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New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie's Veto Threat

New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie’s Veto Threat

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2013, 1:42PM

The bill moves to the Assembly floor next week.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

“Dreamer” Erika Andiola’s Mom To Stay in the U.S.

by Carla Murphy on December 12 2013, 4:15PM

ICE buckled to public pressure

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Watch: The Biggest Stories of 2013 Play

Watch: The Biggest Stories of 2013

by Akiba Solomon on December 12 2013, 12:21PM

Our editors and guests wax reflexive about the most important stories of 2013

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, Media, /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

Joe Biden: No, Obama Won't Stop Deportations

Joe Biden: No, Obama Won’t Stop Deportations

by Julianne Hing on December 11 2013, 5:24PM

No surprises here.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DC's Non-Citizens Could Get Right To Vote

DC’s Non-Citizens Could Get Right To Vote

by Carla Murphy on December 9 2013, 2:53PM

The bill, if passed, will affect up to 50,000 District of Columbia residents.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Gov. Christie Supports Tuition Equity for DREAMers, but Won't Sign Tuition Equity Bill

Gov. Christie Supports Tuition Equity for DREAMers, but Won’t Sign Tuition Equity Bill

by Julianne Hing on December 4 2013, 4:40PM

Critics are calling his switcheroo part of a 2016 presidential campaign calculus.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Immigrants Begin Protest Inside El Paso Detention Center

Immigrants Begin Protest Inside El Paso Detention Center

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2013, 2:05PM

Up to 40 asylum seekers at the El Paso Processing Center are demanding their release.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

A Portrait of a Town Where Attacking Latinos Was Sport

A Portrait of a Town Where Attacking Latinos Was Sport

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 7:00AM

Journalist Mirta Ojito revisits the brutal killing of Marcelo Lucero in her new book, ‘Hunting Season.’

Topics: Immigration

Obama's Speech Disrupted by Undocumented Student Calling to Halt Deportations

Obama’s Speech Disrupted by Undocumented Student Calling to Halt Deportations

by Aura Bogado on November 25 2013, 4:05PM

24-year-old Ju Hong confronted the president about separating immigrant families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Adelanto Immigrant Detention Facility Under the Microscope

Adelanto Immigrant Detention Facility Under the Microscope

by Von Diaz on November 25 2013, 4:05PM

Three young women locked themselves to the facility gates today on behalf of three individuals currently detained there.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Kids Write Letters to Congress Asking For Immigration Reform

Kids Write Letters to Congress Asking For Immigration Reform

by Von Diaz on November 25 2013, 10:42AM

Their message: keep our families together.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Catch an Illegal' Game Thwarted, Becomes Immigration Reform Rally

‘Catch an Illegal’ Game Thwarted, Becomes Immigration Reform Rally

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 1:08PM

Actress America Ferrera joined around 500 students and advocates at the rally.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 3:09PM

Despite popular consensus that immigration reform won’t happen this year, advocates aren’t giving up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Says He'd Accept Piecemeal Immigration Reform

Obama Says He’d Accept Piecemeal Immigration Reform

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2013, 1:14PM

The president says he doesn’t care what reform looks like, as long as it gets done.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DHS Halts Deportation of Certain Military Relatives

DHS Halts Deportation of Certain Military Relatives

by Aura Bogado on November 15 2013, 5:36PM

Many will also be eligible for a path to citizenship.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

How Immigration Reform Could Benefit LGBT People

by Von Diaz on November 14 2013, 11:55AM

A new infographic from the Center for American Progress maps out immigration reform for LGBT communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, /NOW

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

Luis Gutierrez Shames Obama and Republicans on Immigration Reform Impass

by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 2:40PM

Gutierrez says, ‘There’s much more the President can do about deportations.’

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

This Veteran's Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

This Veteran’s Day, Deported Servicemembers Speak Out

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2013, 6:14PM

And this is how the U.S. pays them back for their service.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

by Von Diaz on November 8 2013, 9:24AM

The number of unaccompanied immigrant minors in the U.S. has tripled in the last five years under a broken immigration system.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Activists Continue to Fight on All Fronts

Immigration Activists Continue to Fight on All Fronts

by Aura Bogado on November 4 2013, 7:00AM

The effort to change the way the immigration system operates pushes forward, despite staggering odds.

Topics: Immigration