Opinion

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After Arizona

The ruling sends a signal to the right wing and lawmakers in Arizona, Alabama and elsewhere that state laws, recently put on the books for racist and political reasons across this country, are unconstitutional.

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Alabama's racism

Alabama approved the racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Hispanic law HB56. The law, passed by the GOP legislature and pushed through by the GOP governor, cries out for a nationwide counterattack.

GOP's empty rhetoric on Obama's immigration record

A record 400,000 people are being deported each year under Obama, who took a minor step to protect immigrants. Now Republicans are accusing him of treason.

 

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Environmental assault disguised as border security

How does waiving the Endangered Species Act in Glacier National Park help secure the border?

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Alabama is no "sweet home"

The terror of immigration enforcement is now in effect in the Alabama classroom, and it's traumatizing the most vulnerable members of our society, our children.

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Columbus Day questions

On this Columbus Day, let's consider the discrepancy between how newcomers are celebrated in our history but ostracized in our society.

 

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MIA: Obama's new common-sense immigration policy

I learned the hard way that Immigration and Customs Enforcement field offices are actually becoming even more ruthless than before.

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Powerful new films take up immigration

With the world facing increased poverty as the rich get richer, filmmakers are examining the ramifications of shifting populations.

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Film traces historic period of immigrant rights struggle

The film begins with immigrant rights activist Elvira Arellano recalling the day immigration officials raided her home in 2002.

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