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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.

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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.

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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

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Judge upholds extreme parts of Alabama anti-immigrant law

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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