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.
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.
Five immigrant youth wearing graduation caps and gowns staged a peaceful sit-in Monday at the Tucson, Ariz., offices of Republican Sen. John McCain urging him to sponsor legislation that would open a path to legalization for undocumented youth.
In response to Arizona's anti-immgrant law, Major League Baseball players and fans say they plan to boycott the 2011 All-Star Game, scheduled for Phoenix.
Well over 100,000 rallied May 1 in more than 100 communities, a massive outpouring fueled by outrage over Arizona's viciously anti-immigrant SB 1070.
It was an overflow crowd with inspiring presentations and music at the People's Center in New Haven, CT on April 25 for the People's World/Mundo Popular Newsmaker Awards.
From law enforcement to the president, opposition to Arizona's anti-immigrant law grows. Hundreds of immigrant rights activists staged civil disobedience protests and vigils at Arizona's Capitol opposing the measure.
WASHINGTON -- On the first really warm day here in Washington D.C., March 21, after a winter of record-breaking cold and snow, the National Mall saw the largest immigrant rights demonstration since the mega marches of 2006.