud Partners