As part of a series of national protests against Arizona's SB 1070 law, more than 20,000 people marched here April 29 in Voces de la Frontera's annual May Day march.
Where Arizona and federal laws differ is that Arizona has higher penalties against only the workers and presumes they're undocumented, forcing them to prove their legality.
A vicious backhand to undocumented people, Arizona's SB1070 is a law that allows local police to detain and arrest anyone.
Religious leaders, immigrant and labor rights advocates are preparing for the April 25 Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's infamous law, SB 1070.
The nation's unions have joined the Obama administration in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB1070.
This hearing ignored the grim reality of the U.S. immigration detention system, which is marked by abuse.
The six undocumented youth who were arrested last August - and charged with mob action and reckless conduct - were found not guilty.
Security proceeded aggressively to rip the protesters' posters from their hands; Romney, meanwhile, hesitated for a moment, listening to the shouts.
Six undocumented students known as the Chicago Six returned to court after having been arrested during a protest against U.S. immigration policy.
Hundreds of immigrants who live or work in East Haven were joined by union members, elected officials and supporters.