A recent Human Rights Watch report on California's neglect of children leaving foster care has gained considerable international coverage.
Immigrant rights groups are demanding that a talk-radio station in Columbus, Ohio, apologize for promoting a contest last week that dehumanizes immigrants.
Mexican human rights defenders are accusing the U.S. Border Patrol of beating, kicking and tasering a Mexican undocumented immigrant to death in San Diego, Calif.
A coalition of medical organizations has condemned Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, calling it a "step backwards for the health and well being of the nation."
PHOENIX -- It may have been Arizona's biggest demonstration ever.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It was 4 a.m. May 28 when the "Liberation Caravan" left from the Southwest Workers Union hall here in San Antonio to join anti-SB 1070 protesters in Arizona.
Gay, lesbian, civil rights groups and supporters say the move by Congress Thursday, May 27, toward ending the U.S. military's controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy was a historic step forward.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Almost seven decades after young Fred Korematsu was arrested for defying orders to relocate to an internment camp during World War II, the California Assembly last week passed a bill to recognize his Jan. 30 birthday as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties."
News commentator John Stossel, formerly of ABC News and now working for Fox, has called for the repeal of the Civil Rights Act barring business from discrimination.
WASHINGTON - As President Obama and President Calderon of Mexico held a press conference in the Rose Garden on immigration reform, another newsworthy event took place at an elementary school in nearby Silver Spring, Md.