Documenting the undocumented and their struggles for justice and equality
Imagine waking up one day and learning your parents led a secret life you knew nothing about.
Posted Tuesday, July 6, 2010 by Kristi Eaton
On Thursday, the president returned to American University voice his strongest support for immigration reform since the campaign trail.
Posted Friday, July 2, 2010 by Adam Peck
Can Obama shepherd a frayed Democratic Caucus and a few Republican tag-alongs to new immigration legislation?
Posted Thursday, July 8, 2010 by Mikhail Zinshteyn
American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in states across the country are warning people about traveling to Arizona over the Fourth of July weekend, saying law enforcement are already enacting Senate Bill 1070, the controversial immigration law that some say promotes racial profiling.
Posted Thursday, July 1, 2010 by Kristi Eaton
On the bumpy road to immigration reform, Congress has clearly fallen asleep at the wheel.
A new poll released by child advocacy organization First Focus suggests that support for the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act is at an all-time high, just as Congress readies itself to tackle the broader issue of comprehensive immigration reform.
Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010 by Adam Peck
Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has written a love song describing the potential human impact of SB1070.
Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010 by Emily Schlichting
Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen (D) signed a bill yesterday that creates provisions similar to, but less harsh than, those of SB 1070.
Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010 by Julissa Treviño
While the immigration debate takes place between the left and the right, the perspective of libertarians is often left out of the debate.
We spoke with Juan Rodriguez, one of the DREAMers, before his meeting with President Obama.
Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010 by Pedro de la Torre III
Why is it that only in “communist China” can one do as they wish with the products and skills at their disposal?
Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by Christopher Eldred
The largest farm workers union in the country is testing the argument that undocumented immigrants take jobs away from hard-working American citizens.
Posted Friday, June 25, 2010 by Julissa Treviño
“We have been known as a humanitarian country. Let’s start acting like one.”
Posted Friday, June 25, 2010 by Adam Peck
Hope for a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year has fallen by the wayside, but the Obama administration is rallying for one last hurrah before mid-term elections in November.
State governments are being slow to act, so cities are now taking “texting while driving” laws into their own hands.
The real costs of passing SB 1070 in Arizona.
Eric Balderas, the Harvard University student who has been living in the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant since he was 4 years old, will not be deported to his native Mexico, according to an official from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
Posted Monday, June 21, 2010 by Kristi Eaton
Pangs of anger keep protesters starving to DREAM and gulf coast colleges flush with grant money.
As the date Arizona’s controversial immigration law goes into effect nears, school officials in the state are unsure how to handle undocumented immigrant students, while officials and residents are already noticing Hispanics fleeing Arizona.
Posted Friday, June 18, 2010 by Kristi Eaton
Immigration reform activists see this week a small victory over minor drug possession while activists in New York stage a hunger strike to galvanize Sen. Chuck Schumer to take action.