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Immigration

DREAMer Leaves U.S. by Choice, Ends Up at Harvard

DREAMer Leaves U.S. by Choice, Ends Up at Harvard

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2014, 7:00AM

Berenice Villegas left because the U.S. didn’t want her—but was then welcomed back.

Topics: Immigration

Video: Immigration Policy Harms U.S. Citizens, Too

Video: Immigration Policy Harms U.S. Citizens, Too

by Aura Bogado on April 18 2014, 10:59AM

The citizen son of undocumented immigrants explains what’s at stake for mixed-status families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Risking Arrest for Her Mom

Risking Arrest for Her Mom

by Carla Murphy on April 11 2014, 3:47PM

Despite opposition, one Latina keeps pushing for immigration reform

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hunger Striking at the White House

Hunger Striking at the White House

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2014, 4:19PM

The strike against immigrant detentions and deportations will continue indefinitely.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

by Aura Bogado on March 26 2014, 10:57AM

Many remain skeptical that immigration enforcement will change.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

by Aura Bogado on March 24 2014, 4:32PM

The seven were arrested.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on March 20 2014, 7:00AM

Detainees in Texas are now joining those in Washington hunger striking for justice.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done ‘More Humanely’

by Aura Bogado on March 14 2014, 12:22PM

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, /NOW

Alex Sink Fails to Turn Up Voters of Color in Florida ... Again

Alex Sink Fails to Turn Up Voters of Color in Florida … Again

by Brentin Mock on March 13 2014, 8:05AM

Alex Sink just can’t get the vote out for black and brown Floridians.

Topics: Voting Rights, Immigration, Politics, Politics

DACA Renewal Will Be Expensive and Confusing

DACA Renewal Will Be Expensive and Confusing

by Aura Bogado on March 12 2014, 7:00AM

The quick part of an easy fix is running out.

Topics: Immigration

Border Patrol Use of Force Rules: Shooting at Rock-Throwers Still OK

Border Patrol Use of Force Rules: Shooting at Rock-Throwers Still OK

by Julianne Hing on March 10 2014, 2:31PM

The guidelines come after years of criticism of Border Patrol officers’ deadly shootings along the border.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Watch DREAMers Come Back Home

Watch DREAMers Come Back Home

by Aura Bogado on March 10 2014, 2:07PM

Two live streams are airing both sides of another historic border crossing.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigration Activist Disrupts Obama Speech in Connecticut

Immigration Activist Disrupts Obama Speech in Connecticut

by Von Diaz on March 6 2014, 4:39PM

The minimum wage increase is no distraction to some immigration reform advocates.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

How the U.S. Deported One of Its Own Citizens

How the U.S. Deported One of Its Own Citizens

by Aura Bogado on March 4 2014, 10:10AM

And how it could happen to you.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

Attacks, Arrests and Deportation for Immigrant Hunger Strikers

by Aura Bogado on February 26 2014, 4:38PM

Jaime Valdez was deported in the middle of the night, as he entered his ninth day of a hunger strike.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainee Mom Hospitalized While on Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on February 25 2014, 4:56PM

Anselma López was taken to the ER Monday evening.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Moral March' in North Carolina Draws Thousands

‘Moral March’ in North Carolina Draws Thousands

by Brentin Mock on February 10 2014, 10:30AM

The Moral March in N. Carolina this weekend touched hearts and nerves, with tens of thousands showing up for justice.

Topics: Voting Rights, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Immigration, Politics, Politics, Schools & Youth

In Immigration Court, a Family's Fate Decided in Seven Minutes

In Immigration Court, a Family’s Fate Decided in Seven Minutes

by Julianne Hing on February 4 2014, 1:45PM

Take a glimpse inside one judge’s courtroom.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Extorted, Detained and Deported

Extorted, Detained and Deported

by Aura Bogado on February 3 2014, 7:00AM

After being extorted on the job, a deported waste management worker is fighting to return to the United States—and winning.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

Kansas Legislator Attempts Alabama HB 56 Redux with Bill to Track Undocumented Students

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2014, 1:27PM

Kansas state Rep. Allan Rothlisberg wants to know how much money his state is spending to educate undocumented students.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth