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Labor group and an Ohio town call for new immigration approaches

A town in Ohio says that by rolling out a welcome mat for immigrants, rather than persecuting them, it can help solve the immigration problem and fix its economy at the same time.


Lost in detention, 1 million deported and no justice

A broken immigration system including controversial policies like Secure Communities, rampant abuses in private detention facilities and a record number of deportations were investigated in a PBS Frontline documentary that aired this week on national television.


Immigrant youth sit-in at ICE

Five undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement prosecutor's office in Los Angeles, Oct. 18


Judge upholds extreme parts of Alabama anti-immigrant law

U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn on Wednesday upheld major provisions of the draconian measure.


ICE still targeting DREAM youth despite new Obama policy

Matias Ramos, 25, was about to board a plane during a domestic flight last year when immigration officials in Minneapolis detained him for 12 hours.


Report: U.S. Border Patrol practices “A Culture of Cruelty”

The U.S. Border Patrol and its agents are consistently mistreating, abusing and violating the human rights of immigrant detainees in its custody.


California’s DREAM Act poised to become reality

California is poised to become the first state to grant undocumented immigrant college students access to publicly funded financial aid.


Cook County passes historic immigrant rights ordinance

Cook County passed a major immigrant rights ordinance aiming to free undocumented immigrants being held in jails throughout the county.


Federal judge temporarily halts Alabama anti-immigrant law

A federal judge temporarily halted Alabama's anti-immigrant law - a measure so harsh that it makes Arizona's notorious law and its prejudice against Hispanics look mild by comparison.


Family hopeful after deportation delay

A few hours after Wednesday's press conference to protest the Friday deportation of Florencio Avila Cachu, word was received the case will be reviewed.

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