Immigrant and Voting Rights Activists Shut Down NYC-NJ Bridge in #SomosVisible Campaign
Ten people successfully blocked traffic on the George Washington Bridge during rush hour.
McDonald’s Must Pay $355,000 for Discriminating Against Immigrants
The fast food chain will also pay back wages to employees who were negatively impacted by the discriminatory policy.
Texas Can Still Deny Birth Certificates to Children of Immigrants
A judge says Texas doesn’t have to issue birth certificates for the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants—yet.
Activists Urge North Carolina Governor to Veto Anti-Immigrant Bill
Activist Nancy Cardenas on the proposed law: “When some community members are hesitant to call the police for fear of being deported, it threatens the safety of the entire community.”
STUDY: 1 in 3 Migrants Deported at the Mexican Border Experience Abuse
From verbal abuse to racial discrimination, more than a third of those deported by Border Patrol were subjected to mistreatment.
Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After 'Suspicious' Death
The cause of Zoraida Reyes’s death has yet to be determined.
ACLU Calls for Investigation of 'Roving' Border Patrols
Following a settlement over ‘roving’ border patrols in Washington state, the ACLU is turning its attention to similar circumstances in Arizona.
Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants
On Saturday CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ‘TRUST Act’ into law, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining immigrants who have not committed serious crimes.
Undocumented Immigrant Awaits Supreme Court Decision on Becoming a Lawyer
Sergio C. Garcia passed the California State Bar Exam in 2009, but when that license was revoked soon after he began
fighting for the right to practice law.
'No Papers, No Fear' Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles
‘No Papers, No Fear’ organizers are fundraising to repair the Undocubus so they can get back on the road.
Inside Out 11M Public Art Project Hits Miami
11M draws attention to the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. through a participatory art project.
41 Immigration Reform Activists Arrested in Washington DC
While dozens of activists were arrested in the most recent act of civil disobedience for immigration reform, other advocates are mocking Rep. Steve King’s racist remarks by delivering cantaloupes and photographing their calves.
Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities
Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.
Joe Arpaio's Newest Victim
Maria Garcia had her arm broken in the Arizona sheriff’s jails. Now, other imprisoned immigrant women issue pleas for help.
The Crime? Humanitarian Aid
An activist is charged with littering after leaving water for immigrants.
When An Immigrant Mom Gets Arrested
More women–and their children–are getting trapped by the intersection of policies governing deportations, prisons and foster care.
Decades of Discrimination
Renée Willette charts the parallels between the Palmer Raids, the internment of Japanese Americans, and today’s domestic “war on terror.”
The War on Youth
Domestic Militarization – The Wars At Home