During a telephone press conference Thursday, Evangelical, Catholic and mainline Protestant leaders from across the country said they condemn the controversial Arizona immigration law.
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.
The anti-immigrant "madness" currently unfolding in Arizona demonstrates the urgent need for President Obama and Congress to do more.
CHICAGO - "We're human beings. Everyone has a right to be with his or her families," Olivia Segura said of the threat to deport her husband. "Let me keep my family together."
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general released a report last week criticizing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's controversial 287(g) program, which gives state and local law enforcement agencies authority to enforce immigration laws.
Up to 1,000 foreign born veterans, permanent residents, but not yet citizens are sitting in 350 detention centers across the country awaiting deportation.
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.
Immigrant rights activists, labor and faith-based leaders met with President Obama and White House advisers March 11 to discuss moving forward on immigration reform legislation.
Hundreds of students rallied here at the Federal Plaza Wednesday in a "National Coming Out of the Shadows Day" for comprehensive immigration reform.
Sens. Graham and Schumer consider biometric IDs for workers as central to immigration reform.