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This Is What Back To School Is Like In A Texas Immigration Prison

AP | Will Weissert | Posted 09.15.2014 | Latino Voices

KARNES CITY, Texas (AP) -- In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third- and fourth-graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice. ...

Immigration Activists Focus On Prisons

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.17.2013 | Latino Voices

PORTLAND, Ore. -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Immigrant rights activists in Oregon are asking the city of Portland to stop buying bonds from Wells Fargo, ...

Proposed Immigration Jail Faces Continued Opposition

AP | By SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.16.2012 | Chicago

CRETE, Ill. -- A gateway between Chicago's suburbs and downstate farm country, the small village of Crete is old-fashioned and proud of it. Patriotic ...

Illegal Immigrant Students Arrested, To Test Deport Policy

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Seven illegal immigrant students arrested in a Southern California street protest say they're now waiting to see if the...

Weekly Diaspora: Immigrants Abused, Denied Social Services in Broken Immigration System

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After decades of misguided policies and patchwork practices, the high human costs of our disordered...

Weekly Diaspora: White House Likely to Sue Over Arizona's Racial Profiling Law

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

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.

Immigration Detention Facilities To Become Less Like Prisons, Officials Say

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — In an agreement U.S. immigration officials hope will begin to reshape the entire 30,000-bed detention system, some asylum-seekers ...

Immigration Workplace Raids Will Lead to More Lost American Jobs

Susie Hoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susie Hoeller

The fact that we don't legally require living wages to be paid in this country and the fact that our immigration laws are totally out of synch with several realities does not make the current strategy of workplace and home raids and border walls either effective or humane.