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Jose Antonio Vargas, immigrant rights leader, arrested by border patrol

United We Dream Minority Affairs Council said Vargas was in Texas this past weekend in solidarity with unaccompanied children who cross the Texas border fleeing for their lives.

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Labor movement demands immediate relief for 11 million immigrants

The AFL-CIO has demanded that President Obama take administrative action to remove the threat of deportation hanging over some 11 million immigrants.

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Groups file suit demanding legal representation for child deportees

Each year, the government initiates immigration court proceedings against thousands of children, some of whom have lived in the U.S. for years.

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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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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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"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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Day Laborers demand an end to deportations

NDLON says current deportations, now approaching 2 million, run counter to U.S. history, have broken up at least 100,000 families, and damage the U.S. economy.

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Officials call for further suspensions of deportations

29 members of the House of Representatives has sent a letter to President Obama asking that he respond to Republican obstructionism on immigration reform legislation.

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GOP blocks immigration reform

As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.

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