Posts tagged "immigration reform"
Activist Groups Allege Abuse of Hundreds of Child Immigrants at US Border

Activist Groups Allege Abuse of Hundreds of Child Immigrants at US Border

Immigration activist groups have filed a complaint against the US Customs and Border Protection agents.
Virginia Attorney General Announces DREAMers Will Qualify for In-State Tuition

Virginia Attorney General Announces DREAMers Will Qualify for In-State Tuition

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced yesterday that DREAMers, children of undocumented immigrants who lawfully live in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, will qualify for in-state college tuition at Virginia's public universities.
Protestors Fight For #Not1More Deportation Across the US

Protestors Fight For #Not1More Deportation Across the US

"Immigration reform has been stalled, and we need action now. Not in three months, not review. We need it now."
New Bill Aims To Expand Health Care Access for Immigrant Women and Families

New Bill Aims To Expand Health Care Access for Immigrant Women and Families

The Health Equity and Access Under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014, introduced last week, would significantly improve the ability of immigrant women and families to access affordable health care.
Alabama's Harsh Anti-Immigration Law Permanently Blocked

Alabama’s Harsh Anti-Immigration Law Permanently Blocked

The provisions affected employment, education, transportation, and housing for undocumented immigrants.
Representatives Push President to Protect Detainees from Sexual Abuse

Representatives Push President to Protect Detainees from Sexual Abuse

A bipartisan group of 12 members of Congress are urging US President Barack Obama to issue stronger protections to prevent the sexual abuse of immigrant detainees in a newly-released letter.
Fast For Families Calls for Immigration Reform

Fast For Families Calls for Immigration Reform

The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
Shackled Pregnant Woman Receives Settlement

Shackled Pregnant Woman Receives Settlement

An undocumented woman who was shackled before and after giving birth in Tennessee will receive $490,000 in a settlement and now has the prospect of a U-visa.
Nationwide Immigration Reform Protests Continue

Nationwide Immigration Reform Protests Continue

Protests have been held in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington, among other states.
Over 100 Women Arrested While Protesting House Inaction on Immigration Reform

Over 100 Women Arrested While Protesting House Inaction on Immigration Reform

The 104 women included 20 undocumented immigrants, the largest number of undocumented immigrant women to willingly submit to arrest.