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Colbert Shows Anti-Immigrant 'Environmental' Group's Ties to Hate

Colbert Shows Anti-Immigrant ‘Environmental’ Group’s Ties to Hate

by Channing Kennedy on April 26 2012, 1:55PM

A new ad running on MSNBC claims undocumented immigrants are destroying the environment. Guess where their data comes from?

Topics: Environment, Immigration, /NOW

A Colorblind Supreme Court Hearing on Arizona's Anti-Immigrant SB 1070

A Colorblind Supreme Court Hearing on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant SB 1070

by on April 26 2012, 10:10AM

Supreme Court Justices seemed to be unconvinced that states like Arizona are breaking the law when they allow police officers to ask people’s immigration statuses if they suspect they’re undocumented.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

After Review, ICE Puts 16K of 300K Deportation Cases on Hold

After Review, ICE Puts 16K of 300K Deportation Cases on Hold

by Julianne Hing on April 25 2012, 4:20PM

Advocates say ICE is allowing too many cases to fall through the cracks.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Supreme Court Skeptical of Striking Down Arizona's SB 1070

Supreme Court Skeptical of Striking Down Arizona’s SB 1070

by on April 25 2012, 1:09PM

Arizona argues compellingly that with programs like 287(g) and Secure Communities, SB 1070 merely complements the federal government’s existing enforcement agenda.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Status on Restaurant Health-Grade Placards Proposal Rejected in Calif. County

Immigration Status on Restaurant Health-Grade Placards Proposal Rejected in Calif. County

by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2012, 12:08PM

A proposal for San Bernardino County restaurants to signify whether they check employee immigration status on their health-inspection placards was rejected Tuesday.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

The U.S. vs. Arizona: A Primer for the High Court's Big Day on Immigration Infographic

The U.S. vs. Arizona: A Primer for the High Court’s Big Day on Immigration

by Hatty Lee, Julianne Hing on April 25 2012, 9:00AM

Who gets to regulate the lives of immigrants? The Supreme Court will attempt to settle the debate. Today, both sides make their case before the High Court.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Net Migration from Mexico Has Been at Zero Since 2007, Deportations Still at Record High

Net Migration from Mexico Has Been at Zero Since 2007, Deportations Still at Record High

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2012, 11:24AM

The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

CNN Visits Romney's Mexican Cousins: The Liberal and Conservative Primos [Video]

CNN Visits Romney’s Mexican Cousins: The Liberal and Conservative Primos [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2012, 11:20AM

Meet the Mexican Romneys.

Topics: GOP Primary, Immigration, /NOW

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Arizona's SB 1070 Tomorrow

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Arizona’s SB 1070 Tomorrow

by on April 24 2012, 11:04AM

Colorlines.com will cover the hearing and offer analysis of what the High Court must decide. It’s a big day for immigration law in the United States.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, /NOW

As SB 1070 Heads to Court, a Father's Case Reveals the Larger Problem

As SB 1070 Heads to Court, a Father’s Case Reveals the Larger Problem

by Julianne Hing on April 24 2012, 10:29AM

An Argentinian father of three faces deportation because police officers arrested him when he went into a diabetic shock. Is this what Obama meant when he said he wanted more humane deportation policies?

Topics: Immigration

California Pols Move to Keep Immigrant Families Unified During Deportation

California Pols Move to Keep Immigrant Families Unified During Deportation

by on April 24 2012, 9:36AM

In reaction to Colorlines.com’s investigation, a state Assembly bill seeks to strengthen parents’ rights to stay in contact with children and child welfare case workers while detained.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

UCLA DREAMers Walk Out on Napolitano [Video]

UCLA DREAMers Walk Out on Napolitano [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 5:30PM

UCLA students protest Janet Napolitano.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

UndocuMemes Show What's So Funny About Today's Immigration Battle

UndocuMemes Show What’s So Funny About Today’s Immigration Battle

by Mónica Novoa on April 17 2012, 9:01AM

The big message here from activists? We’re human, and we can laugh, too.

Topics: Immigration

Obama Promises Immigration Reform in First Year of Second Term

Obama Promises Immigration Reform in First Year of Second Term

by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 10:40AM

Obama told Univision he would like to do immigration this year, but Republican opposition is too intense.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Says Sorry for Holding Up 'King of Bollywood' at NY Airport

U.S. Says Sorry for Holding Up ‘King of Bollywood’ at NY Airport

by Jorge Rivas on April 13 2012, 1:41PM

Khan’s incident might be gaining international attention because he is a celebrity, but the truth is that ordinary American citizens and immigrants here in the United States grapple with racial and religious profiling routinely at airports.

Topics: Immigration, National Security, /NOW

Justice Delayed in Deported Dad's Fight to Regain Custody of Kids

Justice Delayed in Deported Dad’s Fight to Regain Custody of Kids

by on April 13 2012, 8:50AM

Weeks after his case gained national media attention, Felipe Montes says that the North Carolina’s family reunification system is actually set up to work against him.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Gunmen Ambush and Kill Two Immigrants in Arizona

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 3:07PM

Two people were killed on Sunday night by “an unknown number of subjects in camouflage clothing armed with rifles” that ambushed a truck carrying undocumented immigrants near the U.S.- Mexico border.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Less Than Half of 3K Detained in ICE Sweeps Convicted of Felonies

Less Than Half of 3K Detained in ICE Sweeps Convicted of Felonies

by on April 6 2012, 10:01AM

Federal immigration authorities launched massive raids that netted over 3,100 detentions. But the Obama administration isn’t only focused on deporting so-called ‘violent criminals.’

Topics: Immigration

Young Undocumented Activists Stand Up for Their Parents' Dreams

Young Undocumented Activists Stand Up for Their Parents’ Dreams

by Mónica Novoa on April 5 2012, 9:27AM

When it comes to the DREAM Act, it’s been far too easy for some politicians to play the parent blame game. But activists refuse to throw their parents under the bus. We talked to both young people and their parents about their visions of justice.

Topics: Drop the I-Word, Immigration

Marco Rubio Pushes Nightmarish DREAM Act in Run for GOP's VP Nod

Marco Rubio Pushes Nightmarish DREAM Act in Run for GOP’s VP Nod

by Julianne Hing on April 4 2012, 8:58AM

Marco Rubio’s carefully maneuvering his way into the next tier of Republican politics.

Topics: Immigration, Politics