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L.A. faith-based leaders arrested in protest against deportations

"I chose to get arrested during Holy Week because too many of our immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters are suffering."

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Immigrants in Texas: ICE detention center is “the dog pound”

Yanira Lopez Lucas and her children are among the Central American refugees who have made the dangerous journey across the border to escape violence and turmoil.

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Beyond deportation: Fixing a broken system, filing a federal suit

Ending detentions and mass deportations will require political courage and action from whoever is elected. 

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Administration deports immigrant families

Men, women and children who entered the U.S. without papers during the past two years had fled the deadly violence and drought plaguing Central American countries.

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NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

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Latino organizations demand NBC cut ties with Trump

Actions over GOP candidate Donald Trump's repugnant comments regarding Mexican immigrants and, by extension, Mexican-Americans.

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High school students protest gross inequalities in sports programs

Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."

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Today in women's history: Social reformer Lillian Wald born in 1867

Founder of the Henry Street Settlement House in Lower Manhattan, Lillian Wald was born March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati to a family of German Jewish professionals.

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Republicans step up their attacks on immigrants

After the Republican majority was elected, Richard Trumka warned its defunding proposal "would further exploit and force our community members to continue to live and work in fear."

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Law center for Muslims to challenge presumption of guilt

The new law center is specifically for Muslims in the United States facing constitutional and civil rights violations.

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