Immigration

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ACLU Kicks Off 7-Point Plan to Fight Trump Administration, Protect Civil Liberties

The organization also filed requests with several government agencies, demanding documents regarding Trump's possible conflicts of interest.

The black and gray silhouette of a person wearing a hoodie is the backdrop of text that asks affected communities about how they feel about Trump taking office.

[VIDEO] Million Hoodies for Justice Has an Inauguration Day Message for the Anxious Masses

Today the youth leaders are talking to you, not President Trump.

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President Obama Ends 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy for Cuban Immigrants

The decades-old policy allowed most Cuban immigrants to remain in the U.S., regardless of how they entered the country.

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When and Where to Watch Senate Confirmation Hearings for Trump's Cabinet Picks

A flurry of Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees are happening this week. Here's when and where to watch.

U.S. President Barack Obama walks out of the White House before boarding Marine One and departing to Louisiana August 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. Obama will survey historic flooding that has damaged more almost 70,000 homes and killed at least 13 people.

Faith Leaders Press President Obama to Pardon Immigrants, Nonviolent Offenders

PICO National Network: “Responding in this moment means raising our voices in support of vulnerable families and pushing President Obama to use his powers to protect those who will be most impacted when he leaves office.”

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower on December 7, 2016, in New York City. The president-elect announced today that Pruitt would head the EPA.

3 Things People of Color Need to Know About Trump's EPA Pick

Scott Pruitt is anti immigration, antiObamacare and anti criminal justice reform—and he doesn't believe in the idea of human-made climate change.

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Activists Coordinate Actions, Tell Congress to Stand Up for All Undocumented Immigrants

“It is imperative that a clear message is sent out to all immigrants: your protection matters and we must fight for it.”

A Colombian immigrant studies ahead of her citizenship exam at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Queens office on May 30, 2013, in the Long Island City neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Permanent Residents Who Aren't Citizens by Inauguration Day

Essential information for green card holders in the final weeks before Trump enters the White House.  

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DREAMers Share Their Stories Via #SaveDACA

“We don’t need a wall. We need to take millions of undocumented people out of the shadows.”

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How Today's SCOTUS Hearing Will Impact Detained Undocumented Immigrants

Supreme Court justices' decision in Jennings v. Rodriguez will determine if the government must provide immigrants facing deportation with bond hearings after six months of detention. 

A young Muslim man wearing a black hoodie and a young woman wearing a hijab hold up signs that say "Islam is peace" and "We not a terrorist"

We Have Been Here Before

Even though our Muslim-, South Asian- and Arab-American communities have been confronting and surviving backlash and criminalization in the 15 years since 9/11, our lives, identities and futures are at stake like never before. 

A crowd of people at a Mexican Independence Day celebration where the Democratic and Republican parties courted Latinx voters

For Latinx People, a Post-Election 'Time of Reckoning'

Latinx digital media pioneer Julio Ricardo Varela reflects on the 2016 election and where Latinx people go from here.

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ICYMI: Denver Sheriff Department Settles Discriminatory Hiring Lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice sued the department for discriminating against work-authorized undocumented immigrants during the hiring process.

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#SanctuaryCampus Protests Demand Safe Havens for Undocumented Students Across Country

The protests emerged in response to Donald Trump's committment to cutting federal funding to sanctuary cities and deporting millions of undocumented immigrants.

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Trump PAC Spokesperson Cites Japanese Internment Camps as Precedent for Muslim Registry

Carl Higbie: “I know the ACLU is going to challenge it, but I think it will pass. We’ve done it with Iran back a while ago. We did it during World War II with Japanese.”

A group of smiling young women raise their arms during a breathing exercise at a session of the Facing Race National Conference

Trump Reminds Us the Racial Justice Movement Is Growing

Backlash only exists when we are making progress, so let’s keep going.

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Undocumented Students, Allies Hold Nationwide #SanctuaryCampus Protests

In the shadow of Donald Trump's pledge to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and crack down on sanctuary cities, students at schools across the country are planning walk-outs and other actions to demand their campuses remain safe for undocumented people.

Young Black men hold up signs that read "We are not animals" and "Black lives matter."

Black Lives Matter Issues Statement on Election of Donald Trump

“Donald Trump has promised more death, disenfranchisement and deportations. We believe him.... In the face of this, our commitment remains the same: protect ourselves and our communities.”

Jose Antonio Vargas attends a screening of "White People" at the Regent Theater on July 20, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.

#FacingRace Livestream: Jose Antonio Vargas Keynote

The founder of #EmergingUs takes the main stage at this year's Facing Race conference.

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#FacingRace Livestream: Where Do We Go From Here?

Linda Sarsour, Van Jones and five other leading racial justice figures discuss how to push movements forward at Facing Race's closing plenary.