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Alabama Cop Fired After Video Slamming Indian Grandfather to the Ground

Alabama Cop Fired After Video Slamming Indian Grandfather to the Ground

by Aura Bogado on February 13 2015, 12:30PM

Madison officer Eric Parker also faces assault charges.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Indian Grandfather Nearly Paralyzed After Police Encounter in Alabama

Indian Grandfather Nearly Paralyzed After Police Encounter in Alabama

by Aura Bogado on February 11 2015, 3:13PM

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Is Serial Having Trouble Telling a Muslim American and Immigrant Story?

Is Serial Having Trouble Telling a Muslim American and Immigrant Story?

by Jamilah King on November 14 2014, 1:51PM

Who’s telling the story matters.

Topics: Culture

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

by Aura Bogado on May 27 2014, 12:41PM

Hard work, low pay and threats of solitary confinement

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Studies Point to 'Access to Justice Gap' Among Low-Income and Immigrant Communities

Studies Point to ‘Access to Justice Gap’ Among Low-Income and Immigrant Communities

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 3:41PM

A new ‘Justice Index’ shows states in the South and Midwest are sorely lacking in access to civil legal counsel.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Can Big Labor Organize the South?

Can Big Labor Organize the South?

by Carla Murphy on February 19 2014, 6:02PM

Not without majorly including black workers, immigrants and women of color.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Get this Philadelphia Man a Good Job

Get this Philadelphia Man a Good Job

by Carla Murphy on January 8 2014, 10:30AM

Immigrant cab driver posts accounting resume in his cab for more than a year, now.

Topics: /NOW

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

by Von Diaz on November 26 2013, 3:22PM

Pimprae Hiranprueck inserts herself into family photographs and landscapes of her home country in her ‘Intersecting the Parallels’ project.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Catch an Illegal' Game Thwarted, Becomes Immigration Reform Rally

‘Catch an Illegal’ Game Thwarted, Becomes Immigration Reform Rally

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 1:08PM

Actress America Ferrera joined around 500 students and advocates at the rally.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 3:09PM

Despite popular consensus that immigration reform won’t happen this year, advocates aren’t giving up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Illinois Will Soon Begin Issuing Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

Illinois Will Soon Begin Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

by Von Diaz on October 31 2013, 3:18PM

Starting November 12 undocumented immigrants can begin applying for licenses.

Topics: /NOW

Settlement Reached to Block Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

Settlement Reached to Block Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

by Von Diaz on October 30 2013, 2:33PM

A coalition of civil rights groups declared victory yesterday after two years of battling an immigration law criticized for being excessive and leading to racial profiling.

Topics: /NOW

'The Graduates/Los Graduados' Premiers on PBS

‘The Graduates/Los Graduados’ Premiers on PBS

by Von Diaz on October 28 2013, 10:44AM

A new documentary series follows six Latino youth across the U.S. who are conflicted about dropping out of high school.

Topics: /NOW

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

by Von Diaz on October 18 2013, 11:43AM

This immigrant mother was shackled to a bed during childbirth while detained five years ago, and is finally receiving justice.

Topics: /NOW

Is an Increasingly Multicultural America Changing the Way We Eat?

Is an Increasingly Multicultural America Changing the Way We Eat?

by Von Diaz on October 17 2013, 3:48PM

Food industry experts say tortillas and salsa have replaced potato chips and ketchup.

Topics: /NOW

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

by Von Diaz on October 7 2013, 9:29AM

On Saturday CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ‘TRUST Act’ into law, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining immigrants who have not committed serious crimes.

Topics: /NOW

Majority of Detained Immigrants Have No Criminal Convictions

Majority of Detained Immigrants Have No Criminal Convictions

by Von Diaz on October 1 2013, 1:04PM

Despite adjustments to detainer guidelines, a new report shows only a small percentage of immigrants in detention have committed serious offenses.

Topics: /NOW

Applying for DACA? There's an App for That

Applying for DACA? There’s an App for That

by Von Diaz on September 25 2013, 10:24AM

Undocumented youth can get tips on applying for deferred action right from their cell phones.

Topics: /NOW

Immigrant Window Washer Documentary Shortlisted for an Academy Award

Immigrant Window Washer Documentary Shortlisted for an Academy Award

by Von Diaz on September 13 2013, 11:00AM

Paraíso highlights Mexican immigrants who risk their lives as Chicago window washers.

Topics: /NOW

Watch 100 Women Risk Arrest for Immigration Reform

Watch 100 Women Risk Arrest for Immigration Reform

by Von Diaz on September 12 2013, 1:55PM

Undocumented immigrant women were joined by more than a dozen prominent women’s organizations today in an act of civil disobedience in Washington D.C.

Topics: /NOW

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