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Protest immigration raid vs. workers standing up for rights

Don't look now, but the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency may be back to its old tricks.

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Fear, then hope for an immigrant family

After the abduction of her mother by ICE Jan. 10, Erika Andiola got in touch with other immigrants' rights activists, and within hours a nationwide network was mobilized.

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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