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Civil Liberties

NAM original coverage, youth media stories, and ethnic media articles on civil liberties and rights. For more information on NAM civil liberties coverage, contact Sandip Roy at sroy [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Arpaio

Arizona Sheriff Arpaio to Unleash 800 Deputies on Undocumented Immigrants

New America Media, News Report, Text and Photos: Valeria Fernndez , Feb 15, 2010

Maricopa County's Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced that he plans to train over 800 deputies to arrest undocumented migrants, sparking a debate about whether "America's Toughest Sheriff" is breaking the law. Arpaio has enlisted a controversial law professor for legal cover.

New America Now: Crisis in Bushwick, A Sea of Poppies, Journey to Palestine

New America Now, Audio, Feb 12, 2010

Esther Sanchis looks at the effects of the mortgage meltdown on the Bushwick neighborhood in Brooklyn, A Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh is about the Indian Opium trade in the 19th century, and Corner Store chronicles the story of one corner store owner and his efforts to reunite with his family in Palestine and bring them to America.

Marc Hall

Court-Martial in Middle East for Angry Rapper-Soldier

New America Media, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Feb 12, 2010

A U.S. Army Specialist wrote an angry rap to protest being kept past his enlistment commitment by the Defense Department. Now he faces court martial in the Middle East where his unit is based.

citizenship

Stories of Hard-Won Citizenship

IExaminer, News report, Vivian Luu, Feb 07, 2010

More people are seeking U.S. citizenship than ever. More than 744,000 people were naturalized last year while just over a century ago, fewer than 8,000 people had that privilege, according to the US federal Web site.

Oscar Grant's Daughter Wins $1.5 Million Settlement

New America Media/ YO! Youth Outlook, Video, Ann Bassette & Min Lee, Jan 29, 2010

BART shooting victim Oscar Grant's five-year-old daughter was awarded a $1.5 million settlement. John Burris, attorney for the Oscar Grant family, reacts to the settlement.

Women's Rights Under Fire in Texas and Arizona

New America Now, Audio, Odette Keeley, Jan 29, 2010

Undocumented pregnant women being held in detention centers have reason to worry; and, women in Texas are facing harsh obstacles in getting their license to practice eyebrow threading

New America Now: The Power of Women

New America Now, Audio, Jan 29, 2010

New America Now presents A Woman's Special featuring the only female Prime Minister of Peru, a rare example of a woman completing a Torah, and the reality of emerging roles for Muslim women today.

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