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Immigrant Rights Groups Will Start Protesting Obama Again

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.06.2015 | Latino Voices

Several immigrant rights groups announced Tuesday that they will spend a week protesting the deportation and detention policies of President Barack O...

A Call to Defund Deportation

Alisa Wellek | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Alisa Wellek

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before Congress last week about his proposed three billion dollar increase to DHS funding for the next fiscal year.

Executive Action on Immigration: Good, Bad and Ugly

Prerna Lal | Posted 01.25.2015 | Latino Voices
Prerna Lal

On the day of President Obama's immigration announcement, I went to bed late at night, doing a mental checklist of everyone I know who qualifies and does not qualify under the President's immigration action.

It's Time for the Hispanic Caucus to Break With the White House

Ramon Campos | Posted 11.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Ramon Campos

The president and his staff showed that he holds politics above the latino and immigrant communities, and continues to move forward with his efforts to lower the expectation for what is possible for him to do.

Boycott the White House: The Pathway to Citizenship Begins With Self-Representation

Prerna Lal | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Prerna Lal

This week, grassroots leaders from the immigrant rights movement went to several D.C. organizations with a simple request: Stop negotiating with the White House on behalf of directly impacted immigrant communities.

Meddling with Driver's Licenses and Rebooting S-Comm: Sec. Johnson Failing Key Tests on Immigration

Reshma Shamasunder | Posted 07.15.2014 | Los Angeles
Reshma Shamasunder

It's no secret that President Obama could heal the pain of immigrant families facing separation today with the stroke of a pen. But instead of taking action now, the president has ordered a "review" of deportation policies.

A Spirit of Solidarity Within the Movement for Immigrant Rights

Victor Narro | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics
Victor Narro

Hardworking immigrant families' vulnerability to separation -- at the rate of 1,100 deportations daily -- has created the urgency for us to interconnect in a way that binds us together.

Immigration Gets Uglier for Obama by the Day

Ryan Campbell | Posted 06.11.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Realizing that nothing can pass this House of Representatives, organizers asked Obama for help, and felt betrayed after they received a no from the "Deporter in Chief."

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Escalate Deportation Fight | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration activists are gearing up for a major day of action on Saturday directed squarely at President Barack Obama, demanding he hal...

Roque Planas

Father's Attempt At Reuniting With Daughters Ends In Deportation | Roque Planas | Posted 03.13.2014 | Latino Voices

U.S. immigration authorities have deported one of the undocumented immigrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border this week as part of a protest agains...

Queer, Immigrants, All of Us: Not 1 More

Caitlin Breedlove | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Caitlin Breedlove

What makes a white, 32-year-old, middle-class queer woman with no prior charges decide to risk arrest in order to stop ICE from deporting immigrants? I have lived my life as a survivor of sexual violence and as a queer person in the South. I know something about fear.