Part 2: Immigration Déjà Vu: The Rise of the Minuteman Project & Grassroots Activism in California

​This is Part 2 of the "Immigration Déjà Vu" Series looking at the events that transpired following the November 2004 election. Here is the link to Part 1.

Following the 2004 election results, Californian activists joined several groups with the California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR), The Minuteman Project and its myriad of independent and affiliated splinter groups, and Save Our State (SOS) being the largest and most active organizations.

Whereas the Minuteman Project focused its energies on border enforcement and would become a huge international sensation in 2005, groups like the California Coalition for Immigration Reform (CCIR) and Save Our State (SOS) ratcheted up their grassroots activism in the interior.

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Part 1: Immigration Déjà Vu: Recent Raids & Deportations Merit Retrospective Look at Nationalist Activism in California

This will be a two-part retrospective look at the history of anti-illegal immigration activism in California. Please note that this is not an exhaustive and detailed examination but a short primer. ​

Recent reports of illegal immigration raids and deportation hearings reminded me of events that transpired more than a decade ago.

Up until 2004, the immigration issue had basically dropped from the radar.

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