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Immigration battle heats up in context of the elections

There is no immediate possibility of getting a humane immigration reform bill through the Republican-controlled Congress. 

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Author Junot Díaz talks immigration, white supremacy, and science fiction

Themes of his literature include the celebration of the Latin American/Caribbean diaspora, and the broken promises of immigration in America.

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Video: Immigration activists demand action to stop ICE crackdown on children

ICE OUT OF LA, a coalition of immigrant rights groups, responds to the recent raids on Central American Families.

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Activists denounce new wave of deportations of Central American refugees

People of conscience should immediately demand that these raids be stopped.

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Do elite boutiques insult immigrants, African Americans?

While boutiques may be known for elitistism, it's not uncommon for upscale stores to mishandle interactions with diverse customers.

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Immigrants descend on Supreme Court to back Obama’s executive order

If implemented, the executive order, issued by President Obama a year ago, would prevent families from being broken up.

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Millions of immigrants continue to wait for relief

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration.

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Today in history: Watching the School of the Americas for 25 years

Today, and for the rest of the weekend, School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will gather on its 25th anniversary.

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Paul Ryan promises the rightwing fringe he'll block immigration reform

Right wingers divert attention away from pro-billionaire policies that are the real cause of economic problems and inflame voters' fears.

 

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Senate rejects bill to discourage “sanctuary cities”

Democrats and one Republican yesterday blocked a bill that would have cut some federal funding from jurisdictions that have "sanctuary city" laws.

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