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Supreme Court urged to toss Ariz. immigration law

The nation's unions have joined the Obama administration in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB1070.

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"Holiday on ICE" is anything but, immigration lawyers charge

This hearing ignored the grim reality of the U.S. immigration detention system, which is marked by abuse.

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Judge declares Chicago Six “not guilty”

The six undocumented youth who were arrested last August - and charged with mob action and reckless conduct - were found not guilty.

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DREAM Act supporters speak out at Romney victory rally (with video)

Security proceeded aggressively to rip the protesters' posters from their hands; Romney, meanwhile, hesitated for a moment, listening to the shouts.

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“Unapologetic:” the Chicago Six in criminal court

Six undocumented students known as the Chicago Six returned to court after having been arrested during a protest against U.S. immigration policy.

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Lessons from East Haven for dignity, justice and respect

Hundreds of immigrants who live or work in East Haven were joined by union members, elected officials and supporters.

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Virginia Republicans go berserk with far-right bills

The Republicans have hit the ground running, with an extremist program of anti-labor, anti-immigrant and anti-choice bills.

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Over 300 pack White House Hispanic Summit in Ohio

The all-day event brought 18 representatives from nine federal departments for round-table discussions on many questions including immigration, jobs, education and entrepreneurship.

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Civil rights and labor leaders develop strategy to repeal anti-immigrant law

Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation.

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Fighting for immigrant rights in Alabama: a video interview

Last June Alabama passed one of the most draconian anti-immigrant laws in the country. Immigrant rights activists describe it as Arizona's bitter law on steroids.

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