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Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2014, 1:27PM

Kansas state Rep. Allan Rothlisberg wants to know how much money his state is spending to educate undocumented students.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Student's Fight for In-State Tuition Illustrates Limits of the DACA Program

Student’s Fight for In-State Tuition Illustrates Limits of the DACA Program

by Aura Bogado on January 28 2014, 7:00AM

Contrary to popular belief Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival doesn’t guarantee in-state tuition for undocumented students.

Topics: Immigration

San Francisco Will End Mandatory Shackling of Immigration Detainees for Court

San Francisco Will End Mandatory Shackling of Immigration Detainees for Court

by Julianne Hing on January 24 2014, 4:35PM

The settlement will only apply to San Francisco.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Justin Bieber Faces Possible Deportation for Egging Crimes

Justin Bieber Faces Possible Deportation for Egging Crimes

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2014, 5:02PM

A felony crime is a deportable offense? Eggsactly.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 2:54PM

It’s official.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Sergio Garcia Will Become California's First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

Sergio Garcia Will Become California’s First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

by Julianne Hing on January 2 2014, 5:08PM

Garcia will become one of the state’s newest attorneys five years after passing the California state bar.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Whatever Happened to Comprehensive Immigration Reform? Interactive

Whatever Happened to Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

by Aura Bogado on December 18 2013, 7:00AM

Twenty thirteen was supposed to be the year for sweeping immigration reform. Here’s a step-by-step review of what did—and didn’t—happen.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, Immigration Reform

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