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 Texas sending 1,000 National Guard troops to border Texas sending 1,000 National Guard troops to border
Texas Governor Rick Perry, (R-TX), announced plans to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they will bolster security efforts to prevent criminals from taking advantage of the current crisis there. "I will not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children from Central America are detained in squalor," he said at a press conference. "We are too good a country for that to occur." The number of unaccompanied minors crossing the ....

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 Latinas take a stand for immigration in new PSAs Latinas take a stand for immigration in new PSAs
Immigration to the United States is not only in the minds of politicians, but also a few Latina celebrities, who have made the undocumented immigrants' plight the topic of new series of public service announcements. “Welcome.us” kicked off a campaign which can be currently viewed on YouTube and includes clips by Entertainment Tonight co-host Rocsi Diaz, “Glee” star Naya Rivera and “Sopranos” actress Jaime-Lynn Sigler. Diaz’s three-minute clip “The Secrets of Strangers” shows pairs of in....

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 U.S. sends first wave of deportations: Children, single mothers U.S. sends first wave of deportations: Children, single mothers
The first undocumented immigrants were returned to Honduras from the U.S. detention facility in New Mexico on Monday, July 14th the Department of Homeland Security said. About 40 Hondurans, including children, were bused to the Roswell, New Mexico, airport Monday morning from a federal law enforcement training facility at Artesia that was converted last month to house about 400 Central American women and children. Homeland Security officials told the chartered flight was just the "init....

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 Court rules DREAMers can get Arizona driver's licenses  Court rules DREAMers can get Arizona driver's licenses
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer was wrong to bar some young immigrants from receiving driver’s licenses, a panel of federal judges ruled. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division to end its policy of denying licenses to young immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. This group of young people is seriously harmed by their inability to get drivers’ licenses, the court said. The court ruled that Arizona’s license denial policy is likely to be ....

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 Lupillo Rivera attached by anti-immigrants

Lupillo Rivera attached by anti-immigrants
An unidentified protester, argues with Lupillo Rivera a Mexican-American singer and U.S. citizen for his support to undocumented, as three buses carrying 140 immigrants attempt to enter the Murrieta U.S. Border Patrol station for processing on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The celebrated artist reached the conflict zone where he rebuked the protesters. In exchange words were spat, according to reports. "Let them come. They are not alone. They are our Mexican and Central American brothers. We a....

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 Our Vote: Flexing our political and financial muscle Our Vote: Flexing our political and financial muscle
The launch of the Latino Victory Project by its founders, Henry Muñoz III and Eva Longoria, as well as Congressman Joaquin Castro, described the urgent need to begin building the infrastructure to address the under-representation of Hispanics elected to public office and develop the next generation of leaders, including the first Hispanic men or woman President of the United States. The 2012 presidential election marked a milestone for Latino political participation. Latinos turned out in ....

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 Honoring the foreign-born service members Honoring the foreign-born service members
Each year, roughly 8,000 immigrants join the U.S. military, bringing linguistic skills and cultural diversity that enrich each branch of the Armed Forces. Nearly 65,000 service members have become naturalized U.S. citizens since September 2001, but there are still limits that prevent young immigrants who want to serve from doing so. In addition, there are a growing number of veterans of the U.S. military who served honorably but have still found themselves deported due to our broken immigratio....

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 Revolt against Secure Communities program

Revolt against Secure Communities program
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (D) announced a significant change to the city's law enforcement policies. Going forward, Philadelphia officials would no longer acquiesce to the federal government's requests that they hold certain undocumented immigrants for extra time solely for deportation purposes. The change in policy is among the latest acts of rebellion against the euphemistically-titled Secure Communities. The program has played a central role in deportations over the past six yea....

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Soaring number of migrant deportations for minor offenses
With the Obama administration deporting illegal immigrants at a record pace, the president has said the government is going after “criminals, gang bangers, people who are hurting the community, not after students, not after folks who are here just because they’re trying to figure out how to feed their families.” But a New York Times analysis of internal government records shows that since President Obama took office, two-thirds of the nearly two million deportation cases involve people wh....
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ICE gets sued claiming retaliation for hunger strikes
Two legal groups are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it is retaliating against immigrant hunger strikers at a Washington detention center by placing them in solitary confinement something the agency denies. The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and Columbia Legal Services said they're asking a federal judge in Tacoma for a temporary restraining order to halt the practice. The groups say hunger-striking is free speech protected by the First Amendment. ....
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Jeb Bush: Illegal immigration often 'an act of love'
Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said that undocumented immigrants who come to the United States to provide for their families are not committing a felony but an "act of love." In comments at odds with the views of many in his party, Bush, the son of the 41st president and brother of the 43rd, said of the divisive immigration issue: "I think we need to kind of get beyond the harsh political rhetoric to a better place.” "I'm going to say this and it will....
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Girl asks Pope to talk to Obama about immigration reform
Jersey Vargas, a 10-year-old girl from Panorama City, California traveled to the Vatican to ask that Pope Francis talk to President Obama about immigration reform during their meeting. Her father, Mario Vargas, had been in the United States since he was 16, but was detained after he was caught driving without a valid license, Vargas said. “My dad was the provider for my family and when I heard about my dad it really broke my heart because I would never think of my dad being away from me ....
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Marco Rubio talks immigration reform at Google
Marco Rubio (R-FL), a republican U.S. Senator for Florida has been pretty quiet about immigration reform lately, but he was asked about it at Google and he gave a five minute answer. Rubio, when asked if legalization of the undocumented would help the economy, said, “That’s just a fundamental decision the country will have to make. If the country decides they are prepared to incorporate 8 or 9 million people that violated our laws. The next question will be, ‘Are you prepared to hav....
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Democrats ready to force vote on Immigration Reform
This week, Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced a petition to force a vote on the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate last year but stalled in the Republican controlled House, their latest move to pressure Republicans to advance an overhaul this year. The petition comes after failure from House Republican leadership to bring immigration reform legislation forward, despite broad-based support from the American public. A majority of the H....
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Head of NCLR calls Barak Obama “Deporter in Chief”
The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the "Deporter in Chief," denouncing the administration's deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants. Janet Murguia, who heads the National Council of La Raza, also directed her anger and frustration at House Republicans for stalling on immigration legislation, which is languishing some eight months after the Senate passed a bipartisan, comprehensive bill. Murguia made the comments at an awards dinner. "For....
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