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DREAMers Deliver Cantaloupes to Steve King and Supporters

Young DREAMer activists with United We Dream, in coordination with United Farm Workers, spent yesterday morning delivering cantaloupes to 224 representatives who voted with Rep. Steve King of Iowa to end DACA, President Obama’s policy to halt the deportations of some undocumented youth.

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Immigrants, Allies Begin 40 Day Fast To End Police/ICE Collaboration

On June 22, over 65 immigrants, allies, and religious leaders and 13 faith communities in Philadelphia began “40 Days of Fasting, Action, and Prayer” to demand an end to the collaboration between the Philadelphia Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). 

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Ruling on Voting Rights Act Holds Major Implications for Immigrants

As the Senate approaches its final hours in a push to bring millions of immigrants into the American polity, millions of citizens are being pushed out of it. What does the gutting of the Voting Rights Act mean for newly legalized immigrants? 

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North Carolina Undocumented Youth Hold ‘UndocuGraduation,’ Demanding Tuition Equality

North Carolina undocumented youth gathered in Raleigh last week for “UndocuGraduation” to demand equal access to education.

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Is the Anti-Immigrant Movement Ramping up Its Islamophobia in 2011?

White nationalist John Tanton and friends appear to be gearing up for a strong, anti-Muslim initiative in 2011.

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Top 10 Ways the White Nationalist Tanton Network Got Busted in 2010

Reflecting on the past year, the John Tanton Network’s anti-immigrant organizations performed an embarrassing number of gaffes that further exposed their extreme views and ties to white nationalism. Here is a list of the top 10 gaffes made by the John Tanton Network in 2010:

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Can Georgia Compete with Arizona as the Most Anti-Immigrant State in the Republic?

Despite a huge victory for immigrant students in last week’s House vote on the DREAM Act, states like Georgia remain on the verge of passing harsh anti-immigrant laws. While up to 22 states are considering legislation modeled after Arizona’s racist SB 1070, Georgia is prepared to act when the state legislature convenes next month.

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Reactionary Anti-Immigrant Groups Now Blaming Immigrants For Drought in Southwestern US

The anti-immigrant movement, under groups like The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), blame immigrants and population levels in the American Southwest for lack of water and potential water shortages. We know droughts are becoming more frequent and are lasting longer. There are real causes for water shortages in the Southwest and equitable access to water is highly important. The anti-immigrant movement, however, has only one cause and one solution: blame immigrants.

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Investigation Reveals the Deception Behind the Anti-Immigrant Movement

An investigative report by Village Voice Media has revealed the people and the organizations behind one of the nation’s most malicious movements to dehumanize immigrants.

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How About Some Justice for Those Risking Their Safety Putting Thanksgiving Dinner on Our Tables?

It’s that time of year again when people are busy planning and hosting seasonal celebrations that honor various cultural, religious and social traditions. Over the next six to eight weeks, gatherings will be held in homes, banquet halls, and houses of faith. Although the meaning of these celebrations may vary, rest assured, there will be plenty of good food on hand including ham, vegetables, fruits, nuts, dairy products of all kinds, and lots of turkeys.

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