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ACLU Calls for Investigation of 'Roving' Border Patrols

ACLU Calls for Investigation of ‘Roving’ Border Patrols

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 4:32PM

Following a settlement over ‘roving’ border patrols in Washington state, the ACLU is turning its attention to similar circumstances in Arizona.

Topics: /NOW

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

by Von Diaz on October 7 2013, 9:29AM

On Saturday CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ‘TRUST Act’ into law, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining immigrants who have not committed serious crimes.

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Undocumented Immigrant Awaits Supreme Court Decision on Becoming a Lawyer

Undocumented Immigrant Awaits Supreme Court Decision on Becoming a Lawyer

by Von Diaz on September 9 2013, 1:57PM

Sergio C. Garcia passed the California State Bar Exam in 2009, but when that license was revoked soon after he began fighting for the right to practice law.

Topics: /NOW

'No Papers, No Fear' Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

‘No Papers, No Fear’ Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

by Von Diaz on September 6 2013, 10:27AM

‘No Papers, No Fear’ organizers are fundraising to repair the Undocubus so they can get back on the road.

Topics: /NOW

Inside Out 11M Public Art Project Hits Miami

Inside Out 11M Public Art Project Hits Miami

by Von Diaz on September 3 2013, 3:08PM

11M draws attention to the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. through a participatory art project.

Topics: /NOW

41 Immigration Reform Activists Arrested in Washington DC

41 Immigration Reform Activists Arrested in Washington DC

by Von Diaz on August 2 2013, 10:52AM

While dozens of activists were arrested in the most recent act of civil disobedience for immigration reform, other advocates are mocking Rep. Steve King’s racist remarks by delivering cantaloupes and photographing their calves.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

by Seth Freed Wessler 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

Immigration Law and Disorder

by Michelle Chen on May 3 2010, 12:00PM

Cops around the country warn that they can’t control crime if they’ve got to hunt civil visa violations, too.

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The Rightward Drift of Immigration Reform

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 30 2010, 12:00PM

Harry Reid’s bill makes a bad framework worse. And it still won’t move.

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The Criminal Flaw in Obama’s
Immigration Vision

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 18 2010, 12:00PM

The White House says reform is coming soon. But real change demands Washington think much differently about how and why we’re deporting a record-high number of immigrants.

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Embracing My Undocumented
Immigrant Identity

by Alberto Ledesma on February 5 2010, 12:00PM

One Latino reflects on how he overcame his fears to find that the best use of his citizenship today is to speak against anti-immigrant attacks.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Hutto Closes: What’s Next?

by Leticia Miranda on October 29 2009, 12:00PM

Families are being shipped from the notorious Texas immigration detention center to a Pennsylvania facility.

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Homeland Security Pushes for Pass ID

by Leticia Miranda on September 29 2009, 12:00PM

Immigrant rights advocates say it’s no better than Real ID.

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Punishing Youth with Deportation

by Sara Campos on September 23 2009, 12:00PM

A San Francisco policy punishes already vulnerable immigrant students for life.

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The African Diaspora Dialogues

by Leticia Miranda on August 5 2009, 12:00PM

A new group tries to bridge the gap between Blacks born here and those arriving from Africa.

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Somali Americans Under Media Siege

by Michelle Chen on July 15 2009, 12:00PM

National headlines fall short of identifying how youth are marginalized in the United States.

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Last-Minute Lawmaking

by Leticia Miranda on May 6 2009, 12:00PM

The Bush administration bashed immigrants until the end.

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Joe Arpaio’s Newest Victim

by Valeria Fern�ndez on April 30 2009, 12:00PM

Maria Garcia had her arm broken in the Arizona sheriff’s jails. Now, other imprisoned immigrant women issue pleas for help.

Topics: Joe Arpaio

The State of Immigrant U.S.A.

by Daisy Hernandez on April 10 2009, 12:00PM

We map the country’s sanctuary cities, bans on driver’s licenses and where cops act as ICE officials.

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The War on Terror Fuels Racial Bullying

by Julianne Hing on March 17 2009, 12:00PM

Community advocates demand policy changes as Sikh kids face more violence.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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