The South Central Neighborhood Council joined other groups calling for an end to the impoundment of unlicensed drivers' cars at traffic stops, charging that the practice targets poor, minority and immigrant communities.
The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the close vote on the DREAM Act are milestones in the continuing struggle to expand democracy and equality in America.
DREAM Act supporters, both in Congress and at the grassroots, vowed to continue the fight for justice.
After going up to 40 days without food to show their determination to get the DREAM Act passed, strikers will take their first meal at the United Methodist Church.
The Obama administration stepped up its campaign to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act.
According to demographers, city planners and others, in order to replace an aging workforce, the U.S. desperately needs more immigrants, and they need access to quality education.
The U.S. Senate voted to table its version of the DREAM Act Dec. 9, in order to consider the version passed by the House the day before. Supporters say the House vote was historic and a longtime coming because this is the first time the decade-old measure has ever passed in either chamber.
Oakland is set to offer all residents, including undocumented immigrants, ID/ATM debit cards.
Sixteen people on hunger strike, and supporters around the country, are continuing to push for passage of the DREAM Act.
Protestors staging a sti-in at a Texas senator's office were arrested and held for hours.