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Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM

A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Thirty Percent of Latinos See Racism In Immigration Debate

Thirty Percent of Latinos See Racism In Immigration Debate

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2010, 1:28PM

But are lawmakers on either side of the isle listening?

Topics: Immigration

Senate OK's $600 Million for Still More Border Security

Senate OK’s $600 Million for Still More Border Security

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2010, 1:12PM

The new bill supports extra border patrol agents and aerial drones.

Topics: Immigration

For ICE Prisons, a Blank One-Year Progress Report

For ICE Prisons, a Blank One-Year Progress Report

by Michelle Chen on August 6 2010, 10:45AM

Today marks one year since ICE promised to fix the detention system. So far, there’s little to celebrate.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

by Julianne Hing on August 5 2010, 1:48PM

MoJo considers who’d be kicked out if McConnell and Co. got their way.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration, Politics

Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We'll Sue

Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We’ll Sue

by on August 4 2010, 11:50AM

Justice officials tell the notorious sheriff he’s got until Aug. 17 to hand over documents.

Topics: Immigration, Joe Arpaio

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

by on August 4 2010, 9:30AM

It’s the latest and loudest push by a well-established anti-immigrant movement in the state.

Topics: Immigration

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter? Infographic

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter?

by Julianne Hing on August 3 2010, 5:22PM

At least 22 cities and counties have passed resolutions condemning the SB 1070-state.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts Infographic

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts

by Hatty Lee on August 3 2010, 3:59PM

Topics: Immigration

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

by Jamilah King on August 2 2010, 1:04PM

She won’t join the boycott, but Gaga at least spoke her mind while playing the state.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Utah Reviews Legal Status of Immigrants on Hit List

Utah Reviews Legal Status of Immigrants on Hit List

by Jamilah King on July 30 2010, 5:30PM

Looks like the state’s letting xenophobes prevail.

Topics: Immigration, Utah Immigrant Hit List

Arpaio Arrests Dozens in SB 1070 Protests

Arpaio Arrests Dozens in SB 1070 Protests

by Jamilah King on July 30 2010, 1:33PM

Hundreds take to the streets in Arizona, and beyond.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

Brewer Appeals Injunction Ruling

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 7:22PM

The Arizona governor wants the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to let the whole law go into effect while the lawsuits get resolved.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Scenes from SB 1070 Demonstrations Across the Nation Photo

Scenes from SB 1070 Demonstrations Across the Nation

by Jorge Rivas on July 29 2010, 3:54PM

ColorLines hits the streets—and surfs the Web—to illustrate a day of activism.

Topics: Immigration

What's Next for Arizona's SB 1070?

What’s Next for Arizona’s SB 1070?

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2010, 1:58PM

Activists storm the state as lawyers hunker down for a long fight.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 5:02PM

A new video from the ACLU reveals the racist underpinnings of Arizona’s SB1070.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

by Daisy Hernandez on July 28 2010, 3:48PM

A new poll shows that worry about jobs and immigration reform are hurting the president’s approval ratings.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

DREAM Act Moves to the Top of the List

by Julianne Hing on July 28 2010, 3:17PM

Congressional Democrats and Beltway activists are coming around to the idea of creating a path to citizenship for youth, with or without broader immigration reforms.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

A Breakdown of Legal Challenges to SB 1070 Infographic

A Breakdown of Legal Challenges to SB 1070

by Hatty Lee on July 28 2010, 2:47PM

Graphing the seven lawsuits challenging Arizona’s anti-immigrant law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Arizona--and Arpaio--Already Lead Country in 287(g) Round Ups

Arizona—and Arpaio—Already Lead Country in 287(g) Round Ups

by Kai Wright on July 28 2010, 12:41PM

The notorious sheriff accounts for a quarter of folks local cops have sent to feds.

Topics: Immigration, Kai Wright