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Day Laborers demand an end to deportations

NDLON says current deportations, now approaching 2 million, run counter to U.S. history, have broken up at least 100,000 families, and damage the U.S. economy.


Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.


GOP tries to pit immigrants against unemployed

Senate Dems were unable to get cloture on a bill to extend unemployment benefits for people who have run out of eligibility without having been able to find work.


Michigan residents fast for immigration reform

Cindy Garcia delivered a heartfelt plea on behalf of her husband as she fasted during the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12. 


Officials call for further suspensions of deportations

29 members of the House of Representatives has sent a letter to President Obama asking that he respond to Republican obstructionism on immigration reform legislation.


Medina, other immigration reform fasters, step aside for reinforcements

Eliseo Medina and his fasting colleagues ended their D.C. vigil by handing off the fast to a group of successors. 


GOP blocks immigration reform

As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.


San Jose won't give up on immigration reform

Protestors called on Congress and the Obama administration to stop deportations and enact comprehensive immigration reform, making it clear that they weren't going to stand idly by while the Republicans in the House leadership block a badly needed new immigration law.


National disgrace: Boehner blocks immigration vote

Once again John Boehner has allowed a right-wing extremist cabal in Congress to control the fate of important legislation.



Chicago police arrest 150 at immigration protest

Leaders of faith, trade union, immigrant and community groups and elected officials were arrested this week for blocking a street, demanding an end to deportations and calling upon Republican leadership to quit blocking a vote on immigration reform in Congress.


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