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Around world, migrants demand right to stay home

The immigration debate in the United States usually treats the migration of people into this country as something unique. But it is not.

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Dominican court strips Haitian migrants of citizenship

On September 25, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic decreed that between 200,000 and 300,000 persons born in the Dominican Republic of Haitian parentage must be stripped of their Dominican citizenship and the rights that go with it.

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Lampedusa horror part of worldwide migration tragedy

More and more people in the U.S. realize that U.S. trade and economic policies are directly linked to the conditions that impel people to migrate in such numbers.

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Why undocumented immigrants keep coming

On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.

 

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Cuba drops most restrictions on foreign travel

The Cuban government announced new policies on foreign travel from Cuba to take effect January 14, 2013. Cubans may leave the island for any purpose on presentation of a valid passport and an entry visa,

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Norway terror exposes Europe's far right

Breivik blames multicultural policies and "Marxists," as well as feminism and women in general for this coming catastrophe.

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Progressive Mexican presidential candidate visits Los Angeles

Invoking Cesar Chavez, Andrés Manuel López Obrador said, "[F]or us, we should insist and assure that we are heard and that a new social order comes replacing the old."

Rights groups ask U.S. to suspend deportations to Haiti

Many are urging authorities to stop deportations until after the Haitian cholera epidemic has subsided.

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Mexican Senate passes progressive immigration law

On Feb. 24, the Mexican Senate by a vote of 86 to 0 passed a new comprehensive immigration law decriminalizing the presence of undocumented migrants in Mexico.

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Mexican kidnappings reveal ongoing abuse of migrant workers

Numerous kidnappings in Mexico have sparked an international incident and have stimulated the efforts of Mexican human rights activists in favor of Central American migrants in their country.

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