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Tag: Immigration Reform


Once-Undocumented Wall Street Executive Now Is Helping Others Live the American Dream

Julissa Arce worked for seven years at Goldman Sachs as an undocumented immigrant. Now she is an American citizen fighting for immigration reform, and her incredible story may soon become a TV series. 

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE


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Donald Trump Must Honor the Immigrant and Undocumented Veterans of America’s Foreign Wars

Donald Trump, the ultimate “chicken hawk,” pretends to be a big booster of veterans, but he’s been deeply offensive toward a significant group of vets.

Posted on Feb 23, 2016 READ MORE



Ahead of Saturday’s Caucus, Latinos in Nevada Affectionately Refer to Bernie Sanders as ‘El Viejito’

While Nevada’s labor leaders back Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, low-wage workers and indebted students are rallying behind Bernie Sanders, drawn to his message of radical economic change. Some Nevadans are even calling him “El Viejito,” or “the little old man.”

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 READ MORE



AUDIO: ‘Your Body Is a Dark Axiom ... ’: A Forceful Poem About Immigration Reform Activism

Purvi Shah’s poem collects the voices and stories of some of the women who fasted to promote immigration reform as part of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum.

Posted on Jun 3, 2015 READ MORE


Immigration Reform









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Feliz Navidad









Posted on Dec 6, 2014 ENLARGE



How Boundaries Separating White School Districts From Nonwhite Communities Are Becoming Flashpoints

America is embroiled in an immigration debate that goes far beyond President Obama’s executive order on undocumented immigrants.

Posted on Nov 29, 2014 READ MORE


Turkey Day









Posted on Nov 27, 2014 ENLARGE


Immigration Reform









Posted on Nov 24, 2014 ENLARGE


Crime Time









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Immigration









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King









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How Obama Punked the GOP on Immigration

President Obama’s freeze on deportations for certain classes of undocumented immigrants throws a pigeon among the cats in several important ways.

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 READ MORE


The Lame Duck









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Executive Order









Posted on Nov 20, 2014 ENLARGE



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Immigration: Presidents Have the Power, but Does Obama Have the Guts?

Protecting immigrants from deportation, permitting them to come out of the shadows, is the right thing to do.

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 READ MORE



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Don’t Blame Obama When Boehner Won’t Do His Job

The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won’t.

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 READ MORE


Pilgrim Reform









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Has Obama Lost Democrats the Latino Vote?

The president’s decision to postpone immigration reform may cost some senators their seats, and, according to one Democratic congressman, Obama may even start a “civil war” within his own political party.

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 READ MORE


Executivel Naction









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Path to Citizenship









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Stephen Colbert: Obama Stole Republicans’ Immigration Reform Tactic

As the president decides to delay action on help for “los latinos imigrantes,” the “Colbert Report” host points out how unoriginal this approach is by noting all the Republicans who have mentioned the importance of immigration reform again and again and yet again for the past decade or so.

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN



Welcoming the Stranger: Refuge for the Refugees

A long and dangerous journey brings teenage Central American refugees to a community health center in South Los Angeles where pediatricians, psychologists and social workers treat them for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Posted on Aug 7, 2014 READ MORE


Guardians









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Citizen Militias









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Unintended Consequences









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Impending Impeachment









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Republican Lawmakers on Strike

The Republican Party’s paralysis on immigration is so complete—and so utterly irresponsible—that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own.

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 READ MORE


Border Crisis









Posted on Jul 24, 2014 ENLARGE


Uncle Sam: Send Immigrants Back









Posted on Jul 19, 2014 ENLARGE


Trade ‘Ya









Posted on Jul 17, 2014 ENLARGE


Immigration Policy









Posted on Jul 17, 2014 ENLARGE



Majority of Americans Now Live Under U.S. Border Patrol’s Jurisdiction

About 66 percent of the nation’s population lives in areas that have been militarized to the point of becoming “constitution-free” zones; a woman in Michigan shot herself in the face with a shotgun while trying to “make a point”; meanwhile, a former Mossad head warns that ISIS is already involved in Gaza and prompts Israel to continue negotiations with Hamas. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 READ MORE



Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Released After Border Detention During a Vigil for Child Refugees

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and “Documented” director was handcuffed and held by the U.S. Border Patrol at McAllen Airport in Texas on Tuesday.

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 READ MORE


Send Back Those Immigrant Kids









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Impeaching Liberty









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The Goalie









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Border









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Detention Center









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Despite the Sad State of American Politics, Rep. Raul Grijalva Is Optimistic—Here’s Why

These days it’s easy to be jaded by our political system. So why does Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva have a positive outlook?

Posted on May 9, 2014 READ MORE


Interview: ‘Documented: A Film by an Undocumented American’

Amy Goodman speaks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas about his new documentary.

Posted on May 2, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Immigration Reform and GOP









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Minority Outreach









Posted on Mar 21, 2014 ENLARGE


Immigration Reform and GOP









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Latino Vote









Posted on Feb 2, 2014 ENLARGE


Immigration









Posted on Feb 1, 2014 ENLARGE



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Year Six of Hope and Change

It was a bittersweet briefing that told us exactly where the Obama administration finds itself at the dawn of its sixth year.

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Congress Rocks 2013









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Resolutions









Obama writes New Year’s resolutions; the GOP redlines them out.
Posted on Dec 30, 2013 ENLARGE


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