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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

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

by Julianne Hing on September 15 2010, 4:42PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus signs on to Reid’s plan to move the bill in the next week.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

ICE Policy Leaves Detainees With No Legal Rep, Study Finds

ICE Policy Leaves Detainees With No Legal Rep, Study Finds

by on September 15 2010, 11:26AM

Nearly 80 percent housed in places where they can’t get help in court.

Topics: Immigration

LGBT Couples Seek Inclusion in Immigration Reform

LGBT Couples Seek Inclusion in Immigration Reform

by Michelle Chen on September 14 2010, 9:30AM

In the fractured patchwork of policies governing same-sex marriage, federal restrictions could overlap painfully for transnational LGBT couples.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

DREAM Act On the Move

DREAM Act On the Move

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 5:58PM

The bill could see the light of day soon.

Topics: Immigration

Hazleton, Pa.'s Anti-Immigrant Ordinance Ruled Unconstitutional

Hazleton, Pa.’s Anti-Immigrant Ordinance Ruled Unconstitutional

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 1:05PM

The Third Circuit pushed back on the individual towns that have tried to create their own immigration law.

Topics: Immigration