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Immigration activists arrested at civil rights meet

The protest, organized by United We Dream, was to "protect Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of civil rights for all, including the immigrant community."

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Immigrant families demand an immediate end to deportations

Fed up with seeing loved ones deported and families and communities broken up, 11 undocumented immigrants and their supporters were arrested after blocking an intersection.

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Dallas coalition holds action day for immigration reform

Pueblo Sin Fronteras, an immigrant rights group, and the Texas Organizing Project, which gets into any and all community issues, sponsored the activity, but the Dallas AFL-CIO banner was front and center.

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Ohio, the other border

Every Tuesday night in Painesville, Ohio, immigrants with a common denominator meet at a converted church: they are protagonists or collateral damage in the government's deportation machine.

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Fast for families activists demand Cantor support immigration reform

On February 24, two buses, one with a northern route, the other covering the south departed from Los Angeles. to visit 70 cities, ending up in Washington on April 9.

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Scores arrested in Albany budget protest

The chants of advocates for affordable housing, the Dream Act, anti-fracking and more echoed throughout the Albany Capitol as protesters packed the staircase and halls leading to Governor Cuomo's office.

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Panel: Immigrants’ advocates should step up efforts in the states

Immigrants' advocates should step up efforts in the states, regardless of the fate of comprehensive immigration reform in D.C., a panel discussing the issue says.

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Nationwide spring bus tours to culminate in marches on Washington

The campaigns, for legalizing undocumented people and for raising the minimum wage, show labor's determination to get out in the streets and make unionists' voices heard.

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Deportees, families “come out of the shadows” with heart-rending stories

Since 2008, the Obama administration has deported almost 2 million people, more than during any other presidency.

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"Fed up" day laborers launch anti-deportation drive

When Pilar comes home from work at night, often after toiling for 10-12 hours at the family's tortilla bakery and store, her elder daughter frequently has a question for her."Why isn't my Daddy home?"

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