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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

Lawmakers in 14 States Coordinate Birthright Citizenship Attack

Lawmakers in 14 States Coordinate Birthright Citizenship Attack

by Julianne Hing on January 5 2011, 5:11PM

The right’s promised battle over the 14th Amendment has officially begun.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

DREAMer Hector Lopez Finally Comes Home, Still Faces Deportation

DREAMer Hector Lopez Finally Comes Home, Still Faces Deportation

by Julianne Hing on January 5 2011, 12:50PM

After months in detention, the 21-year-old college student is ready for a day in court.

Topics: Immigration

Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

Two Young Girls Climb U.S./Mexico Border Fence in 18 Seconds

by Jorge Rivas on January 4 2011, 1:43PM

Is the fence along the U.S.-Mexican border a waste of money? See for yourself.

Topics: Immigration, Media

Are You Ready For Four More Years of Jan Brewer?

Are You Ready For Four More Years of Jan Brewer?

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2011, 6:45PM

Arizona’s controversial governor was sworn in for her first full term on Monday.

Topics: Immigration

Tucson Continues Ethnic Studies Classes Despite New State Ban

Tucson Continues Ethnic Studies Classes Despite New State Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2011, 6:21PM

The school district defies state law and stands to lose millions.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

ICE: DREAM Act Is Good for Public Safety

ICE: DREAM Act Is Good for Public Safety

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 6:29PM

Senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security weigh in on the DREAM Act.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 1:24PM

Thousands of workers are forging new patterns of movement in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2010, 5:30PM

And of course, Gov. Jan Brewer’s calling for stronger enforcement.

Topics: Immigration

Fox News: 'Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby'

Fox News: ‘Penélope Cruz is Having an Anchor Baby’

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2010, 11:36AM

Leave it to the network to insult Latinos on what’s supposed to be their own turf.

Topics: Immigration, Media

Fashion Photographer Bruce Weber's Moving Portrait of Little Haiti Photo

Fashion Photographer Bruce Weber’s Moving Portrait of Little Haiti

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2010, 10:04AM

Known for imagining all-American brands, Weber turns his lens to those who have been defined out of Americanness. Jorge Rivas takes a look.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Court Tells ICE to Stop

Court Tells ICE to Stop “Dragging Its Feet” on Document Release

by on December 13 2010, 11:20AM

Advocates await clarity on whether a controversial deportation program was crafted as mandatory or voluntary for localities.

Topics: Immigration

Supreme Court Weighs Case That's Likely Precursor to SB 1070

Supreme Court Weighs Case That’s Likely Precursor to SB 1070

by on December 10 2010, 12:08PM

How justices rule on another Arizona law may signal fate for all state-level immigration enforcement challenges.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Gov. Paterson's Mixed Messages on New York Deportations

Gov. Paterson’s Mixed Messages on New York Deportations

by on December 8 2010, 11:41AM

His symbolic pardons point to the deportation dragnet’s problems, but at the same time he’s welcomed its expansion in his state.

Topics: Immigration

For Proof the DREAM Act's a Good Idea, Look at Cuban Americans

For Proof the DREAM Act’s a Good Idea, Look at Cuban Americans

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on December 8 2010, 9:33AM

We’ve thrived thanks to an immigration policy that makes anything on the table now seem downright draconian.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Even California Republicans Don't Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

Even California Republicans Don’t Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

by Julianne Hing on December 7 2010, 5:14PM

GOP strategist and Meg Whitman advisor says it’s “counterproductive to the future of the party.”

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Report Shows How Far ICE Goes to Make Obama a Deportation Hawk

Report Shows How Far ICE Goes to Make Obama a Deportation Hawk

by on December 7 2010, 11:45AM

The agency bent the rules to drive up its numbers.

Topics: Immigration

Deportation Hawks Target Green Card Lottery

Deportation Hawks Target Green Card Lottery

by on November 23 2010, 3:06PM

Now one of the only working immigration visa programs is under attack too.

Topics: Immigration