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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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Behind the massacre in Mexico

What's behind the horrific murder of 72 immigrants in Mexico, about 120 miles south of Brownsville, Texas?

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Latin America condemns Arizona's anti-immigrant law

The Arizona anti-immigrant law is garnering international attention.

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Chicago mother fights deportation

CHICAGO — Elvira Arellano, 31, an immigrant rights activist and mother of a 7-year-old child, has taken sanctuary in a church here, defying efforts by the U.S. government to deport her to Mexico. She told reporters, “I don’t only speak for me, but for millions of families like mine.”

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