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Alabama passes nation's most extreme anti-immigrant measure

Critics say the new law is worse than Arizona's SB 1070.

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Supreme Court lets anti-immigrant law stand

By a 5-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Arizona's first anti-immigrant law is legal.

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Illinois coalition celebrates 25 years of immigrant justice

Hundreds commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

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Illinois poised to enact state DREAM Act

The measure will not impose any cost on Illinois taxpayers and could benefit as many as 95,000 immigrant youth.

Illinois House to vote on state DREAM Act

The Illinois version does not include a path to citizenship, but its seen as a move to counter some of the anti-immigrant measures being proposed nationwide.

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"Red School Bus" stops in Chicago

Classes at the school were on the "political time of day," capitalism, the labor movement, racism and immigration and LGBT rights.

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Immigrant students win in-state tuition battle

Four years ago, the legislature passed a similar bill but lacked enough votes to override Republican Gov. Jodi Rell's veto.

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Critics: Mandatory E-Verify comes at a serious price

The GOP in Congress is pushing new laws that would force employers to check the immigration status of new hires.

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Carlos Santana slams Georgia's anti-immigrant law

Immigrant rights activists say legendary guitarist Carlos Santana hit a home run during his speech at Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game in Atlanta, Georgia, May 15.

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"Tony and Janina": Film of love, deportation to tour Michigan

To give the immigration debate a "human face" is the goal of director Ruth Leitman in her new film "Tony and Janina's American Wedding."

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