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Judge Calls Obama's Immigration Action Unconstitutional

Judge Calls Obama’s Immigration Action Unconstitutional

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2014, 4:45PM

Except the case didn’t require the judge to give his opinion on the matter at all.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Obama's Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

What Obama’s Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 12:00PM

Activists say increased security on and near the border results in humiliation, wage theft and even death.

Topics: Obama Immigration Order

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads '1 of 11 Million' Campaign for Deportation Relief

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads ‘1 of 11 Million’ Campaign for Deportation Relief

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 1:23PM

The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Obama Gets Right About LGBTQ People in the Workplace

What Obama Gets Right About LGBTQ People in the Workplace

by Imara Jones on June 27 2014, 7:00AM

In the next couple of days President Obama is likely to sign an executive order that would ban workplace discrimination against LGBT employees at any company that does business with the federal government.

Topics: Economic Justice

Labor Secretary Responds to Federal Contract Workers Demands

Labor Secretary Responds to Federal Contract Workers Demands

by Carla Murphy on June 13 2014, 10:45AM

Some federal contract workers are pleased with new $10.10 wage; others call it a poverty wage

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Why Can't Obama Just Handle It?

Why Can’t Obama Just Handle It?

by Brentin Mock on May 30 2014, 7:00AM

Deportations. Reparations. Climate change. What exactly can the White House do about these things?

Topics: Politics

A Colorblind State of the Union

A Colorblind State of the Union

by Imara Jones on January 29 2014, 8:45AM

There was a fundamental element missing from the president’s diagnosis of inequality and his prescription for it: race.

Topics: Economic Justice

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