New research finds that immigrant communities keep federal health care programs afloat. The data strikes a heavy blow to conservatives who say the U.S. can’t afford immigration reform.
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that he and his deputies engage in illegal racial profiling.
A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.
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.
The Judiciary Committee passed the bill without rights for LGBT couples, and with new visa provisions tech companies had demanded over labor’s opposition.
An NYPD informant who was part of the city’s Muslim spying program says the police told him to use a tactic called “create and capture” to start and record conversations about terrorism.
The Judiciary Committee started a long week of immigration reform markup with a series of amendments to protect the rights of detained and deported immigrants.
Jason Richwine’s dissertation claiming that immigrants of color have low IQs discredited his Heritage Foundation research on immigration reform. Now, Harvard students are asking why the thesis was ever approved.
New York State’s attorney general is investigating claims of widespread wage violations by NYC’s fast food restaurants.
Hundreds fast food and retail workers are on strike in Milwaukee. The city was once a hub for black manufacturing jobs and now faces staggering racial disparities in employment.
The Senate Juditiary Committee agreed to amend the immigration reform bill to limit practices that send deportees to dangerous spots on the border and separate family members who migrate together.
Immigration reform advocates are calling on President Obama to stop deportations of people who would become eligible for a path to citizenship under the Senate immigration bill.
Detroit became the fourth city in recent weeks where fast food restaurant workers went on strike to demand higher wages.
As it’s amended the immigration reform bill will move to the right. How far is yet to be seen.
Fast food workers in St. Louis went on strike today to demand raises and the right to organize. They join a national trend of low-wage and service sector workers demanding better jobs.
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.
A new poll finds that nearly half of Latinos and 70 percent of undocumented immigrants say they’re unlikely to call the cops if they’re the victim of a crime out of fear of immigration enforcement.
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.