Community forum targets "Secure Communities"

Concern is rising rapidly among immigrant communities and civil liberties advocates as law enforcement agencies step up sharing of personal information.


New federal immigration policy a step forward, supporters say

Last week the Obama administration announced it would suspend deportation proceeding against thousands of undocumented immigrants that pose no serious threat to national security or public safety.


Alabama’s immigration law is hateful and racist, say opponents

Several groups recently joined an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit challenging Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB-56.


Family reunited in rare immigration victory

In Chicago, a rare victory was celebrated by immigrant rights supporters when a Polish woman was finally reunited with her family after the U.S. deported her four years ago.


Obama administration sues Alabama over anti-immigrant law

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama's new anti-immigrant law, which officials argue conflicts with federal immigration policy.


Immigrant rights leaders demand accountability, not “whitewash”

Even though officers in tinted-glass SUVs surrounded the Hope of Detroit Academy elementary school, playground and adjacent church, ICE's investigation found no wrongdoing.


Illinois governor signs state DREAM Act into law

In a packed auditorium at the Benito Juarez high school, hundreds of elected officials, students, community leaders and immigrant rights supporters watched as Gov. Pat Quinn signed the Illinois DREAM Act into law.