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“Dreamers” descend upon House to demand immigration reform

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.

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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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U.S. Supreme Court sends affirmative action case back to lower court

Fisher v. the University of Texas was a challenge to that school's affirmative action policy by Abigail Fisher, whose application for admission was turned down.

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Immigration: The multiple dangers of the “SAFE” Act

The SAFE Act has harsh features including criminalizing, at the misdemeanor level, the mere act of being in the country without authorization.

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Immigration debate begins in Senate as calls to end deportations grow

 President Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the U.S. without documents a chance at citizenship.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of racial profiling

The ruling comes following a three-week trial in July and August over a pattern of unlawful practices by Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on immigration sweeps and traffic stops.

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Will Texas turn blue?

San Antonians might say, for certain, that Texas is "turning blue."

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Support grows for immigration reform, end to deportations

In spite of efforts to play African-Americans and Latino immigrants against each other, support for immigration reform is solid within the African-American community.

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Today in labor history: Cesar Chavez died

Cesar Chavez was the founder and leader of the United Farm Workers union. The UFW  achieved the nation's first industry-wide farm labor contracts.

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Video: Protest targets senator as immigration bill progresses

Among the 11 million undocumented immigrants are 1.4 million Koreans who suffer many of the same low paid jobs, fear of deportation, as their Latino counterparts. 

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