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After Being Ignored By White House, 521 Immigration Groups Join To Protest Obama's Inaction

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

A coalition of 521 organizations have signed an open letter to Obama and are planning vigils, marches, and other events across the country to protest the administration's policy on the Department of Homeland Security 287(g) local immigration enforcement program

Obama's Vision of "Truly Civil" Immigrant Prison Reform: More Prisoners, More Prisons

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roberto Lovato

The Obama administration's talk of "truly civil" immigrant prisons and of imprisoning immigrants more "thoughtfully and humanely" are reminiscent of similar talk by the Bush administration.

Hunger for Justice in Maricopa

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Crossover Dreams

Although Julio Mora is a U.S. citizen and his dad has a green card, they were arrested in Phoenix, Arizona, on suspicion of being undocumented aliens. The case is commonplace.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Will Not Be Prosecuted For Racial Profiling Or Discrimination

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Critics of Sheriff Joe "Tent City" Arpaio have been celebrating but the revelry is premature: Neither Arpaio nor his officers will be prosecuted, punished, or sanctioned.

Mexican Gov Denounces "Toughest Sheriff in America" TV Reality Star -- Sheriff Invites Critics to Investigate Personally

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Sheriff Arpaio is as controversial as he is popular, oscillating between a conservative media darling (even landing his own reality TV show) and a liberal media pariah.

Lawmakers, Activists Demand New Investigation of Toughest Sheriff in America

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

Lawmakers, union leaders, human rights groups, Democratic Party leaders, and celebrities are taking on the "Toughest Sheriff in America" for policies that they say encourage racial profilin and civil rights violations.