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by Seth Freed Wessler on September 14 2012, 9:25AM
The government has a plan to expand private prisons for immigrants, despite those facilities’ deadly track record.
by Jorge Rivas on September 12 2012, 10:09AM
The Obama administration has received an estimated 72,000 Deferred Action applications from young undocumented immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and get a work permit since the program started Aug. 15.
by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 3:24PM
On Thursday evening about 20 Undocubus riders who traveled from Arizona to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte met at a local church to watch President Obama deliver his acceptance speech.
by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 2:33PM
On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton virtually cleared the way for Arizona to start questioning suspected undocumented immigrants they come in contact with.
by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 11:05AM
Benita Veliz made history Wednesday night when she took the stage at the Democratic National Convention.
by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 3:05PM
On Tuesday, actress Rosario Dawson, who had been at a nearby forum on immigration, walked over and showed her support for Undocubus demonstrators who traveled from Arizona to Charlotte to urge the Obama administration to stop criminalizing immigrant communities.
by Jorge Rivas on August 28 2012, 2:57PM
In 2005, after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans saw a surge of new undocumented immigrants in the city that were drawn by the high paying construction jobs.
by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 4:44PM
LA County is spending $26 million a year to hold undocumented immigrants under the Secure Communities program.
by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 1:03PM
The lawsuit challenges the Obama administration’s deferred action program and argues it prevents ICE officers from “fulfilling their sworn oath to uphold the law and defend the U.S. Constitution.”
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 1:05PM
Actress Mary Steenburgen does such a good job at impersonating Jan Brewer that you won’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this video.
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 11:59AM
Will Deferred Action applicants between 16-and-30-years old who are granted “temporary legal residents” status be eligible for driver’s license?
by Jorge Rivas on August 21 2012, 3:29PM
Immigrants make up roughly the same share of the U.S. population today as they did a century ago.
by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 6:02PM
On Monday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta issued a ruling on Alabama’s immigration law, commonly referred to as HB56.
by Julianne Hing on August 16 2012, 8:48AM
The Arizona governor is at it again.
by Jorge Rivas on August 15 2012, 10:57AM
This represents the first step for more than a million DREAMers to pursue higher education, meaningful employment, and a chance to contribute to this country’s future.
by Jamilah King on August 9 2012, 1:12PM
The city’s Sikh community took a stand against hate.
by Seth Freed Wessler on August 8 2012, 9:27AM
As recent news shows, determining what’s in a kid’s best interest is far from an objective standard. It’s easily swayed by biases about poor people, about undocumented people, about people of color.