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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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AFL-CIO's Gebre pulls for immigrant voters in Denver

He stressed that Latinos, who make up 14 percent of the eligible voters in the state, were very powerful in determining the outcome of the election.

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Labor journalist blames U.S. policy for child immigrant crisis

U.S. policies for decades forced kids and many of their parents to flee, because the U.S. made Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador dangerous places.

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