ORLANDO, Fla.--Immigrants, their brothers and sisters in labor and other progressive forces converged here on Oct. 29 for a protest demanding a path to citizenship for America's 11 million undocumented immigrants and an end to the deportations that have torn apart tens of thousands of immigrant families.
Yesterday, a bus filled with dozens of immigrants en route to deportation ran into an unexpected roadblock: a group of undocumented activists and allies.
Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.
CHICAGO - Twelve undocumented Chicagoans were arrested May 29 as they blocked rush hour traffic to demand that President Obama stop deportations.
Providing a path to eventual citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers "is a worthy #1 goal" of proposed immigration reform legislation.
New detainer policy is a positive step, but serious Constitutional problems still remain.
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general released a report last week criticizing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's controversial 287(g) program, which gives state and local law enforcement agencies authority to enforce immigration laws.
Up to 1,000 foreign born veterans, permanent residents, but not yet citizens are sitting in 350 detention centers across the country awaiting deportation.