North Carolina: The arrest of a librarian in Alamanc county is drawing criticism. There is speculation that local law enforcement is combing through medical records at the Alamance Health Department in order to crackdown on undocumented immigrants.
Nebraska: After hours of tense debate, Fremont’s city council votes down and anti-migrant bill. The proposal would have required contractors and employers who got licenses, permits or loans from the city to participate in the E-verify program to electronically verify a job applicant’s immigration status.
California: California may become the latest of several states to put restrictions on an online system that attempts to verify whether a job applicant can work in the U.S.
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California TRUST Act, DC Bill Set New ‘Commonsense’ Trend 07.10.2012. Washington, DC. Days after the California senate passed a “Post- Arizona SB1070” bill called the TRUST act, and on the day the Washington DC council is signed a similar bill (Bill … Continue reading →
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The nation’s leading Latino advocacy and civil rights non-profit organizations have come together to mobilize eligible Latino voters across the country, protect their right to vote, and ensure that they remain a vital part of our democracy … Continue reading →
Latinos, Immigrant Communities Prepared to Voice Objections at Ballot Box (WASHINGTON)—The Supreme Court today upheld Arizona’s vehemently anti-immigrant “show me your papers” law. “The Supreme Court dealt a major setback to justice for everyone. The impact of this decision … Continue reading →
Halt to Deportation for ALL DREAMers (WASHINGTON)—The Obama Administration today made the dream come true for DREAM students by immediately halting deportation for children who were brought to America by their immigrant parents and want nothing more than to continue … Continue reading →
One Year After Obama Administration Announces New Deportation Policy, Progress Report Using DHS Data Shows Fewer Individuals Getting Relief and Those Getting Relief are Getting a Worse Deal Washington, DC – After a growing outcry by immigrants, allies, and Members of Congress, … Continue reading →