Well over 100,000 rallied May 1 in more than 100 communities, a massive outpouring fueled by outrage over Arizona's viciously anti-immigrant SB 1070.
It was an overflow crowd with inspiring presentations and music at the People's Center in New Haven, CT on April 25 for the People's World/Mundo Popular Newsmaker Awards.
From law enforcement to the president, opposition to Arizona's anti-immigrant law grows. Hundreds of immigrant rights activists staged civil disobedience protests and vigils at Arizona's Capitol opposing the measure.
WASHINGTON -- On the first really warm day here in Washington D.C., March 21, after a winter of record-breaking cold and snow, the National Mall saw the largest immigrant rights demonstration since the mega marches of 2006.
The U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement agencies in northwest Ohio restrain and interrogate Latinos about their immigration status based solely on their Hispanic appearance, a lawsuit filed by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee charges.
National Latino civil rights advocates, labor leaders and immigrant rights supporters say comprehensive immigration reform remains a bipartisan effort despite Tuesday's election results.
Immigrant workers, joined by labor, clergy and civil rights groups, launched a national campaign for immigration reform last week with over 100 vigils, rallies and press events.
The Communist Party USA is celebrating its 90th anniversary. During the past nine decades it has been in the vanguard of the movement for progressive social change. Beginning in the 1920s, Communists have played central roles in the labor, civil rights and immigrant rights movements.
Responding to calls by unions, members of Congress and others, Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano said Haitian undocumented immigrants would be given temporary protected status for 18 months. But others who try to come without papers would be deported.
PHOENIX - United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta and singer Linda Ronstadt were among more than 20,000 people who marched to protest "out-of-control" Sheriff Joe Arpaio.