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SF Giants' Sergio Romo Records Video in Support of Immigration Reform

SF Giants’ Sergio Romo Records Video in Support of Immigration Reform

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2013, 8:34AM

The video appears on Major League Baseball’s YouTube channel.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Colorado Joins Parade of States Granting Driver's Licenses to the Undocumented

Colorado Joins Parade of States Granting Driver’s Licenses to the Undocumented

by Julianne Hing on June 6 2013, 3:12PM

It’s been a big year for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Report: Feds Lock Children in Adult Immigration Detention

Report: Feds Lock Children in Adult Immigration Detention

by on June 4 2013, 12:11PM

ICE has locked up more than 1,300 children in adult immigration detention centers in the last four years. Two were under 10-years-old. Hundreds were locked up for more than a month.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Watch Arianna Huffington Tell Former Obama Adviser That Record Deportations Are a 'Tragedy'

Watch Arianna Huffington Tell Former Obama Adviser That Record Deportations Are a ‘Tragedy’

by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 3:39PM

Huffington reminded the former Obama advisor that deporting someone means sending them back to a different country and separating them from their families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

by on June 3 2013, 11:54AM

Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Celebrities Don Fedoras to Push Immigration Reform

Celebrities Don Fedoras to Push Immigration Reform

by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 11:12AM

Photographer Albert Watson shoots portraits of celebrities wearing fedoras as part of a new campaign to promote immigration reform.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Connecticut to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Driving Licenses

Connecticut to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Driving Licenses

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 12:18PM

Connecticut is set to become the latest state to allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Novelist A.X. Ahmad's New Thriller

Novelist A.X. Ahmad’s New Thriller

by Rinku Sen on May 31 2013, 8:21AM

His new novel features an undocumented Sikh immigrant caught in a political thriller.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, Movement

Federal Judge Rules Sheriff Arpaio Guilty of Racial Profiling

Federal Judge Rules Sheriff Arpaio Guilty of Racial Profiling

by on May 28 2013, 9:45AM

A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Deported Parents Who Return Found Dead In Desert or Locked Up In Prison

Deported Parents Who Return Found Dead In Desert or Locked Up In Prison

by on May 22 2013, 11:00AM

As Congress considers immigration reform, hundreds of thousands of deportees are waiting to see if the bill will allow them to return. In the meantime, thousands of returning deportees are dying in the desert or ending up in federal prison.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Immigration Bill Leaps Forward, Heads to Full Senate

Immigration Bill Leaps Forward, Heads to Full Senate

by on May 22 2013, 7:15AM

The Judiciary Committee passed the bill without rights for LGBT couples, and with new visa provisions tech companies had demanded over labor’s opposition.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

On the Street: UndocuAsians Come Out [Photos]

On the Street: UndocuAsians Come Out [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on May 17 2013, 3:49PM

Asian-American undocumented youth share their stories in a bold social media project, and invite the community to share theirs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, /NOW

New York Times Recycles Same 'Racist Undertones' It Covers

New York Times Recycles Same ‘Racist Undertones’ It Covers

by on May 7 2013, 3:15PM

The paper of record’s A1 story could have been about how public policy pushes workers of color to the margins. Instead, it’s about an imagined battle between blacks and Latinos.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Another Flat-Earth Argument About Immigration's Economic Drain

Another Flat-Earth Argument About Immigration’s Economic Drain

by on May 7 2013, 9:00AM

The conservative think tank released a report yesterday to convince lawmakers that immigration reform costs too much. Its claims are mostly false, but they’ve worked before.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Immigration Reform

Los Angeles Times Drops 'Illegal Immigrant'

Los Angeles Times Drops ‘Illegal Immigrant’

by Jamilah King on May 2 2013, 9:50AM

The announcement comes after weeks of discussion at the paper.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Sierra Club Officially Endorses Immigration Reform

Sierra Club Officially Endorses Immigration Reform

by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2013, 3:14PM

The environmental organization now supports immigration reform.

Topics: Environment, Immigration, /NOW

Watch 70K People Tell The New York Times to Drop The I-Word Play

Watch 70K People Tell The New York Times to Drop The I-Word

by Jay Smooth on April 25 2013, 9:00AM

The Drop The I-Word team and a coalition of activists deliver 70,000 signatures to the New York Times.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

Will the Courts Block Deferred Action? Keep Calm and Apply For DACA

Will the Courts Block Deferred Action? Keep Calm and Apply For DACA

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 7:03PM

Experts say rest assured, “DACA is alive and well.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Calif. Bill That Allows Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Moves Forward

Calif. Bill That Allows Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Moves Forward

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 1:13PM

Under current law, if you don’t have a Social Security number, you can’t get a license to drive in California. But proposed legislation would change that.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hospitals Caught 'Deporting' Sick, Undocumented Immigrants [Video]

Hospitals Caught ‘Deporting’ Sick, Undocumented Immigrants [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 10:55AM

Hospitals trying to curb costs have chartered flights to send sick, uninsured, undocumented immigrants back to their home countries.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW