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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

Meet Joe Arpaio's Celebrity Posse

Meet Joe Arpaio’s Celebrity Posse

by Jamilah King on November 23 2010, 9:07AM

The controversial sheriff has enlisted the help of big name, but mostly washed up, celebs to help fight his cause.

Topics: Immigration

Immigration Officials Still Can't Make Up Their Minds

Immigration Officials Still Can’t Make Up Their Minds

by on November 22 2010, 2:19PM

Officials keep telling different sides of the same story.

Topics: Immigration

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Calls For In-State Tuition

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick Calls For In-State Tuition

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 3:40PM

“This is your home,” the governor says.

Topics: Immigration