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Immigration

Opposing S.744, The Senate’s “Immigration Reform” Bill

BY SHERRY MANN, Occupied Tucson Citizen On Monday, June 24, the Senate voted to move forward with an immigration-reform package that includes extreme border militarization tied to an already onerous pathway to citizenship. Due to […]

Jul, 29

Mexican Immigration Will Be an Issue as Long as the Nation has a Third World Economy

BY TEX SHELTERS, Occupied Tucson Citizen   A Gang of Eight Senators on Capital Hill introduced an immigration reform bill to Congress on April 17. It has little chance of passing in the Republican House […]

May, 11

Senate Immigration Bill: More Militarization of the Border, No Real Path to Citizenship

JESSICA DESVARIEUX interviews ISABEL GARCIA, The Real News     New legislation will increase deportations, beef up police while worker status will help provide cheap labor for businesses but make citizenship almost impossible to attain. […]

Apr, 19

Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama from “Black Listing” Immigrants

BY ACLU Case Is Latest Example of State Attempting to Target and Drive Out Immigrants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A coalition of civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit today to […]

Feb, 14

Border Patrol steals migrant’s food and blankets during recent cold spell

BY NO MORE DEATHS Tucson, AZ- A hidden camera video released by Tucson-based humanitarian organization, No More Deaths, shows an agent of the U.S. Border Patrol removing clean blankets and food intended for migrants in distress.  […]

Jan, 23

An open letter to Ron Barber regarding his first day on the job

BY RANDY SERRAGLIO Apparently, it was a baptism by hellfire. Within minutes of being sworn in, you were caught up in a legislative conflict that disingenuously pitted border security against the environment. Unfortunately, you somehow […]

Jul, 08

Immigration and Conservative Doublethink

BY ROBERT GUARD Tune in to the mainstream conservative media (on talk radio, or the #1 cable news network FOX) and we hear all this bluster and anger over Obama’s recent decision to stop deporting […]

Jul, 01

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