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Weekly Diaspora: 200,000 March on DC, Call for Immigration Reform Now

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger As the health care debate comes to a close, there's no better time to introduce comprehensive immigration refor...

Courage to Fight for the Future of Our Country

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marielena Hincapié

The decision to leave millions of immigrants out of the health care reform bill makes little sense from a public policy or fiscal perspective.

On Eve of Historic March, Hope for LGBT Immigrant Families

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

The LGBT family, like the American family, includes immigrants.The UAFA bill would allow LGBT Americans to sponsor their foreign-born partners so they could remain together in the U.S.

Are the Undocumented Risking It All For A Little Known March?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada An estimated 900 buses ...

The Criminal Flaw in Obama's Immigration Vision

Seth Freed Wessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Freed Wessler

If the trend line that Bush's enforcement structure set in motion continues, we're on pace to be deporting around half a million people a year by 2013.

A Bipartisan Immigration Plan, Carrots and Sticks

Jeffrey Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Kaye

Just days ahead of a planned Sunday rally that immigrants' rights advocates hope will bring tens of thousands of people to Washington D.C., Senators C...

Weekly Diaspora: No Sleep 'Till March on Washington

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger This Sunday, tens of thousands of people plan to march on the National Mall in Washington, DC in an effort to...

Korean Americans March for America

Minsuk Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Minsuk Kim

Undocumented Korean American students are making their voices heard. On March 21, over 100,000 people from every corner of America will come together for immigration reform in the March For America.

A Moment of Truth on Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Our immigration system is badly broken and a majority of Americans support reform. Yet the question remains whether Obama will make a forceful push for reform legislation, and whether Congress has the guts to pass it.

Weekly Diaspora: Immigration Opponents Take a Turn for the Worse

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger As grassroots support for the pro-immigration reform March for America grows, anti-immigration groups and their...

A Little Momentum on Immigration Reform

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

It's always amusing to watch political leaders trying to catch up with the people. The White House is now sprinting to catch up with those demanding practical solutions to our broken immigration system.

Immigration Reform Now: An Emotional Plea to Obama

Aladdin Elaasar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aladdin Elaasar

Her words reduced us to tears. Beatrice Vasques, a 15-year-old born in LA, came home from school one day to find her mom arrested and deported by immigration officers.

Weekly Diaspora: Rallying the Grassroots

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Ed. Note: After a brief hiatus, the Diaspora is back! We're very excited to have Erin Rosa on board for this pr...

The Dream that Keeps on Marching for America

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

The man handed us several crumpled $20 bills. "I would like to donate $200 to help a household worker or a day laborer go to Washington and speak for us," he said, turning to walk away.