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Immigrant rights activists step up fight in Utah

A group of young people with a group called "Cuentame" has taken the fight for immigrant rights to a whole new level.

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Texans face tough fights

With their two-thirds GOP majority in the Texas House, the right wing hopes to curtail the right of Texas workers to join unions.

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New immigration bill introduced in Senate

Senators Robert Menendez and Patrick Leahy have introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill, and some immigrant rights activists think there is a chance of getting it passed before January.

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Oct. 2 'One Nation' rally calls for jobs

Protesters rallied at the Lincoln Memorial Oct. 2 to cheer calls for jobs, union rights and a massive vote against corporate greed and hate in the Nov. 2 midterm elections.

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Civil liberties advocates slam pay-to-protest ruling

SAN ANTONIO - Progressive activists here are considering further action against a ruling by a three-judge appeals panel that the police department can selectively penalize free speech rights.

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DREAM Act vote nears in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and congressional Democrats plan to add legislation creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth in college or the military, as part of the $725 billion defense authorization bill.

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In wake of judge’s ruling, immigrant rights protests continue

Though the ruling was widely hailed as a victory by the immigrants' rights movement, protests and lobbying continue toward the goal of a comprehensive immigration reform.

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Progressive center machine-gunned

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Southwest Workers Union's living quarters was sprayed with semi-automatic rifle fire July 11, leaving a 23-year-old intern in critical condition.

Cheers for our side!

Cheers and jeers: Frogs and workers? Texas turning blue? Republicans going Green? Obama a Communist? and more.

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Sacramento votes to boycott Arizona

California's capital city last week joined a growing movement to boycott Arizona until its anti-immigrant law SB 1070 is repealed.

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