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What next for immigration reform legislation?

What is clear is that the immigrant rights movement is facing the fight of its life.

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Stop and Frisk: What Mayor Bloomberg really thinks

Mayor Bloomberg tried to defend his position supporting the NYPD's massive stop-and-frisk program directed against minority youth.

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Ohioans “chain” Cleveland Public Square to protest Social Security cuts

The 150 participants came from Toledo, Canton, Akron, Columbus, Ashtabula, and even Pittsburgh, as well as Cleveland. They were part of at least 45 "human chain" protests around the country.

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Dallas rally says “Restore the Fourth”

More than 100 people celebrated the 4th of July here by demanding an end to U.S. government spying on its citizens.

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St. Louis says "Si Se Puede" for immigration reform

"We all come from somewhere else. Immigrants are a part of the fabric of America."

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Supporters urge passage of “way overdue” immigration reform

"The sky didn't fall when I won my legal status during the last immigration reform of 1986 and the sky will not fall when we pass this immigration reform."

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Social Security supporters form human chains in 45 cities

Social Security advocates formed human chains in at least 45 cities from coast to coast yesterday to protest the "chained CPI."

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Wildfire cuts path of death and destruction through Arizona

The fire in Yarnell, Arizona, claimed the lives of 19 firefighters, burned 8,374 acres, and laid waste to hundreds of homes. And more firefighters are currently risking their lives to tame this blaze .

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North Carolina crowd roars at governor: "Wrong! Wrong! Wrong!!"

Nearly 5,000 protesters at a "Moral Monday" rally roared disapproval of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's decision to terminate federal jobless benefits.

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Hyatt workers win big concessions, global boycott to end

Unite Here, representing hospitality workers, has reached a deal with Hyatt Hotels, ending a four-year bitter battle involving protests, strikes, civil disobedience and a global boycott against the chain.

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