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Immigration Activists Escalate Deportation Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Activists Turn Up The Heat On ICE

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Immigrant rights activists blocked the entrance to Eloy Detention Center in Arizona and held a demonstration in front of Phoenix’s Immigration and C...

Elise Foley

Civil Rights Groups Keep Up Legal Fight Against SB 1070

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1994, Thomas Saenz was just a few years out of Yale Law School when one of the most high-profile immigration law fights erupted in Ca...

Love vs Sheriff Arpaio's Tent City

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 08.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine

Going Face-to-Face With Day Laborers

Aaron Hurst | Posted 07.17.2012 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Pablo Alvarado came to the United States from El Salvador in the 1990s and worked for five years as an undocumented laborer. Today he works for the National Day Laborer Organization Network (NDLON) and helps to fight for the rights and dignity of day laborers.

Manu Chao: A Heartfelt Song in Arizona

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
Pablo Alvarado

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Elise Foley

Secure Communities Agreements Canceled, Participation Still Required

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Activists are outraged over a Friday announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that it will move ahead with its controversia...

Elise Foley

Secure Communities Immigration Program A Gateway For Other FBI Data-Sharing

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Documents released on Wednesday reveal more details about how the government planned to roll out its Secure Communities immigration-enfo...

What the Government Should Be Verifying: Jobs, Safety, and Training

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Pablo Alvarado

The government should stop its immigrant witch hunt and start focusing on real solutions. What we need is verification of workplace safety and effective enforcement of wage and hour laws.

Thanks to ICE, Families Are Under Threat This Mother's Day

Nahal Zamani | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Nahal Zamani

On Sunday, countless people across the country will honor the women and mothers in their families. For many, however, Mother's Day will be a tragic re...

Elise Foley

Officials Refuse To Budge On Deportation Of Students, Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite appeals from immigration reform advocates and some Congressional Democrats, the Obama administration will not block deportations...

Arpaio Interrupts Arizona's 'Breathing Room'

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Alvarado

When the omnibus package of anti-immigration bills proposed by Senate President Russell Pearce failed to pass, commentators suggested that Arizona was ready to take a breath on the immigration debate.

When War is Peace and 'Secure Communities' Means 'Deportation': Orwell as Advisor to the President

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Pablo Alvarado

While George Bush was advised by Dick Cheney, it seems like President Obama has been reading 1984.

A Minor Setback for Arizona's Residents

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Alvarado

Last week, the effort to take away the citizenship rights of Arizona's first generation children born of undocumented parents hit a wall.

On Securing Communities in New York

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Coming soon to a nabe near you: the Secure Communities program, courtesy Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). But introduction and implementati...

Dishonesty Is Not the Best Policy, Neither Is Secure Communities

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Alvarado

When the Director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency's "Secure Communities" program, David Venturella said, "Have we created some of th...

Distrust of Police Grows as Santa Clara is Forced Into Secure Communities Without Reimbursment

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

Can counties opt-out of a controversial immigration enforcement partnership after a state agrees to participate? In three recent meetings, ICE had the...