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Radio station sparks furor over “chasing aliens” contest

Immigrant rights groups are demanding that a talk-radio station in Columbus, Ohio, apologize for promoting a contest last week that dehumanizes immigrants.


Border Patrol accused in immigrant death

Mexican human rights defenders are accusing the U.S. Border Patrol of beating, kicking and tasering a Mexican undocumented immigrant to death in San Diego, Calif.


Arizona law bad for our health, doctors say

A coalition of medical organizations has condemned Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, calling it a "step backwards for the health and well being of the nation."


Arizona marches against hate

PHOENIX -- It may have been Arizona's biggest demonstration ever.


Texans join Arizona's anti-SB 1070 mega-march

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- It was 4 a.m. May 28 when the "Liberation Caravan" left from the Southwest Workers Union hall here in San Antonio to join anti-SB 1070 protesters in Arizona.


On immigration, second grader asks First Lady, "What about my mom?"

WASHINGTON - As President Obama and President Calderon of Mexico held a press conference in the Rose Garden on immigration reform, another newsworthy event took place at an elementary school in nearby Silver Spring, Md.


Undocumented and unafraid: Immigrant youth sit-in in Arizona

Five immigrant youth wearing graduation caps and gowns staged a peaceful sit-in Monday at the Tucson, Ariz., offices of Republican Sen. John McCain urging him to sponsor legislation that would open a path to legalization for undocumented youth.


Ballplayers take swing at Arizona immigration law

In response to Arizona's anti-immgrant law, Major League Baseball players and fans say they plan to boycott the 2011 All-Star Game, scheduled for Phoenix.


Huge May Day rallies fueled by outrage over Arizona law

Well over 100,000 rallied May 1 in more than 100 communities,  a massive outpouring fueled by outrage over Arizona's viciously anti-immigrant SB 1070.


Newsmaker Awards honor Connecticut activists

It was an overflow crowd with inspiring presentations and music at the People's Center in New Haven, CT on April 25 for the People's World/Mundo Popular Newsmaker Awards.

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