Hate rhetoric spewed over the past few years in Arizona led to the deadly vigilante-style home invasion that cost the lives of a 9-year-old girl and her father.
The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.
Republicans are pushing anti-immigrant bills in states across the country, spurring anger among Latinos, who are a major voting bloc.
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.