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How is Deporting My Brother a Solution to Gang Violence?

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia , Commentary, Oscar Servellon, Dec 05, 2008

A 16-year-old Salvadoran American wonders if his brother's deportation will force him deeper into gang life.

Hunger Strikers Seek New Immigrant Rights Movement

New America Media, News Report, Kenneth Kim, Nov 04, 2008

Today marks the last day of a three-week hunger strike by immigrant rights protesters who hoped to re-energize the movement.

Postville Raid Targets Tell Their Own Stories

New America Media, News Feature//Video, Cliff Parker, Marcelo Ballv, Oct 19, 2008

What happens to a story when the reporters move on? NAM's ongoing coverage of the aftermath of the immigration raids in Postville, Iowa in May allows some of the people swept up in the raids to continue telling their own stories.


After Miss. Immigration Raid, Pastor Tries To Calm Chaos

New America Media, News feature, Marcelo Ballv, Oct 17, 2008

Pastor Roberto Velez, like other clergy with a growing flock of undocumented immigrants, became de-facto leader of an emerging Hispanic community in Mississippi after immigration agents raided a local transformer plant.

The Postville 28 -- Women Immigrants Fight to Stay in U.S.

New America Media, News Feature//Video, Marcelo Ballv, Sep 30, 2008

Some 28 women immigrants swept up in last May's ICE raids on a meatpacking plant in Postville, Iowa have chosen to fight deportation. The decision has brought with it special hardships, but it is also testing new legal frontiers -- especially for victims of domestic violence.

The Knock at the Door: San Franciscos Sanctuary Status Under Fire

New America Media, News Feature, Words: Elena Shore, Sep 16, 2008

The arrest of six undocumented immigrants at a private home in San Francisco last week calls into question how protected undocumented immigrants in this sanctuary city really are. Traduccin al espaol

'Poli-Migra': New Spanish Word for Blurred Line Between Police and ICE

La Raza, News Report, Fabiola Pomareda, Sep 02, 2008

A new term in the local Spanish lexicon reflects ongoing police efforts that have blurred the lines between local, state and federal authority. Latin American immigrants detained by Chicago police for minor infractions are increasingly ending up on immigration hold status. Traduccin al espaol

The Politics Driving Mississippis ICE Raid

New America Media, News Analysis, David Bacon, Aug 31, 2008

The Mississippi ICE raid -- the largest to date -- was driven by politics that undermined workers' efforts to get better wages and working conditions.

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Immigration: Too Hot for DNC?

New America Media, News Report, Roberto Lovato, Aug 26, 2008

Thousands of Democrats are gathering in Denver to nominate Barack Obama, but only a handful want to talk about immigration reform.


Asian Americans Rally in Support of Undocumented Students

AsianWeek, News feature, Asianweek Staff, Aug 20, 2008

About 40 percent of undocumented undergraduate students are Asian, and many are speaking out. Others are rallying to support them.

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