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Elise Foley

After Immigration Win, Advocates Look To Implementation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration face legal challenges and major threats from Republicans in Congress, but ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Brace For Big Win, Then Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama announces his plans Thursday evening to shield potentially millions of undocumented immigrants from deportat...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Democrats Don't Represent Women Like Us, Immigrant Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform advocates held a rally Friday outside a major women's event in Washington to accuse the president and other Democrats...

Undocumented & Unafraid: How I Embraced My Status to Empower Today's DREAMers

Global Kids | Posted 09.04.2014 | Impact
Global Kids

Alejandra Ruiz, photo courtesy of Julie Hassett-Sutton/Frantic Studio via Global Kids Once I started high school I knew that I was undocumented. My ...

Sam Levine

Why Some Immigration Activists Want To Stop Meeting With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of immigration activists formed a picket line outside of the White House Monday to call for advocacy groups to stop meeting ...

Sam Levine

Immigration Activists To GOP: You're Dead To Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Levine | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dressed in black and carrying a mock coffin, a coalition of immigration activists paraded through the halls of the Dirksen and Hart Sena...

Dr. King's 'Triple Evils' and the Emergence of Freedom Side

Vincent Intondi | Posted 09.15.2014 | Black Voices
Vincent Intondi

In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize. King argued that the "spiritual and moral lag" in modern man was due to what he later referred to as the "triple evils" of society: capitalism, militarism and racism.

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.

Elise Foley

Dreamers Keeping A Close Eye On Immigration To Determine Their Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If undocumented young people eventually get the chance to become citizens, it may not be as big a boon for the Democratic party as some ...

Elise Foley

Dreamers To Meet With Homeland Security Secretary On Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will meet Wednesday afternoon with a group led by young undocumented immigrants to hear their pr...

Both Congress and President Obama Have the Power to Stop the Pain in Immigrant Communities

Cristina Jiménez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Cristina Jiménez

Earlier this month, President Obama gave a speech calling for immigration reform. But President Obama's actions so far have only fueled the moral crisis our nation faces on immigration.

How Steve King Became an Ally of Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Frank Sharry

An amazing transformation has happened over the past few weeks. King has gone from being the bane of our existence to becoming an ally. No, he hasn't changed positions. No, he isn't doing it on purpose, either. He just keeps doing what Steve King does.

Ashley Balcerzak

Dreamers Deliver Cantaloupes To Steve King

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three undocumented immigrants delivered cantaloupes to Rep. Steve King's (R-Iowa) office Thursday and called for his removal from the Ho...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrants Invited To State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama stands before Congress on Tuesday for his State of the Union address, at least five undocumented immigrants ...

I Am UndocuQueer: New Strategies For Alliance Building For The LGBTQ And Immigrant Rights Movements

Jorge Gutierrez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Jorge Gutierrez

There is plenty of love and acceptance in our communities, so we must channel all of that into inclusive organizing and action that will ensure and protect the rights of all families and communities.

Elise Foley

Dreamers Group: We Won't Settle For Just The Dream Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly 600 would-be Dream Act beneficiaries and their allies, who helped in a successful push earlier this year for relief for undocumen...

Elise Foley

Dreamers Celebrate Obama's Win, Gear Up For Immigration Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON --- Nayeli Manzano, 16, nervously watched Tuesday's election results roll in with her family. She is undocumented, as are her parents, and ...

DREAMing of Citizenship: An Interview with Gaby Pacheco

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

With the House passing the DREAM (Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act last Wednesday and the Senate set to vote on it as soon as th...