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Study: Immigrant Women Suffer Abuse On the Job

Study: Immigrant Women Suffer Abuse On the Job

by Jamilah King on November 19 2010, 8:41AM

A new report urges Americans to consider the hands that feed them this holiday.

Topics: Immigration

Maricopa County Spends $10.1 Million to Defend Arpaio

Maricopa County Spends $10.1 Million to Defend Arpaio

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2010, 8:08AM

‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’ is costing taxpayers millions.

Topics: Immigration

Report: SB 1070 Has Cost Arizona $141 Million

Report: SB 1070 Has Cost Arizona $141 Million

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 1:42PM

Maybe it’s time for Gov. Jan Brewer to start asking for donations.

Topics: Immigration

Cali's High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

Cali’s High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 10:51AM

Rejects effort to block them from in-state tuition rates.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

by on November 15 2010, 4:15PM

In San Francisco, San Antonio, and on Capitol Hill, the stakes have gotten considerably higher.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Steve Li's Deportation Gets Delayed

Steve Li’s Deportation Gets Delayed

by Jamilah King on November 15 2010, 1:07PM

The 20-year-old college student gets some last minute support.

Topics: Immigration

For Hazleton, Pa., Anti-Immigrant Hate Don't Come Cheap

For Hazleton, Pa., Anti-Immigrant Hate Don’t Come Cheap

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2010, 5:37PM

Despite looming debt, town leaders say they’re moving forward with legal challenges.

Topics: Immigration

DREAM Act's Defeat Spells One Family's Imminent Loss

DREAM Act’s Defeat Spells One Family’s Imminent Loss

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2010, 12:00PM

Twenty-year-old Steve Li is set to be deported on Monday.

Topics: Immigration

Tenn. State Rep. Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Rats

Tenn. State Rep. Likens Undocumented Immigrants to Rats

by Jorge Rivas on November 11 2010, 5:03PM

And don’t look for an apology any time soon.

Topics: Immigration

Arlington Officials End Fight Over Federal Deportation Program

Arlington Officials End Fight Over Federal Deportation Program

by on November 9 2010, 10:00AM

Meanwhile, federal officials continue to send mixed signals.

Topics: Immigration

Tough Prospects for DREAM Act's Lame Duck Passage

Tough Prospects for DREAM Act’s Lame Duck Passage

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 4:34PM

Latino voters may have helped save Harry Reid, but Republicans may keep him from following through on his agenda.

Topics: Immigration

Ninth Circuit Gives Skeptical Ear to Arguments on SB1070

Ninth Circuit Gives Skeptical Ear to Arguments on SB1070

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2010, 10:50AM

Whatever happens, the ruling is certain to be appealed to the Supreme Court.

Topics: Immigration

Advocates Push for Clarity on Federal Deportation Law

Advocates Push for Clarity on Federal Deportation Law

by on October 29 2010, 4:18PM

Can counties opt out of Secure Communities or not? Next week, they’ll know.

Topics: Immigration

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

by on October 28 2010, 1:00PM

Industry saw model bill to create “enhanced opportunities” for driving profits.

Topics: ALEC, Criminal Justice, Immigration

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 5:12PM

An estimated 4,000 veterans face deportation because of criminal convictions.

Topics: Immigration

America's $1.25 Billion Invisible, Unreliable Border Fence is Fallen

America’s $1.25 Billion Invisible, Unreliable Border Fence is Fallen

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 4:17PM

Not that we’ll stop dumping hundreds of millions into border militarization boondoggles.

Topics: Immigration

Florida's SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

Florida’s SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

by Julianne Hing on October 21 2010, 4:59PM

Author says he included “comfort language” for our northern neighbors.

Topics: Immigration

Obama's Ongoing Detention Disaster

Obama’s Ongoing Detention Disaster

by Catherine Traywick on October 21 2010, 11:10AM

Promises, promises of reform, but still no follow through.

Topics: Immigration

Efforts to Revoke Birthright Citizenship Move to State Level

Efforts to Revoke Birthright Citizenship Move to State Level

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 11:50AM

The right’s angling to force a Supreme Court case rewriting the 14th Amendment.

Topics: Immigration

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

by on October 19 2010, 5:45PM

And conservatives latch onto it as belated proof of their long-standing claims of voter fraud.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration, Politics