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Black Fraternity Comes Out in Force for Their Undocumented Brother

Black Fraternity Comes Out in Force for Their Undocumented Brother

by Channing Kennedy on January 28 2011, 4:53PM

Alpha Phi Alpha doesn’t play any zero-sum games with racial equality.

Topics: Immigration

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 2:19PM

And accused killer Shawna Forde’s cronies manage to turn grief into a spectacle.

Topics: Immigration

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 10:53AM

Discussions about American citizenship are at their heart debates about who belongs in this country and who does not.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Birthright Citizenship Fight--From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

Birthright Citizenship Fight—From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2011, 4:37PM

Rep. John Kavanagh says plainly, “We won’t give citizenship like a door prize.”

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Reports: Anti-Immigrant Laws Cost Millions

Reports: Anti-Immigrant Laws Cost Millions

by Jamilah King on January 27 2011, 10:24AM

Is Nativist hate even worth it?

Topics: Immigration

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 3:08PM

The Equality State’s having an identity crisis.

Topics: Immigration

Secure Communities and ICE's Counting Problems

Secure Communities and ICE’s Counting Problems

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 6:24PM

The federal agency’s reporting problems offer scary consequences for immigrants.

Topics: Immigration

Mississippi State Senate Passes Anti-Immigration Law

Mississippi State Senate Passes Anti-Immigration Law

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:45PM

State becomes the first legislature to make good on its talk of passing a law that mimics Arizona’s SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 1:21PM

The larger question is what will immigration advocates demand, and what will they capitulate on?

Topics: Immigration

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 4:39PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca’s parents accuse officers of brutality.

Topics: Immigration

Dolores Huerta: Let's Violate Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban

Dolores Huerta: Let’s Violate Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 12:14PM

The United Farm Workers co-founder urges Tucson’s educators to violate the controversial new law.

Topics: Immigration

Virginia May Block Undocumented Immigrants from College

Virginia May Block Undocumented Immigrants from College

by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 11:50AM

State Delegate Christopher Peace is at it again.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Study: Day Laborers Face Exploitation, Wage Theft

Study: Day Laborers Face Exploitation, Wage Theft

by Julianne Hing on January 12 2011, 9:59AM

But is there the political will to care about the basic rights of low-wage immigrant workers?

Topics: Immigration

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 4:35PM

But will new Governor Jerry Brown stay true to his word?

Topics: Immigration

New State Officials Come Out Swinging on Immigration Policy

New State Officials Come Out Swinging on Immigration Policy

by Jamilah King on January 11 2011, 4:20PM

Felipe Matos is just one activist dealing with the immigration debate’s shift toward states.

Topics: Immigration

How SB 1070 Could Have Gotten Rep. Giffords' Hero in Trouble

How SB 1070 Could Have Gotten Rep. Giffords’ Hero in Trouble

by Jamilah King on January 11 2011, 2:05PM

Under the original provisions of SB 1070, Daniel Hernandez could have had to prove his immigration status.

Topics: Immigration

Arizona's History of Hate: A Timeline Interactive

Arizona’s History of Hate: A Timeline

by Jamilah King on January 11 2011, 11:37AM

Activists at Alto Arizona map out over two decades of political violence in the state.

Topics: History, Immigration, Joe Arpaio

17-Year-Old Killed by Border Patrol for Allegedly Throwing Rocks

17-Year-Old Killed by Border Patrol for Allegedly Throwing Rocks

by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 4:52PM

The agency’s telling one story, while witnesses and an autopsy tell another.

Topics: Immigration

DREAMer Elizabeth Lee Wins Six More Months In U.S.

DREAMer Elizabeth Lee Wins Six More Months In U.S.

by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 4:00PM

The 18-year-old from San Francisco wins temporary reprieve in her fight to stay in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration

Hostile State Battles Now Define Immigration Debate

Hostile State Battles Now Define Immigration Debate

by on January 6 2011, 11:11AM

Never mind Capitol Hill. The future of immigration in America may well be decided at the state and local level.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration