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Sixty thousand people will be the sacrificial lambs of political expediency for this fall’s midterm elections. That’s the number of undocumented immigrants likely to be deported between now and November because Obama has broken yet...

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The Obama Administration has revealed a plan to spend $3.7 billion to curb the recent influx of Central American refugees, which includes approximately 90,000 unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Leaked pictures of detention facilities...

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Lack of political action halting deportations is fueling heroic civil disobedience...

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Re-posted from www.Sawant.Seattle.gov (originally posted March 11, 2014) The following letter was sent from the office of Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Dr. George C. Zoley, CEO of GEO...

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Resisting Record Deportations and Inhumane Conditions Eyewitness Report by Joe Sonntag  On Friday, March 7, immigrant rights activists announced that an estimated 1200 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center launched a hunger strike to protest...

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Women in the U.S. are not strangers to economic exploitation, gender discrimination, or violence. This is especially true for immigrant women...

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Last year, working people produced historic profits for corporations and their investors while being compensated with stagnating wages and gutted benefit packages, if they were awarded at all (Economic Policy Institute, 3/2013). Meanwhile, immigrant workers...

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Although May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, has traditionally been a celebration of labor movements worldwide, it acquired a unique character in the United States in 2006 when millions of immigrants took to...

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On May 17, several undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at Arizona Senator John McCain’s office demanding he support the DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) sponsored by Senators Dick Durbin and...

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To effectively combat the anti-immigrant “law and order” rhetoric, the most essential point to popularize is that the American corporate elite have created a vicious cycle with their free-trade, imperialist policies against Latin America. Decades...

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