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Filmmaker Raises Funds for 'NAMI,' a Story About Her Mother's Mourning

Filmmaker Raises Funds for ‘NAMI,’ a Story About Her Mother’s Mourning

by Aura Bogado on January 15 2014, 11:54AM

“NAMI” means waves in Japanese.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Immigrant Mom Juana Villegas, Shackled During Labor, Wins Lawsuit

Immigrant Mom Juana Villegas, Shackled During Labor, Wins Lawsuit

by Thoai Lu on May 2 2011, 8:45AM

Physicians have said that shackling pregnant moms during labor puts women and babies in danger. But only a handful of states agree.

Topics: Immigration

NY Domestic Workers Celebrate Historic Labor Win

NY Domestic Workers Celebrate Historic Labor Win

by Michelle Chen on September 1 2010, 11:04AM

It’s official: Gov. Paterson signed into law yesterday new rights for New York State’s domestic workers yesterday. Their movement may be a national model for reform.

Topics: Economy, On Gender

Women Detainees Sexually Abused as ICE Polices Itself

Women Detainees Sexually Abused as ICE Polices Itself

by Michelle Chen on August 25 2010, 10:28AM

Sexual abuse cases at a Texas detention facility reveals ICE’s failures to protect women.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

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