Undocumented Immigrants

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Photo Essay: Thousands of Activists March Through New York City to #DefendDACA

Just days after the Trump administration announced its decision to end DACA, thousands of immigrants and their allies rallied in protest and solidarity outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City.

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WATCH: High School Senior Shares Her Life As an Undocumented Teen

A new video from The Atlantic follows a graduating senior as she navigates higher education and the path to citizenship.

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.”

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Activists Oust Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The infamous sheriff—whose unconstitutional policing of the county’s immigrant community pitted him against activists for more than two decades—lost his re-election bid two weeks after he was charged with criminal contempt of court.

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Georgia Educator Fired for Racist Facebook Posts

Jane Wood Allen was fired for several Facebook posts in which she made racist statements against Black people and Muslims.

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These Photos Highlight the Undocumented Immigrants Excluded from DAPA

The #Not1More campaign created TheExcluded.net to put a face on the undocumented immigrants whose fates the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program doesn’t address.

New Scholarship Will Send 500 DREAMers to College

TheDream.US joined forces with two states to help undocumented immigrant students continue their education.

READ: WWII Internment Camp Survivor Visits Detention Centers, Illuminates Striking Similarities

“The parallels, the resonance, the familiarity of the situation was really clear,” Dr. Satsuki Ina told the Los Angeles Times. 

Kansas Officials Call Error-Ridden Spanish-Language Voting Guides 'An Administrative Error'

The original Spanish-language guides contained an incorrect voter registration deadline and did not tell voters that they can use a passport as acceptable photo ID

New Website Helps Undocumented Immigrant Women Exercise Their Rights

StepForward tackles immigration issues that directly impact women.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide If Obama Abused His Power With Immigration Executive Order

Obama created DAPA, a program that would halt the deportation of some undocumented parents, through an executive order last year. The program has been in limbo due to legal challenges from 26 states. Now, the Supreme Court is getting involved.

Clinton Changes Position, Drops I-Word From Public Remarks

The Democratic presidential candidate’s about-face on the term “illegal immigrant” comes two weeks after she used the term in a speech. 

Donald Trump Supporters Attack Black Lives Matter Activist at Campaign Event. Trump Calls the Beating Victim 'Obnoxious And Loud.'

Add this to Trump’s endless list of vitriolic, racist and racially tinged statements. 

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.

California is Rapidly Extending Public Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants

County officials say that offering preventative services to adult undocumented immigrants will lower costs and improve overall public health.

STUDY: New Research Examines Immigrant Assimilation and Busts Stereotypes

The study presents data that disproves stereotypes surrounding language acquisition, health and more.

Judge Halts Obama's Executive Action

Get ready for a dramatic legal battle.

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads '1 of 11 Million' Campaign for Deportation Relief

The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.

Call for Immigrant Rights Advocates to Boycott White House Meetings

Some grassroots undocumented activists are shunning mainstream groups

The Immigrant You Won't See in Sofia Coppola's 'Bling Ring'

In the age of immigration reform and Deferred Action are portrayals of undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes a good thing?