As a Washington state senator, Jayapal championed protections for immigrants and minorities and voting rights for all, and for a raise in the state minimum wage.
Government agents raided a neighborhood location where immigrant workers gather, forcing a group of laborers to submit to searches.
Sunday is the day for families to meet through the border wall. The couple had come to see their daughter, Florita Galvez.
This mini-documentary from the People's World shows how one family's hopes for finding permanent refuge in the United States may be in jeopardy.
Educational pioneer Yung Wing (1828-1912) worked to bridge cultural gaps between the U.S. and China.
"I chose to get arrested during Holy Week because too many of our immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters are suffering."
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.
Ending detentions and mass deportations will require political courage and action from whoever is elected.
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.
NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.