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Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:00PM

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hey Grey Lady, 'Get With the Times' on the I-Word [VIDEO] Play

Hey Grey Lady, ‘Get With the Times’ on the I-Word [VIDEO]

by Rebekah Spicuglia on April 3 2013, 2:48PM

Catch up already, paper of record, you’re looking out of touch.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Associated Press Stylebook Drops 'Illegal Immigrant'

Associated Press Stylebook Drops ‘Illegal Immigrant’

by Jorge Rivas on April 2 2013, 3:24PM

The Associated Press announced on Tuesday they will no longer recommend journalists use the term illegal immigrant when referring to immigrants in the United States without legal permission.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

What Rubio Really Wants on Immigration Reform Is Control

What Rubio Really Wants on Immigration Reform Is Control

by on April 2 2013, 12:06PM

We’ve long known a bill will be released in the Senate next week, so why does Marco Rubio suddenly want to look like a spoiler?

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

How Should We Speak of Our Undocumented Immigrant Parents? [Reader Forum]

How Should We Speak of Our Undocumented Immigrant Parents? [Reader Forum]

by Nia King on April 1 2013, 6:50AM

Colorlines readers remark on the powerful portraits, taken by 20-year-old Carla Chavarria, of Arizona immigrant women and their moms.

Topics: Immigration

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos] Photo

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on March 29 2013, 6:00AM

In the fight for immigration reform, the parents of undocumented youth are regularly chastised for their immigration misdeeds. An undocumented Arizona photographer wants to change the conversation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Could You Wait 163 Years to be Reunited With Your Family?

Could You Wait 163 Years to be Reunited With Your Family?

by Jorge Rivas on March 26 2013, 11:02AM

A 163-year pathway to citizenship contingent upon a broken family immigration system is not a real pathway.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Tells New U.S. Citizens 'Immigration Makes Us Stronger'

Obama Tells New U.S. Citizens ‘Immigration Makes Us Stronger’

by Jorge Rivas on March 25 2013, 2:52PM

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a naturalization ceremony Monday at the White House.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Deported Father Who Returned To U.S. Makes Final Plea To Remain

Deported Father Who Returned To U.S. Makes Final Plea To Remain

by on March 21 2013, 8:57AM

Felipe Montes, who lost his kids to foster care when he was deported, is now asking ICE for permission to stay in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Poll Finds 63 Percent of Latino Voters Personally Know an Undocumented Immigrant

Poll Finds 63 Percent of Latino Voters Personally Know an Undocumented Immigrant

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2013, 3:02PM

Immigration reform is once again the number one political issue for Latino voters.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Mee Moua Politely Schools GOP Senator Jeff Sessions on Separating Families

Mee Moua Politely Schools GOP Senator Jeff Sessions on Separating Families

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2013, 1:34PM

When white men get schooled by Asian women.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why Immigration Policy Is 'Sexclusionary' (and How To Fix It)

Why Immigration Policy Is ‘Sexclusionary’ (and How To Fix It)

by Pramila Jayapal on March 18 2013, 9:05AM

The U.S. immigration system boxes women out in several ways, from the type of work it recognizes to the pressure it places on families. Here’s how Congress can make reform work for everybody.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Colorado’s In-State Tuition ASSET Bill One Signature Away From Law

by Julianne Hing on March 8 2013, 4:12PM

It’s another tuition equity win for undocumented students.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

What Ever Happened to SB 1070?

by on March 5 2013, 9:00AM

Suddenly, federal immigration reform is all the rage. Does this mean an end to the recent trend of racially charged, anti-immigrant laws like Arizona’s SB 1070?

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

WTF, ICE? A Week's Worth of Troubling Immigration Revelations

WTF, ICE? A Week’s Worth of Troubling Immigration Revelations

by on February 22 2013, 9:18AM

Immigration reform is moving ahead, sort of. But that hasn’t stopped federal immigration enforcers and those who profit off of it from steamrolling everything around.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Deported Father's Case Ends As Congress Debates Immigration Changes

Deported Father’s Case Ends As Congress Debates Immigration Changes

by on February 19 2013, 2:15PM

Felipe Montes, who lost his three U.S.-citizens sons when he was deported to Mexico in December 2010 will regain custody of his children.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

North Carolina Issues 'Deferred Action' Driver's Licences

North Carolina Issues ‘Deferred Action’ Driver’s Licences

by Jorge Rivas on February 19 2013, 1:06PM

North Carolina DMV will tag DACA driver’s licenses with “No Lawful Status” and “Deferred Action” labels.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ACLU Obtains Emails That Prove ICE Officials Set Deportation Quotas

ACLU Obtains Emails That Prove ICE Officials Set Deportation Quotas

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 4:22PM

U.S. immigration officials laid out plans last year that would ratchet up expulsions of immigrants convicted of minor crimes as part of an urgent push to make sure the government would not fall short of its criminal deportation targets.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Jose Antonio Vargas at Senate Immigration Hearing: We're Not 'Alien People From Mars'

Jose Antonio Vargas at Senate Immigration Hearing: We’re Not ‘Alien People From Mars’

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2013, 1:30PM

On Wednesday, Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on immigration. Vargas told the panel that immigrants “dream of not being seperated from our families and our loved ones, regardless of sexual orientation, no matter our skill…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Illegal Immigrant Hunting Permit' Stickers Sold in Colorado Gas Stations

‘Illegal Immigrant Hunting Permit’ Stickers Sold in Colorado Gas Stations

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2013, 12:15PM

Colorado’s 9News reporter Jeremy Jojola purchased an offensive anti-immigrant sticker at a Cenex gas station in Eaton, Colo., about 60 miles north of Denver. The green sticker includes an outline of the continental United States with the words “ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW