Vowing to defend the right to vote he had shed blood for decades ago, Rep. John Lewis drew a roaring cheer from the enormous crowd at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday.
The Republican leadership in the House has been threatening to use parliamentary tricks to stop a reform bill even if it has majority support.
The comments of Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, which stereotype undocumented immigrants as drug smugglers, have embarrassed his own Republican Party, yet are part of a larger anti-immigrant, racist agenda.
WASHINGTON - A top civil rights leader has restated the value of comprehensive immigration reform to all U.S. workers, documented and undocumented.
CHICAGO - Twelve undocumented Chicagoans were arrested May 29 as they blocked rush hour traffic to demand that President Obama stop deportations.
Getting an immigration bill out of the House may be harder than the Senate, mostly because the Republican tea partiers dominate there, and according to media reports, a major stumbling block may be access to health care.
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SAN FRANCISCO - Thousands of immigrants and their supporters marched across northern California May 1, calling for legalization of all undocumented immigrants, an end to deportations, reunification of families, labor rights and fair wages, and an end to human trafficking.
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Latinos have emerged as a progressive nationwide political bloc that no amount of right-wing posturing will let the Republicans capture in any significant numbers.