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An eagle’s eye approach to immigration reform

Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.

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La Raza conference: Overturn Arizona law

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Some 30,000 participants turned out for the National Council of La Raza annual conference here last weekend, where a major focus was Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 law.

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In our broken system, legal immigration favors the privileged

The truth is that the obtaining citizenship in this country if you are poor is difficult and costly and that is why many decide to enter the country illegally or simply overstay their visas.

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Protestors take a swing at MLB on Arizona

NEW YORK-What do you do when the most American of pastimes intersects with the most un-American of laws?

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Justice Department sues Arizona on immigration law

The Obama administration and the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit July 6 to block the implementation of Arizona's controversial anti-immigrant law signed by the states Republican governor in April.

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Obama tackles immigration reform

President Barack Obama made an appeal to the American people and Congress today, July 1, to put politics aside, and work together to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

San Antonio city council says ‘no’ to Arizona-type law

The San Antonio City Council sat for 3½ hours late last week to hear speakers urge passage of a controversial resolution urging the Texas state legislature to oppose an immigration law similar to the much criticized Arizona SB 1070.

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Arizona GOP targets children born to undocumented immigrants

Arizona Republicans say they plan to introduce new legislation this fall that, if passed, would block the children of undocumented immigrants from becoming citizens.

Outrage at killings by Border Patrol on U.S.-Mexico border

There is outrage in Mexico over the second killing of an unarmed Mexican citizen, in the space of a little more than a week, by the U.S. Border Patrol.

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Students tell Senators, “Pass jobs bill, Dream Act!”

Greg Cendana, president of the United States Student Association (USSA) touched off cheers at the America's Future Now conference with his impassioned demand that Congress pass a $100 billion jobs bill and the "Dream Act."

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