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Secure Communities Turn Immigrants into Criminals

From Restore Fairness blogGuest Blogger: Sarahi Uribe from New American Media


Secure Communities Turn Immigrants into Criminals

From Restore Fairness blog.

Guest Blogger: Sarahi Uribe from New American Media


Human Rights First report tells us that broad immigration laws redefine bona fide asylum seekers as "terrorists"


Answer this call to action for immigration reform on November 18th- listen in and party it out!

From Restore Fairness blog.

November 18th is a day of National Action for immigration and here is an opportunity for you to take leadership in your community and fight for immigration reform.


Are children of immigrants becoming needless statistics in the child welfare system?

From Restore Fairness blog

Guest Blogger: Emily Butera from the Women’s Refugee Commission


Janet Napolitano speaks on immigration reform

PREPARED REMARKS BY SECRETARY NAPOLITANO ON IMMIGRATION REFORM AT THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS

Thank you to John Podesta for that warm introduction. John is a good friend of mine, and I admire the work he’s done here at the Center for American Progress to advance the national debate on a range of important issues. John and I have worked together extensively, and I look forward to his continued partnership.


Lou Dobbs to resign from CNN after pressure by advocacy groups

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After facing intense pressure for his anti-immigration rhetoric, Lou Dobbs announced his resignation last night to his viewers. He will be replaced by John King.


Esmeralda: A transgender asylum seeker speaks out against immigration detention

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Courage comes in many different forms. For Esmeralda a transgender asylum seeker from Mexico who faced horrific circumstances in immigration detention, it came in the form of seeking justice. Kept in a segregated cell with other transgender detainees, Esmeralda never realized that her experience in detention would match the trauma of discrimination she had faced back home. But her story is also one of hope for change.


A spotlight on race relations brings change in small ways


Immigration opens DC APA Film Festival

By Erin Pangilinan

Film short The Other Way Around and documentary 9500 Liberty

The Other Way Around