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Undocumented and unafraid: Immigrant youth sit-in in Arizona

Five immigrant youth wearing graduation caps and gowns staged a peaceful sit-in Monday at the Tucson, Ariz., offices of Republican Sen. John McCain urging him to sponsor legislation that would open a path to legalization for undocumented youth.

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Weathering racial storms, Lena Horne rose above

Lena Horne, an African American pioneer who fought for equality as an artist-activist, died May 9 at age 92. She is remembered as a crusader for civil rights and a symbol of black pride.

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Rights groups praise Obama's high court pick

Calling her "one of the nations foremost legal minds" and a "trailblazing leader," President Obama announced his Supreme Court nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan on May 10.

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At California’s Capitol, panel sheds light on immigration issues

SACRAMENTO - The California State Capitol was the site of a unique conference on immigration reform, with testimony on Arizona's new law, NAFTA, and problems of students and workers.

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Ballplayers take swing at Arizona immigration law

In response to Arizona's anti-immgrant law, Major League Baseball players and fans say they plan to boycott the 2011 All-Star Game, scheduled for Phoenix.

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California ballot initiatives mostly an assault on democracy

Three of five propositions on the June 8 California primary ballot are an assault on the voting rights of the people, and on their pocketbooks.

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Huge May Day rallies fueled by outrage over Arizona law

Well over 100,000 rallied May 1 in more than 100 communities,  a massive outpouring fueled by outrage over Arizona's viciously anti-immigrant SB 1070.

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Wave of opposition builds against Arizona law

On Thursday major civil liberties groups announced they will challenge the controversial law in court, and protests mount nationwide.

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Faith leaders condemn Arizona immigration law, renew call for reform

During a telephone press conference Thursday, Evangelical, Catholic and mainline Protestant leaders from across the country said they condemn the controversial Arizona immigration law.

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