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People’s World media forum talks immigrant rights

"If we are going to advance the rights of all workers we must not let immigration be a wedge to pit worker against worker."

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Immigrants, lawmakers seek probe of Border Patrol

Alarmed by reports of profiling at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents, immigrant advocate groups and 11 members of Congress have asked the GAO to audit Border Patrol practices.

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13,000 jam Navy Pier to gain legal status

On Aug. 15, Navy Pier here transformed into New York's Ellis Island - instead of seeing the Statue of Liberty welcome them, it was the Chicago skyline.

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Activists applaud Obama, renew push for DREAM Act

Undocumented young people - the DREAMers - see the president's move as a result of their more than two years of organizing.

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Obama ends threat of deportation for one million

President Obama today issued a sweeping new directive stopping in its tracks the possible deportation of as many as one million young immigrants.

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NATO-week protesters demand end to deportations

CHICAGO - In the lead up to anti-NATO protests, immigrant rights activists  marched on the Immigration Court here May 15 to demand a halt to detentions and deportations of undocumented immigrants and their families.

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Hundreds continue Selma-Montgomery march across Alabama

In addition to shining a light on current day attacks on voting rights, immigrant rights and workers rights. marchers yesterday added the fight for universal public education to their agenda.

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Freedom is a constant struggle: Birmingham's MLK march (with video)

Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

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Cinco de Mayo upsurge in heart of Texas

If the size of Mexican holidays can be measured by what happened in this suburb of Dallas on April 30, then we are going to see some real upsurge!

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Texas May Day includes immigration reform

DALLAS - Young radicals celebrated International Labor Day here with a march through downtown.

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