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Immigrant and Emigrant Populations by Country of Origin and Destination

Notes:<p>Source:<p>Migration Policy Institute tabulation of data from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (2017), Trends in …

How the deportation numbers mislead

John Moore/Getty Images<p>Over the past five <b></b>years, activists, academics and the news media have stressed that the Obama administration has removed nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants, and is on pace to deport more than any other White House in U.S. history.<p>The truth is that the U.S. is actually …

Zapatista Uprising 20 Years Later: How Indigenous Mexicans Stood Up Against NAFTA "Death Sentence"

It's DREAMers Vs. Longtime Activists On Citizenship As A Deal Breaker For New Immigration Laws

Citizenship or nothing? DREAMers say their families need relief from deportation and they're willing to pass on citizenship for now to get it, but old guard reform advocates don't think that needs to happen. DREAMers release letter exclusively to BuzzFeed detailing their position.<p>As rumblings begin …

How the Rise of Women in Labor Could Save the Movement

“While birthing ROC I have birthed two children,” Saru Jayaraman, co-founder and co-director of the restaurant worker organizing group ROC United, …

Washington State House Of Representatives Approves Granting Financial Aid To Undocumented Students

On the first day of the Washington state legislature’s 2014 session, the state’s House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that would …

Eight Immigration Wins In 2013

Despite a landmark comprehensive immigration reform bill that cleared the Senate in June, a corresponding bill that addresses the 11.7 million …

How America’s harshest immigration law failed

“Illegal is illegal.” With that rallying cry, Alabama passed HB 56 in 2011, the harshest state immigration law in the country.<p>The lead sponsor of the …

Help Debunk the Myths About Women and Immigration

Credit: Yash Mori on Flickr, under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)<p>(WOMENSENEWS)–Women’s rights activists have long maintained that our national …

Local Officials Improve Immigration Enforcement Policies as Congress Fails to Act

220 Shares<p>The county council in King County, Washington, decided this week that local law enforcement officials will stop honoring federal …

Immigrant integration conference shares ideas on inclusion

Last week the sixth annual National Immigrant Integration Conference attracted hundreds of immigrant rights supporters, elected officials, …

King County Council restricts immigration holds

Loading...<p><b>King County, Wash.</b> - Immigration rights advocates hailed the King County Council Monday after it passed sharp limits on federal immigration …

While feds stall, California advances immigration reform

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters<p>LOS ANGELES — A row of seven pay-phone booths lines the corner of Bauchet and Vignes streets downtown here, just outside the walls of the L.A. County Men’s Central Jail. From that corner, newly released inmates and visiting families can nearly make out the top of the federal …

Meet the Prison Profiteers.

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Image credit:<br>http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/28/cliteracy_n_3823983.html<p>While skimming through news a few weeks ago, I noticed that one of the …

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ADVISORY: Delegation of Migrant Women Highlight Flaws in U.S. Guestworker Programs

<b>MEDIA ADVISORY</b><p><b>October 4, 2013</b> <b></b><p><b>Media Contact:</b><p>Moravia de la O<p>(410) 783-0236, moravia@cdmigrante.org<p><b>Internationally Recruited Women Urge Policymakers To</b> …

Congress's Illegal-Immigration Detention Quota Costs $2 Billion a Year

Noemi Romero, 21, was arrested on a charge of criminal impersonation while working at a Phoenix grocery store in January. Because she was in the …

Charts: 4 reasons why the White House's domestic-worker protections matter

Backlash grows against federal immigration screening in jails

Advocates for immigrants have gained ground in the last six months in their long fight against a U.S. policy allowing federal immigration officials to screen suspects in local jails. Now they are close to notching their biggest victory yet.<p>In California, the home of nearly 2.5 million unauthorized …