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Immigration Hunger Strike

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Begin Hunger Strike Outside White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three immigration activists began a hunger strike on Tuesday outside the White House to demand their loved ones -- a mother, a son and a...

The Tears of Immigrants Reach the Heavens

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

The Jewish tradition teaches that at special moments in life the gates of heavens are open. I felt standing among these vulnerable, powerless immigrants crying for their daughters, husbands and sisters that the gates of heaven were open to their prayers.

Immigration Reform Hunger Strike: Rev. Jose Landaverde Weak But Determined After 11 Days Without Food

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since June 17, Rev. Jose Landaverde has been on a diet of water and fruit juice as part of a planned chain of "hunger strikes" meant to draw more urge...