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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. 


New push underway for immigration reform legislation

President Obama, the Democratic leadership, and the immigrant rights movement are planning a new push for immigration reform legislation in Congress.


Undocumented activists block another deportation bus

Yesterday, a bus filled with dozens of immigrants en route to deportation ran into an unexpected roadblock: a group of undocumented activists and allies.


Thousands rally to ‘take back Chicago’ from wealthy

This is a city of polarizing contrasts: a gleaming downtown of corporate offices subsidized by taxpayers while working class neighborhoods are neglected.


Activists demand Rep. Dan Lipinski support immigration reform

Nestled in a small  strip mall here in the shadow of Midway Airport sits Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski's office. It was to that office immigration activists delivered a birthday cake recently.


Mobilizing in August is key for immigrant rights

The first priority is to pressure Republicans to support legalization of the 11 million undocumented immigrants.


Latino voters' relevance in mid-term elections examined

"Where do these Latinos stand on immigration reform? How do they feel on the debate over it so far? We decided to explore their views."


Immigration reform threatened in the House

This week, immigration reform advocates face some of their biggest hurdles ever.


“Dreamers” descend upon House to demand immigration reform

Six years ago, Evelyn Rivera saw her mother hauled away to jail and deported before her very eyes. This week, she marched on Washington to get her mother back.

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