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Former President George W. Bush Touting the Benefits of Immigration Reform

Former President George W. Bush is making his own push in support of comprehensive immigration reform saying the system is broken and it must be fixed while making sure people are treated with respect. continue reading »

Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant Law Fosters Anti-Latino Discrimination

According to a new report from the National Immigration Law Center, anti-Latino discrimination is alive and well in Alabama, and has gotten a seal of approval from the governor and the state legislature. HB 56, the state’s increasingly infamous anti-immigrant law, went into effect on June 9, 2011, and has since inspired all manner of bias aimed at Latino residents of the state. S continue reading »

As Deportations Rise to Record Levels Most Latinos Oppose Obama’s Policy

By a ratio of more than two-to-one (59% versus 27%), Latinos disapprove of the way the Obama administration is handling deportations of unauthorized immigrants, according to a new national survey of Latino adults by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Pledge Now to Make 2012 the Year for Immigrant Families

The end of the year is a time for reflecting on the past, and planning for the future. This has been a tremendous year for immigrant rights -- we were able to secure continue reading »

US Population:312.8 Million on New Years Day-1 New Immigrant Every 46 Seconds

The U.S. Census Bureau projected the Jan. 1, 2012, total United States population will be 312,780,968. This would represent an increase of 2,250,129, or 0.7 percent, continue reading »

ICE Creates Telephone Hotline for Detained Immigrants To Learn Rights

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a telephone hotline for detained immigrants to inform them of their rights and allow them to report cases of unfair treatment. continue reading »

Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center Opens Doors to Uninsured Immigrants

Pro-immigrant activists in Chicago are celebrating a "Christmas miracle" after an area hospital said it will provide free treatment for undocumented immigrants lacking health insurance, including several who need urgent organ transplants. continue reading »

US Illegal Immigrants, Mass Deportations Face New Scrutiny

The U.S. government is currently reviewing orders to deport thousands of illegal immigrants in two cities, at a time of great division on the issue at federal and local levels. In the past fiscal year, a record 396,000 undocumented immigrants were deported from the United States, with more than 300,000 cases still pending. continue reading »

Immigrant Women’s Rights Group sides with “One Family, One Alabama

The National Coalition for Immigrant Women's Rights supports the "One Family, One Alabama" campaign to end anti-immigration policies. continue reading »

Approaching the Anniversary of 9/11, Alabama set to pass the “Nation’s Cruelest Immigration Law”

It’s been in the works for over three months, but the debate surrounding Alabama’s threatening new anti-immigration law just got louder and more serious. Just when we thought Arizona’s SB 1070 law was the worst hit to the nation’s crumbling immigration policy, Alabama has managed to deliver perhaps an even bigger shock. continue reading »

Pending Alabama Immigration Law Violates Federal Law

The Alabama legislature passed a bill last week that requires schools to collect citizenship information on students. The bill calls for public schools to confirm citizenship with a birth certificate or similar document continue reading »

Petition on Anti-Immigrant Laws in GA! Please sign and spread!

Please sign and pass the word!!!! We are at a critical moment and we need your help. Georgia - with a long history of oppression and an equally long history of fierce resistance - is on the brink of implementing Arizona-style anti-immigrant legislation. continue reading »


The presence of undocumented immigrants in the United States has increasingly led to a passionate and polarizing debate, characterized by worrisome and inaccurate portrayals of immigrants, particularly during the November 2010 continue reading »

Athens County Ohio Next to Benefit from ICE Strategy to use Biometrics to Remove Aliens

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a federal information sharing capability in Athens County that helps federal immigration officials use biometrics to identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime. This capability is part of Secure Communities-ICE's comprehensive strategy to improve and modernize the identification and removal of aliens convicted of a crime from the United States. continue reading »

Buoys Placed Across Canal to Prevent Death of Border Crossers

Trying to prevent drownings along a U.S. border canal that hugs the U.S.-Mexico border, a government agency has now placed buoys they hope will save lives. continue reading »