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ICE Pays Army Veteran $400,000 for Mistaken Detainment

ICE Pays Army Veteran $400,000 for Mistaken Detainment

by Thoai Lu on February 28 2011, 1:57PM

As the feds scale up enforcement, stories like these could become all too familiar.

Topics: Immigration

Most Americans Don't Want 14th Amendment Rollbacks

Most Americans Don’t Want 14th Amendment Rollbacks

by Julianne Hing on February 28 2011, 9:19AM

But the poll also found that a majority favors Arizona’s harsh anti-immigration law.

Topics: Immigration

How Arizona's New Anti-Immigrant Bills Target Women

How Arizona’s New Anti-Immigrant Bills Target Women

by Akiba Solomon on February 25 2011, 10:03AM

Elizabeth Barajas-Román explains how the state’s nastiest legislators have turned their animus toward Latinas and families.

Topics: Immigration

Arizona's Suite of New Anti-Immigrant Bills Moves to Senate

Arizona’s Suite of New Anti-Immigrant Bills Moves to Senate

by Julianne Hing on February 23 2011, 4:02PM

Immigrant rights activists in their state say the news is proof that conservatives are growing desperate.

Topics: Immigration

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Sentenced to Death

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Sentenced to Death

by Julianne Hing on February 22 2011, 6:59PM

The anti-immigrantion activist was convicted last week of first-degree murder in the deaths of young Brisenia Flores and her father.

Topics: Immigration

Banksy Transforms Migrant Road Sign into DREAM Crossing

Banksy Transforms Migrant Road Sign into DREAM Crossing

by Jorge Rivas on February 22 2011, 4:13PM

The iconic Southern California road sign was originally created by Navajo artist John Hope.

Topics: Immigration

Schumer Loves Border Security Millions, Opposes GOP Cuts

Schumer Loves Border Security Millions, Opposes GOP Cuts

by Julianne Hing on February 22 2011, 4:10PM

Three Democrats criticize proposed cuts, calling them a “giant step backward.”

Topics: Immigration

Arizona Introduces

Arizona Introduces “Omnibus” Immigration Bill

by Julianne Hing on February 22 2011, 11:54AM

Thought SB 1070 was bad? This is worse.

Topics: Immigration

ABC Shows Everyday Bravery in Face of Arizona's Racial Profiling

ABC Shows Everyday Bravery in Face of Arizona’s Racial Profiling

by Julianne Hing on February 21 2011, 12:31PM

Protecting communities of color sometimes comes down to individual acts of heroism, but it shouldn’t

Topics: Immigration

ICE Starts Immigration Audit of 1,000 Firms as GOP Pushes E-Verify

ICE Starts Immigration Audit of 1,000 Firms as GOP Pushes E-Verify

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 10:07AM

As Obama expands employer audits, GOP pushes growth of a database that’s wrongly identified tens of thousands of workers as undocumented.

Topics: Immigration

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent 'Escalating Threat'

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent ‘Escalating Threat’

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 8:29AM

Two U.S. federal immigration agents were shot and killed in Mexico this week.

Topics: Immigration

Shawna Forde Speaks: 'I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry'

Shawna Forde Speaks: ‘I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry’

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 4:15PM

The Daily Beast landed a jailhouse interview and the vigilante, who’s been convicted on two murder counts, isn’t budging.

Topics: Immigration

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 3:33PM

Forde reportedly planned elaborate heists in order to fund her anti-immigration activism

Topics: Immigration

Haley Barbour's Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

Haley Barbour’s Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 1:47PM

The GOP presidential aspirant has never been an enforcement hardliner, actually.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine's Day Love

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine’s Day Love

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 11:36AM

Maybe you’ve got a honey this year. Maybe you don’t. For supporters of the DREAM Act, either’s okay.

Topics: Immigration

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

by Julianne Hing on February 11 2011, 12:54PM

Welcome to the latest chapter in Arizona’s immigration soap opera.

Topics: Immigration

Talking History and America's Racial Future

Talking History and America’s Racial Future

by Jamilah King on February 10 2011, 10:17AM

Channing Kennedy talks institutional racism with the folks at PostBourgie.

Topics: Immigration

Doctor's Orders: Send Undocumented Patient to Mexico

Doctor’s Orders: Send Undocumented Patient to Mexico

by Jamilah King on February 9 2011, 10:57AM

Maria Sanchez has a banana-sized tumor in her back. But that didn’t stop a Texas hospital from giving her the boot because of her legal status.

Topics: Immigration

Mexican Fans Blamed For Selling Out Coachella in Record Time

Mexican Fans Blamed For Selling Out Coachella in Record Time

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2011, 3:33PM

Scapegoating that’s usually reserved for the political arena has now gone mainstream.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Napolitano: In Two Years We've Deported More Than Ever Before Infographic

Napolitano: In Two Years We’ve Deported More Than Ever Before

by Julianne Hing on February 1 2011, 4:28PM

The Obama administration is setting all the wrong records.

Topics: Immigration