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La Raza conference: Overturn Arizona law

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Some 30,000 participants turned out for the National Council of La Raza annual conference here last weekend, where a major focus was Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 law.

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Gov’t spying on citizens? ACLU map shows Bush years full of it

Despite what anti-Obama conspiracy theorists, tea partiers and other various anti-government groups say, government political spying was rampant during the Bush-Cheney years.

Supreme Court ruling seen as threat to Bill of Rights

A Supreme Court ruling may threaten rights of speech and association that had been considered firm since the failed McCarthy-era prosecution of Communist Party members.

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Revisiting Manzanar

This spring I joined a pilgrimage to the place where I was incarcerated with my family and thousands of others almost 70 years ago, and wondered: could it happen again?

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Calif. Assembly honors Japanese American civil liberties fighter

OAKLAND, Calif. - Almost seven decades after young Fred Korematsu was arrested for defying orders to relocate to an internment camp during World War II, the California Assembly last week passed a bill to recognize his Jan. 30 birthday as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties."

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At California’s Capitol, panel sheds light on immigration issues

SACRAMENTO - The California State Capitol was the site of a unique conference on immigration reform, with testimony on Arizona's new law, NAFTA, and problems of students and workers.

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Vigil marks police slaying of farmworker

WOODLAND, Calif. - On a highway overpass here, a vigil marked the anniversary of the police killing in broad daylight of a young immigrant farmworker.

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Wave of opposition builds against Arizona law

On Thursday major civil liberties groups announced they will challenge the controversial law in court, and protests mount nationwide.

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Obama nominee could shape Supreme Court for decades

Obama told reporters he would look for a candidate with qualities similar to Stevens, a Republican who became a liberal on the court.

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Senators float biometric ID for immigration reform

Sens.  Graham and Schumer consider biometric IDs for workers as central to immigration reform.

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