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Unions Take Immigration Debate to the Car Wash

Unions Take Immigration Debate to the Car Wash

by Jamilah King on September 7 2010, 3:17PM

It could be an important chance to speak up — and stay relevant.

Topics: Economy, Immigration

Leaving Water for Migrants Not a Crime, Court Says

Leaving Water for Migrants Not a Crime, Court Says

by Julianne Hing on September 3 2010, 7:53PM

The court clears a border activist charged with littering.

Topics: Immigration

MLB Still Refuses to Move Arizona All-Star Game

MLB Still Refuses to Move Arizona All-Star Game

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 3 2010, 5:33PM

Whether or not the MLB decides to cooperate or not, players, fans, musicians and others say they’ll continue to boycott Arizona until the law is repealed.

Topics: Immigration

DOJ vs. Joe Arpaio: Here Comes the Lawsuit

DOJ vs. Joe Arpaio: Here Comes the Lawsuit

by Julianne Hing on September 2 2010, 6:12PM

The DOJ has been investigating the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for alleged civil rights abuses since 2009.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

Aerial Drones Take Over the Border

Aerial Drones Take Over the Border

by Julianne Hing on September 1 2010, 1:30PM

Does everyone feel safe yet?

Topics: Immigration, National Security

New York Tells Schools to Stop Harassing Immigrant Students

New York Tells Schools to Stop Harassing Immigrant Students

by Julianne Hing on September 1 2010, 12:23PM

Group says that at least 20 percent of the New York school districts were demanding children’s immigration papers before they could enroll.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Study: Immigration Drives Wages Up, Actually

Study: Immigration Drives Wages Up, Actually

by on August 31 2010, 4:15PM

The latest in a growing mound of evidence that immigration is a net economic gain.

Topics: Immigration

Obama Halts 17K Deportations, But Record Number Await Hearings

Obama Halts 17K Deportations, But Record Number Await Hearings

by on August 31 2010, 10:44AM

Nearly a quarter million immigrants still await a hearing in their deportation cases.

Topics: Immigration

Marcelo Lucero's Teen Killers Sentenced for Anti-Immigrant Attack

Marcelo Lucero’s Teen Killers Sentenced for Anti-Immigrant Attack

by Julianne Hing on August 26 2010, 12:30PM

The teens admitted to taking part in the perverse sport of “beaner-hopping,” where they would prowl the streets looking for Latino immigrants to attack.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

The Other Side of the Anchor: Where Else Do American-born Kids Belong?

The Other Side of the Anchor: Where Else Do American-born Kids Belong?

by Michelle Chen on August 26 2010, 9:20AM

We accept the term “naturalization” for new citizens. What could be more natural than being accepted in the only home you’ve ever known?

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Anti-Latino Hate Crime is Spreading, Says Report

Anti-Latino Hate Crime is Spreading, Says Report

by Jamilah King on August 25 2010, 6:35PM

All that political showmanship is literally costing lives.

Topics: Immigration

Migrant Deaths At the Border On the Rise

Migrant Deaths At the Border On the Rise

by Julianne Hing on August 25 2010, 3:17PM

But arrests are steadily on the decline.

Topics: Immigration

Human Rights Watch: ICE Won't Protect Women from Sexual Abuse

Human Rights Watch: ICE Won’t Protect Women from Sexual Abuse

by Michelle Chen on August 25 2010, 12:59PM

Human Rights Watch has issued a scathing indictment of Homeland Security’s utter failure to protect women from abuse and harassment in detention.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Women Detainees Sexually Abused as ICE Polices Itself

Women Detainees Sexually Abused as ICE Polices Itself

by Michelle Chen on August 25 2010, 10:28AM

Sexual abuse cases at a Texas detention facility reveals ICE’s failures to protect women.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

SB 1070 Protestors Take a Swing at Major League Baseball

SB 1070 Protestors Take a Swing at Major League Baseball

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 24 2010, 4:03PM

Are sports a legit site of political struggle?

Topics: Immigration

The Many Faces of John McCain--an Interactive History Interactive

The Many Faces of John McCain—an Interactive History

by Julianne Hing on August 24 2010, 12:20PM

In the last 10 years, the Arizona Senator’s gone from being one of the most visible Republican leaders for immigration reform to one of its most aggressive hawks.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Immigration

Back-to-School Day In Arizona, But Not for Border Crossing Kids

Back-to-School Day In Arizona, But Not for Border Crossing Kids

by Julianne Hing on August 23 2010, 12:23PM

Kids need certificates to verify residency and board school buses.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Filipina Nurses See Discrimination in San Francisco Health System

Filipina Nurses See Discrimination in San Francisco Health System

by Michelle Chen on August 20 2010, 9:20AM

The California Nurses Association accused a major healthcare company of “systematic discrimination against the hiring of Filipino registered nurses.”

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

The Right's Long, Racist History of Calling Moms Criminals

The Right’s Long, Racist History of Calling Moms Criminals

by Michelle Chen on August 19 2010, 9:52AM

The GOP’s birthright citizenship drama isn’t the first in which women of color have been cast as criminal breeders.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Roundup of SB 1070 Protest Songs

Roundup of SB 1070 Protest Songs

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 18 2010, 5:16PM

Here’s a roundup of protest songs to add to your playlist.

Topics: Immigration