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Native American Man Schools Protesters at Arizona Anti-immigration Rally

Native American Man Schools Protesters at Arizona Anti-immigration Rally

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2013, 1:05PM

A video uploaded to YouTube on Monday shows an American Indian man scolding a group of anti-immgrant demonstrators in Tucson, Arizona.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

How Millions Could Get Cut Out of Immigration Reform [Infographic] Infographic

How Millions Could Get Cut Out of Immigration Reform [Infographic]

by Hatty Lee, Seth Freed Wessler on February 5 2013, 8:49AM

Not all of the 11 million undocumented immigrants who live in the U.S. today will gain a path to legal residency through reform. Here are eight ways legislators could carve people out of the package.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Wanna Get Involved in the Coming Immigration Reform Fight? Here's How

Wanna Get Involved in the Coming Immigration Reform Fight? Here’s How

by Julianne Hing on February 1 2013, 9:27AM

We’re entering into the biggest discussion we’ve had about immigration in generations. Elected officials and lobbyists can’t be the only people to speak up.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

NY Border Patrol Agents Got Home Depot Gift Cards As Bonus For More Arrests

NY Border Patrol Agents Got Home Depot Gift Cards As Bonus For More Arrests

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2013, 12:23PM

Report also reveals almost $1 million in cash and other incentives.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Meet RJ Brewer, the Anti-Immigrant SB1070-Loving Lucha Libre Wrestler

Meet RJ Brewer, the Anti-Immigrant SB1070-Loving Lucha Libre Wrestler

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 3:52PM

Yes, ‘RJ Brewer’ — real name, John Stagikas — says his mama is Arizona governor Jan Brewer.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Immigration Speech Wordcloud: Undocumented vs. Illegal

Obama Immigration Speech Wordcloud: Undocumented vs. Illegal

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 5:46PM

Take a look at the word cloud below that illustrates which words were used most often during the speech.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Immigration Plan Fact Sheet

Obama Immigration Plan Fact Sheet

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 3:07PM

President Obama announced his vision for a comprehensive immigration reform plan in Las Vegas Monday. His plan includes four parts: 1) “Strengthen borders” 2) “Crack down on companies that hire undocumented workers.”3) “Hold undocumented immigrants accountable before they can earn their…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Leaked Memo Urges GOP to Say 'Undocumented Immigrants'

Leaked Memo Urges GOP to Say ‘Undocumented Immigrants’

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 10:28AM

The leaked memo also urged members of the GOP to stop using the words ‘illegals,’ ‘aliens’ and the term ‘anchor baby.’

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

A Striking New Consensus on Immigration Reform--Thus Far

A Striking New Consensus on Immigration Reform—Thus Far

by on January 29 2013, 9:56AM

Washington may be headed to the most significant immigration overhaul in generations. But an old debate looms: When is the border secure enough?

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Illinois to Grant Undocumented Immigrants Driver’s Licenses in 10 Months

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2013, 3:52PM

It’s the fourth state to do so.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Illinois to Grant Undocumented Immigrants Driver’s Licenses in 10 Months

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2013, 3:52PM

It’s the fourth state to do so.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Senate Takes First Step on Immigration With Bi-Partisan Plan

Senate Takes First Step on Immigration With Bi-Partisan Plan

by on January 28 2013, 10:08AM

A group of Senators who have been meeting about reform since the election will release its principles for reform today.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Dems 'Have A Dance Partner' on Immigration, But Is It Two-Step or Jazz?

Dems ‘Have A Dance Partner’ on Immigration, But Is It Two-Step or Jazz?

by on January 23 2013, 8:59AM

With Marco Rubio’s plan looking an awful lot like the White House’s, the real question is how will we get there and what gets lost along the way.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Laurene Powell, Steve Jobs' Widow, Launches DREAM Act Website

Laurene Powell, Steve Jobs’ Widow, Launches DREAM Act Website

by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 6:02PM

The website collects videos of undocumented immigrants describing how their lives would change for the better should the Dream Act pass.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ICE Raids Wrong Home [Video]

ICE Raids Wrong Home [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 5:49PM

With guns drawn, ICE agents realized they had the wrong house 5-minutes later.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Oregon Will Grant DACA-Approved DREAMers Driver’s Licenses

by Jorge Rivas on January 16 2013, 4:59PM

Oregon DMV to accept ‘Deferred Action’ applicants.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why This Round of Immigration Reform Is Different

Why This Round of Immigration Reform Is Different

by Pramila Jayapal on January 16 2013, 10:06AM

Because the immigrant rights movement is ready, says Pramila Jayapal. We’ve deepened, grown—and built strength out of previous losses.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

DREAMer Erika Andiola Tells Arizona Lawmakers: ‘You Can End Our Family’s Pain’

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2013, 5:50PM

After experiencing the horrors of immigration detention firsthand, the media-savvy and well-connected immigrant rights activist demands action from her senators.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Evangelical Leaders Say Jesus Would Want Immigration Reform

Evangelical Leaders Say Jesus Would Want Immigration Reform

by Jorge Rivas on January 15 2013, 4:10PM

The coalition says their “I Was a Stranger” immigration prayer challenge will reach out to political leaders and more than 100,000 churches.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Where Does Immigration Reform Begin for Same-Sex Couples?

Where Does Immigration Reform Begin for Same-Sex Couples?

by on January 14 2013, 8:40AM

As many eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s ruling on federal recognition, advocates are also working to include LGBT rights in the upcoming reform bill.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, Immigration Reform