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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.

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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.

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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."

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Arizona marches against hate

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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