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Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Protestors Face Trial on Columbus Day

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Protestors Face Trial on Columbus Day

by Julianne Hing on October 12 2010, 1:17PM

The state’s ethnic studies programs are slated to be phased out on by December 31.

Topics: Immigration

Judge Advances Civil Rights Groups' SB 1070 Lawsuit

Judge Advances Civil Rights Groups’ SB 1070 Lawsuit

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2010, 4:55PM

They clear an important legal hurdle in one of five suits challenging the law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Immigration Hawks Complain About 1,200 National Guard

Immigration Hawks Complain About 1,200 National Guard

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2010, 11:36AM

Still, border residents maintain that their towns are safer than ever.

Topics: Immigration

Obama Administration Brags About Record Year of Deportations

Obama Administration Brags About Record Year of Deportations

by Julianne Hing on October 8 2010, 9:53AM

DHS calls system “thoughtful.” Indiscriminate and out-of-control are more apt adjectives.

Topics: Immigration

Deportation Horror: A Journey From Texas to Bangladesh Play

Deportation Horror: A Journey From Texas to Bangladesh

by , Brian Palmer on October 7 2010, 4:59PM

Shahed Hossain describes his harrowing ordeal to ColorLines videographer Brian Palmer.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

How Immigration Reform Got Caught in the Deportation Dragnet

How Immigration Reform Got Caught in the Deportation Dragnet

by on October 7 2010, 10:36AM

Shahed Hossain’s shocking story reveals why Obama will have to use his power to halt mass deportations for any reform to work.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Latin American Countries Stand Against SB 1070

Latin American Countries Stand Against SB 1070

by Julianne Hing on October 5 2010, 4:34PM

The countries include Mexico, El Salvador, and Brazil.

Topics: Immigration

Can Counties Choose Their Own Immigration Policies?

Can Counties Choose Their Own Immigration Policies?

by on October 4 2010, 6:20PM

When it comes to detention, the answer may be no.

Topics: Immigration

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Arrives

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Arrives

by Julianne Hing on October 4 2010, 4:25PM

And to the surprise of no one in the immigrant rights movement, it’s kind of a letdown.

Topics: Immigration

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

by Jamilah King on October 4 2010, 1:53PM

Whitman says she needs Latino voters, while Brown calls her bluff.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Cases to Watch for the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Years

Cases to Watch for the Most Conservative Supreme Court in Years

by Victor Goode on October 4 2010, 10:35AM

Immigration, prison overcrowding, prosecutorial overreaching and the culture wars are all on the docket.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

Did Meg Whitman Hire an Undocumented Maid?

Did Meg Whitman Hire an Undocumented Maid?

by Jamilah King on September 30 2010, 6:07PM

There’s new drama in California’s governor’s race.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Immigration

Hey Arizona, Looks Like Boycotts Are Bad for Business!

Hey Arizona, Looks Like Boycotts Are Bad for Business!

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 28 2010, 2:05PM

The state’s tourism agency warns that SB 1070 protests could impact the economy for years.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Georgia Considers Ban on Undocumented College Students

Georgia Considers Ban on Undocumented College Students

by on September 28 2010, 10:46AM

Critics complain that unauthorized students hog resources. Even if they’re less than two-tenths of a percentage of the population.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Obama: I Won't Make Immigration Fixes Without Congress

Obama: I Won’t Make Immigration Fixes Without Congress

by on September 24 2010, 5:21PM

The president could act, but he won’t, he tells Telemundo.

Topics: Immigration

Stephen Colbert Testifies On Capitol Hill

Stephen Colbert Testifies On Capitol Hill

by Jamilah King on September 24 2010, 1:20PM

In this political climate, we could all use a good laugh.

Topics: Immigration

After Failed Defense Bill Vote, DREAM Act Finds Its Way Back

After Failed Defense Bill Vote, DREAM Act Finds Its Way Back

by Julianne Hing on September 24 2010, 11:45AM

Sen. Dick Durbin breaths yet another life into the bill.

Topics: Immigration

Yet Another Attack on Obama's

Yet Another Attack on Obama’s “Aunt Zeituni”

by Jamilah King on September 23 2010, 2:02PM

For the GOP, it’s more proof that the president is, in fact, a Kenyan socialist.

Topics: Immigration

“This Is Not Over” — What’s Next for the DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on September 21 2010, 6:25PM

Young activists gear up for a new battle.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

How to Keep Immigrant Moms and Babies from Going Hungry

How to Keep Immigrant Moms and Babies from Going Hungry

by Michelle Chen on September 17 2010, 10:00AM

A bright idea: government programs that reach out to immigrant parents, rather than alienating them, can keep kids from going hungry.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender