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Dayana Morales Gomez

Obama's Immigration Deferred Action Spurs Huge Boost To Dreamers' Wages

HuffingtonPost.com | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Undocumented young people called Dreamers have seen their average wages jump 45 percent since President Barack Obama granted them tempor...

Elise Foley

Civil Rights Groups Sue Over Treatment Of Mothers In Deportation Proceedings

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and civil rights groups filed a suit Friday against the federal government, alleging it is trampling on due process by makin...

Elise Foley

Jose Antonio Vargas Among Undocumented Immigrants Making Urgent Plea To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eleven undocumented immigrants are putting themselves forward on Wednesday to plead with the Obama administration to protect them -- and...

Seven Leaders to Inspire You to Act

Adria D. Goodson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Adria D. Goodson

Today we announce the seven women and men chosen as our 2014 Prime Movers fellows who will inspire you next or may have already done so.

One State, One Rate: Campaign for Tuition Equality

Alex Hayden DiLalla | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics
Alex Hayden DiLalla

Assuming for the sake of argument that one was not persuaded by a sense of social justice, extending in-state tuition to undocumented students makes sense for the entire state on a policy level.

Restoring the American Dream for All Workers

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business
Marielena Hincapié

Immigration reform is the latest hot topic in Washington, but in the debate, precious little has been said about protecting immigrant workers' right to organize.

Court Denies Bid To Block Piece Of Controversial Immigration Law

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- A federals appeals court has turned back the latest effort by a civil rights coalition to bar police from enforcing the most contentious pa...

Elise Foley

Alabama Law Bans Transporting, Housing Undocumented Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) signed an immigration bill into law on Thursday that will prohibit transporting or housing undocumented ...

APALA Responds to Sen. Orrin Hatch's Immigration Proposal: Time to Address Failed Immigration System

Gregory Cendana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gregory Cendana

By Gregory Cendana & Katrina Dizon Once a strong champion for Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) now looks to push for a ...

Rights Worth Fighting For

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marielena Hincapié

By filing its lawsuit against Arizona, the Department of Justice carried out its duty of defending the rights of everyone in this country.