From at least 1997-2010, nearly 150 women were found to be sterilized while in prison,.
In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.
The White House warned Republican lawmakers not to block a comprehensive immigration reform bill just to appease "far-right" conservatives.
The community gathered to celebrate Juneteenth and to honor more than a dozen people from the neighborhood whose everyday activities make all the difference.
Thousands of inmates July 8 renewed a hunger strike begun in 2011 to protest prison practices they say amount to torture.
Six years ago, Evelyn Rivera saw her mother hauled away to jail and deported before her very eyes. This week, she marched on Washington to get her mother back.
What is clear is that the immigrant rights movement is facing the fight of its life.
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.
More than 100 people celebrated the 4th of July here by demanding an end to U.S. government spying on its citizens.
"We all come from somewhere else. Immigrants are a part of the fabric of America."