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A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 7:00AM

How a group of protestors—many undocumented—interrupted business as usual.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Dream 30 Activist Granted Release

Dream 30 Activist Granted Release

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2013, 3:24PM

But will the others be coming home, too?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Do Women Have More to Lose If Immigration Reform Dies?

Do Women Have More to Lose If Immigration Reform Dies?

by Von Diaz on October 14 2013, 9:00AM

Non-citizen women are three to six times more likely to experience domestic violence than those born in the U.S. As immigration reform efforts stall, those women are left out in the cold.

Topics: Immigration

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

by Von Diaz on October 9 2013, 5:06PM

Arizona police used pepper spray and rubber bullets against demonstrators who attempted to stop Border Patrol from taking two immigrants into custody.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2013, 7:00AM

Inside Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, the newly prolonged wait for immigration reform is drearily familiar.

Topics: Deportation, Dispatches, Immigration, Immigration Reform

Seven of the Dream 30 Group Have Been Released

Seven of the Dream 30 Group Have Been Released

by Aura Bogado on October 1 2013, 2:56PM

Activists want to know what will happen with the others hoping to return to their communities in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Dream 30 and Others Cross the Border

Dream 30 and Others Cross the Border

by Aura Bogado on September 30 2013, 4:21PM

It is yet unknown whether they will be placed into detention.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

The 'Dream 30' Risk Detention to Return to the U.S.

The ‘Dream 30’ Risk Detention to Return to the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on September 30 2013, 8:00AM

A group of 30 undocumented immigrants are following in the footsteps of the Dream 9 in an attempt return to the U.S. Inside one activist’s struggle since she left the States.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Meet a 16-Year-Old Coming Home with the Dream 30

Meet a 16-Year-Old Coming Home with the Dream 30

by Aura Bogado on September 27 2013, 9:00AM

Have dreams. Will travel.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Is Obama's Refusal to Halt Deportations Justified?

Is Obama’s Refusal to Halt Deportations Justified?

by on September 26 2013, 7:00AM

His justifications for not suspending deportations for new classes of immigrants look increasingly flimsy.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

As Republicans Flee Immigration Reform, Pelosi May Introduce Her Own Bill

As Republicans Flee Immigration Reform, Pelosi May Introduce Her Own Bill

by on September 24 2013, 11:35AM

Nancy Pelosi says she may introduce her own immigration reform bill in the House. But its chances are uncertain.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 2:53PM

Representative Gutierrez says yes.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

LGBT Immigrants Could Face Hard Road Applying for Marriage Visas

by on September 19 2013, 7:00AM

Immigration lawyers are gearing up to fight for their LGBT clients applying for marriage-based immigration visas. They say fears about being outed could stop some from applying.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration

Undocumented Immigrants Handcuff Themselves to White House Gate

Undocumented Immigrants Handcuff Themselves to White House Gate

by Aura Bogado on September 18 2013, 11:22AM

All seven have been arrested by Federal Park Police.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Web Tool Helps Those Eligible to Apply for Citizenship

Web Tool Helps Those Eligible to Apply for Citizenship

by Aura Bogado on September 17 2013, 11:07AM

September 17 is Citizenship Day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Three Faces of DACA

Three Faces of DACA

by Von Diaz on September 17 2013, 7:00AM

A year after Deferred Action for Child Arrivals was launched, young people are having very different experiences with the program.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

LA County Sheriff Helps Deport Record Numbers of Immigrants

LA County Sheriff Helps Deport Record Numbers of Immigrants

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2013, 7:00AM

Despite earlier claims, Sheriff Lee Baca is turning people convicted of trivial offenses over to immigration authorities at record numbers.

Topics: Immigration

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate's Immigration Bill

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate’s Immigration Bill

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2013, 12:27PM

Nearly half of all undocumented immigrants wouldn’t even qualify for basic provisional status under the bill.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

by Akiba Solomon on September 10 2013, 10:39AM

Four activists who’ve risked their livelihoods, arrest or personal safety to achieve justice talk about what fuels them.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Politics

Study Finds Growing Racial Divide Among Young People on Immigration

Study Finds Growing Racial Divide Among Young People on Immigration

by Jamilah King on September 6 2013, 11:58AM

But they often had varying ideas of how immigration was changing the country’s landscape.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW