"I chose to get arrested during Holy Week because too many of our immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters are suffering."
Yanira Lopez Lucas and her children are among the Central American refugees who have made the dangerous journey across the border to escape violence and turmoil.
Ending detentions and mass deportations will require political courage and action from whoever is elected.
Men, women and children who entered the U.S. without papers during the past two years had fled the deadly violence and drought plaguing Central American countries.
NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.
Actions over GOP candidate Donald Trump's repugnant comments regarding Mexican immigrants and, by extension, Mexican-Americans.
Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."
Founder of the Henry Street Settlement House in Lower Manhattan, Lillian Wald was born March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati to a family of German Jewish professionals.
After the Republican majority was elected, Richard Trumka warned its defunding proposal "would further exploit and force our community members to continue to live and work in fear."
The new law center is specifically for Muslims in the United States facing constitutional and civil rights violations.