The Swift Raids is the new front in the war on immigrants. Instead of creating an immigration system that allows for immigrants to work in dignity, the federal government decided to destroy immigrant families. The Swift raids only left a trail of destruction in communities that want nothing else but to be full members of our society. Raids Are Not the Answer!
The purpose for "Una Declaración de Amor" is simple. We want to bring clarity to who we are as progressive Latinos; what brings us together in community; and, why we work to make America better for everyone. We want to cut through the fog of misunderstanding and apprehension by opening our hearts to show what we cherish in life: our values which are positive and affirming, and our vision which is forward thinking and relevant.