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Marine's father deported week after Afghanistan deployment

A young Marine from Oak Cliff found out, a week after being deployed to Afghanistan, that his father had been deported to Mexico!

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Top Romney pal compares immigrants to dogs

This weekend, Mitt Romney endorsed Republican Rep. Steve King for reelection Nov. 6, calling him a "partner in DC."  King has taken the most extreme right-wing positions on almost every issue.

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Court bars much of Georgia and Alabama anti-immigrant laws

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit found that a section of Alabama's law interferes with children's constitutional right to education.

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DREAMers end sit-in at Obama office

Chants of "Undocumented, unafraid!" continued for several minutes as the strikers greeted and hugged those in the crowd.

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Immigrant rights activists say keep families together

Vargas, the father of four U.S. citizen children, has led a crime free life but now sits in a Monroe County jail.

Service Employees sue South Carolina over anti-immigrant law

Once again, the Service Employees have joined a private lawsuit, and supported an Obama administration lawsuit, challenging anti-immigrant laws.

Immigrant and labor rights bills become law in California

Among bills signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown recently were a measure to let undocumented college students apply for publicly funded scholarships and another to strengthen labor protections for farm workers.

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U.S. Senate apologizes for Chinese Exclusion Act

It's been 129 years since the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was passed, but the Oct. 6 Senate resolution apologizing for it was welcomed nonetheless.

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Jerry Brown signs Calif. Dream Act, part I

Tthe first phase of the California Dream Act, signed July 25, makes it possible for undocumented college students to apply for privately funded scholarships administered through the state's university and community college systems.

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Reclaiming May Day: Milwaukee 2011 (with video)

Milwaukee May Day 2011 marks another important turning point for labor.

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