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Immigration Officials Still Can't Make Up Their Minds

Immigration Officials Still Can’t Make Up Their Minds

by on November 22 2010, 2:19PM

Officials keep telling different sides of the same story.

Topics: Immigration

The Real Election Story is in the States--and It's Not a Happy Tale

The Real Election Story is in the States—and It’s Not a Happy Tale

by on November 22 2010, 10:52AM

With budgets already in crisis, public programs face a bleak future.

Topics: Election: Now What?, Wisconsin

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Introducing “9500 Liberty”—and the Power of Language

by on November 18 2010, 12:17PM

Get this documentary, hold a watch party and share the lesson of why it’s crucial we all pledge to Drop the I-Word. Sign the pledge today!

Topics: Drop the I-Word

Another Dismal Record: 50 Million Went Hungry in 2009

Another Dismal Record: 50 Million Went Hungry in 2009

by on November 16 2010, 11:41AM

Food stamps helped significantly, but Congress is busy cutting funding for them.

Topics: Economy

DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

DREAM Activists Stage Hunger Strike To Gain GOP Support

by on November 15 2010, 4:15PM

In San Francisco, San Antonio, and on Capitol Hill, the stakes have gotten considerably higher.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Report: White Anxiety Fuels Anti-Immigrant Laws

Report: White Anxiety Fuels Anti-Immigrant Laws

by on November 12 2010, 2:47PM

Fresh evidence that fear of demographic change is at the core of the deepening attacks on immigrants.

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Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

Former President Bush Sidesteps Park51 Debate

by on November 10 2010, 3:53PM

Says that today’s debate is driven by “a few loud voices.” But not his, of course.

Topics: Media, National Security

Arlington Officials End Fight Over Federal Deportation Program

Arlington Officials End Fight Over Federal Deportation Program

by on November 9 2010, 10:00AM

Meanwhile, federal officials continue to send mixed signals.

Topics: Immigration

Advocates Call Oklahoma's Sharia Law Ban Unconsitutional

Advocates Call Oklahoma’s Sharia Law Ban Unconsitutional

by on November 8 2010, 1:47PM

Because, you know, Islamic extremism in America’s Bible Belt is simply out of hand.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Advocates Push for Clarity on Federal Deportation Law

Advocates Push for Clarity on Federal Deportation Law

by on October 29 2010, 4:18PM

Can counties opt out of Secure Communities or not? Next week, they’ll know.

Topics: Immigration

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

NPR Investigation: Private Prison Companies Helped Write SB 1070

by on October 28 2010, 1:00PM

Industry saw model bill to create “enhanced opportunities” for driving profits.

Topics: ALEC, Criminal Justice, Immigration

Ellison Responds as Tea Party Big Repeats Anti-Muslim Attack

Ellison Responds as Tea Party Big Repeats Anti-Muslim Attack

by on October 28 2010, 12:32PM

Tea party leader answers critics of his bigoted attack on Rep. Ellison with still more bigotry.

Topics: 2010 Elections

The Decisions We'll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

The Decisions We’ll Pass to the Congress We Elect Next Week

by on October 27 2010, 4:25PM

An exhaustive tally of choices our new representatives will make for us when they get to Washington.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Tea Party Leader: Target Rep. Ellison Because He's Muslim

Tea Party Leader: Target Rep. Ellison Because He’s Muslim

by on October 26 2010, 2:08PM

Still more proof that it’s a racist organization (and the sky is blue).

Topics: 2010 Elections

Yup, the Tea Party's Racist, Study Finds (But It's Not Alone)

Yup, the Tea Party’s Racist, Study Finds (But It’s Not Alone)

by on October 26 2010, 10:54AM

Implicitly white supremacist politics are more ubiquitous now than they’ve been in a generation.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

Feds Deport Immigrants for Meeting Civic Ideal Citizens Ignore

by on October 19 2010, 5:45PM

And conservatives latch onto it as belated proof of their long-standing claims of voter fraud.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration, Politics

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

by on October 19 2010, 10:47AM

A watchdog’s suit is jarring open the once hidden, unregulated world of online surveillance.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Next on Arizona's List? Revoke Birthright Citizenship

Next on Arizona’s List? Revoke Birthright Citizenship

by on October 18 2010, 1:10PM

State Senator Russell Pearce plans to introduce a new wacky bill in January.

Topics: Immigration

Advocates Prep for Next Round of Bruising Jobless Benefits Fight

Advocates Prep for Next Round of Bruising Jobless Benefits Fight

by on October 15 2010, 12:12PM

After lawmakers finish talking about unemployed on the stump, they’ve got just two weeks to help them.

Topics: Economy

Watchdogs Flag GOP and Tea Party Voter Suppression Tactics

Watchdogs Flag GOP and Tea Party Voter Suppression Tactics

by on October 15 2010, 10:54AM

Illinois GOP targets Chicago’s black neighborhoods.

Topics: 2010 Elections