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Calif. Republican faces sharp challenge

California's 3rd congressional district is emerging as one place where an incumbent Republican is on shaky ground in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.

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DREAM Act vote nears in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and congressional Democrats plan to add legislation creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth in college or the military, as part of the $725 billion defense authorization bill.

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NAACP takes lead on Oct. 2 jobs march

Mobilization is under way for a massive national march and rally Oct. 2 in Washington, to demand jobs, immigration reform and funding for education and health care.

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An eagle’s eye approach to immigration reform

Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.

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Women’s movement energized at national meet

BOSTON - National Organization for Women President Terry O'Neill challenged feminist activists to block new attacks on Social Security and abortion rights, and elect women who will fight for women.

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Mural in Arizona town sparks racist remarks

A local politician in Prescott, Ariz., who recently mocked an elementary mural featuring minority students was fired from his radio talk show and now faces a mounting recall campaign due to his remarks that critics say were racist.

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Legalizing undocumented immigrants would boost economy

The legalization of the 11 to 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States could raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of this country by $1.5 trillion over 10 years

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Clergy: Our country needs immigration reform

National religious leaders have announced a new mobilization that will deliver over 100,000 postcards to members of Congress urging them to pass immigration reform.

Immigration raises wages of U.S.-born workers, study shows

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute takes on the idea that immigration is causing a drop in wages of U.S.-born workers.

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Text messages warn Arizona activists of sweeps

Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be a smart man, but that doesn't stop human rights activists from outsmarting him.

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