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Colorlines.com’s Seth Freed Wessler Accepts 2012 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism

by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 11:15AM

The Hillman Prize is a journalism awarded annually to “journalists, writers and public figures who pursue social justice and public policy for the common good.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Gunmen Ambush and Kill Two Immigrants in Arizona

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2012, 3:07PM

Two people were killed on Sunday night by “an unknown number of subjects in camouflage clothing armed with rifles” that ambushed a truck carrying undocumented immigrants near the U.S.- Mexico border.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Deportation Video Wins White House Contest, But Disappears

Deportation Video Wins White House Contest, But Disappears

by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2012, 5:01PM

The Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders office received over 200 submissions and narrowed it down to 11 videos the public could vote on. But the video with the most votes was ignored in the end.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

ICE Finally Gives Congress Data on Number of Parents Deported

by Jorge Rivas on March 30 2012, 4:16PM

But Colorlines.com had it months ago in “Shattered Families.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2012, 9:52AM

A former case manager at a shelter for undocumented youth caught crossing the border by themselves is being accused of sexually abusing six teenagers while he was supervising calls they made to relatives in Central America.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Obama Will Cut 287(g) to Expand Secure Communities in 2013

Obama Will Cut 287(g) to Expand Secure Communities in 2013

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 6:31PM

Homeland Security is set to end the controversial 287(g) program.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Would it Cost to Deport All Undocumented Immigrants? $285 Billion

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 2:09PM

Business Insider has gathered data from both ICE and third party reports and estimates a mass deportation campaign over five years would cost $285 billion.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Family Detention Could Return to Texas

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 1:01PM

In 2009, the federal government stopped detaining families in Texas and cancelled plans to build new family detention facilities as advocates made clear that the practice was inhumane.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Just One in Six Deportations Cancelled in Obama’s Pilot Review

by Jorge Rivas on January 20 2012, 5:05PM

The pilot deportation review Obama ordered last year in Denver is done. 7,900 cases reviewed, and 1,300 people had their deportation cases dropped.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Maricopa County Protest Calls for Arpaio's Arrest [Pictures]

Maricopa County Protest Calls for Arpaio’s Arrest [Pictures]

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2012, 6:40PM

On Friday, the Puente Movement launched “Arrest Arpaio Not the People,” a campaign which seeks to get Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrested and charged with criminal offenses.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Missouri Wants to Make Public Schools Check Immigration Statuses

by Jorge Rivas on January 13 2012, 2:59PM

Missouri could be the next battleground in a nationwide fight over tougher immigration laws.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Mexican Migration to the United States Has Hit a Net Zero

by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2012, 4:50PM

Mexican migrant apprehensions at the border hit their lowest levels in seventeen years.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Cecilia Muñoz, Obama's Liaison to Latinos, Gets a Big Promotion

Cecilia Muñoz, Obama’s Liaison to Latinos, Gets a Big Promotion

by Jorge Rivas on January 10 2012, 3:20PM

Some civil right groups are praising the move but Muñoz also faces criticism because of the Obama administration’s record number of deportations.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

ICE Agent During Search: 'The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls'

ICE Agent During Search: ‘The Warrant is Coming Out of My Balls’

by Jorge Rivas on October 26 2011, 12:09PM

The ACLU alleges that ICE’s tactics are growing dirtier by the day.

Topics: Immigration

Blocked! Court Grants Emergency Stay on Key Parts of Alabama Law

Blocked! Court Grants Emergency Stay on Key Parts of Alabama Law

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2011, 4:19PM

An appeals court today put brakes on the portion of Alabama’s harsh new immigration law that mandated public schools track students’ immigration status. Two weeks after the law went into effect, reports are mounting of kids avoiding school.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

Judge Puts Alabama's New Anti-Immigrant Law on Hold

Judge Puts Alabama’s New Anti-Immigrant Law on Hold

by Jorge Rivas on August 29 2011, 3:38PM

The law is said by many to be the harshest in a string of harsh policies directed at undocumented immigrants to sweep the country.

Topics: Immigration

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