Montana Organizing Project
People who work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty. Higher wages ensure that working Montana families aren’t falling behind and are able to make ends meet.”
Faith leaders and immigrant rights organizations will hold a prayer vigil at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in support of an undocumented man facing deportation who says he was sexually assaulted while being held in a Montana jail.
Kathy Masis holds a sign at a protest of the government shutdown Monday, October 14, 2013.
Protesters march down North 32nd Street to protest the government shutdown on Monday.
Protesters arrive at Congressman Steve Daines’ office in Granite Tower to protest the government shutdown.
Protesters fill Congressman Steve Daines' office in Granite Tower to protest the government shutdown Monday, October 14, 2013.
A group of protesters gathered at the Billings office of U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Monday, urging him to “shut down the shutdown.”
Every day, Scott Nicholson sees the impact that U.S. immigration and economic policies have on the people he works with.
The way America treats immigrants has affected my life in many ways and has led me to one clear conclusion: Our system is broken and must be changed. Humane, new immigration laws would be a blessing to Montana and our nation.
Jocelyn, a 17-year-old daughter of Mexican immigrants who settled in Billings 14 years ago, says she doesn’t like to think about the risk of deportation she and her family faces.
A 30-minute documentary on immigration by Academy-Award winning director David Guggenheim will be shown tonight at 7 at Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave.
From my home in Baker to Sidney to Billings, Eastern Montanans are living through the latest oil boom. Some impacts are from our neighbors to the east, and some are from within our own counties. With the nation focused on energy independence, Montana needs to realize that oil and gas develop…
The immigration reform rally that Amy Aguirre will be joining next week in Washington, D.C., is expected to attract about 40,000 people, according to Elizabeth Marum of the Montana Organizing Project.
Amy Aguirre is headed to Washington, D.C., to attend an immigration reform rally set for Wednesday.
Patricia Decker, a board member of the Montana Immigration Justice Alliance, is the one who suggested that Amy Aguirre represent Montana at the Washington, D.C., rally this week.
Amy Aguirre's views on immigration have been shaped by her experiences and those of her sister, Josie Luna.
Amy Aguirre, right, and Patricia Decker talk about the effort to change immigration law.
Montana needs a state bank that can keep valuable capital at home rather than sending the money to Wall Street, according to some small-business owners and community organizers.
Sheena Rice of the Montana Organizing Project and former professor Walter Gulick discuss plans to start the Montana Partnership Bank. Modeled after the Bank of North Dakota, it would keep more assets in the state to help community banks, small businesses and students.