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.
He stressed that Latinos, who make up 14 percent of the eligible voters in the state, were very powerful in determining the outcome of the election.
U.S. policies for decades forced kids and many of their parents to flee, because the U.S. made Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador dangerous places.
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.
Members of Dream Act Oklahoma, which has been raising awareness about how undocumented workers contribute to Oklahoma, blasted KOTV for its discriminatory report
"Mother Demands Justice" was the theme of a press conference and protest at the unveiling of a large public mural in downtown Tucson commemorating the murder of a Mexican teen.
Beginning in 2006, the city of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed a series of housing ordinances designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from being able to rent apartments or homes.
Last week's unprecedented march on Washington D.C. to "Keep Families Together" through immigration reform has borne its first fruit, immigrant rights activists are saying.
"I don't want my parents to be scared of being deported and being separated from me and my brothers. I want them to live in peace."