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Support grows for immigration reform, end to deportations

In spite of efforts to play African-Americans and Latino immigrants against each other, support for immigration reform is solid within the African-American community.


Today in labor history: Cesar Chavez died

Cesar Chavez was the founder and leader of the United Farm Workers union. The UFW  achieved the nation's first industry-wide farm labor contracts.


Video: Protest targets senator as immigration bill progresses

Among the 11 million undocumented immigrants are 1.4 million Koreans who suffer many of the same low paid jobs, fear of deportation, as their Latino counterparts. 


The children cry out: “Don’t deport our parents!”

"I don't want my parents to be scared of being deported and being separated from me and my brothers. I want them to live in peace."


Thousands in Harlem rally against gun violence

People at the rally. like most New Yorkers, seemed to agree that good jobs and good quality education for all are necessary steps to ending gun violence on the streets.


Missouri coalition standing up for immigrant rights

"We have to do things that welcome immigrants to our state," Vanessa Crawford, executive director of MIRA, told members and activists from all over Missouri.


Feds again targeting outspoken Latinos

Josemaria Islas made a mistake last July - he went outside to eat his lunch.


Keeping Families Together bus tour rallies support for immigration reform

Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.


Latinos helping transform California and nation

Latinos have emerged as a progressive nationwide political bloc that no amount of right-wing posturing will let the Republicans capture in any significant numbers.


Valentine’s Day protest demands halt to sexual harassment

Union, community, immigrant rights, and faith group members gathered on Valentine's Day in front of Mi Pueblo Foods, in the heart of the heavily Latino Fruitvale district.

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