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Civil Rights News: Immigration Crackdown Hurting Families; Health Insurance Reform Rebates Working; Study Says Romney Tax Plan Soaks the Middle Class

Compiled by Willie Roberson, a Summer 2012 Leadership Conference Education Fund Intern. Immigration and Keeping Families Intact Editorial The Los Angeles Times Caring parents are losing their parental rights due to the current immigration system. A study conducted by the … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Florida Misguided on Voting Rights; Honor Student Facing Deportation; Arizona’s Bogus War on Ethnic Studies Programs

Compiled by Rachel Barr, a Summer 2012 intern at The Leadership Conference Education Fund Interfering with voting rights The Washington Post Editorial Board Florida has recently been under the microscope in terms of voting rights as the state has reviewed … Continue reading

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On Rachel Maddow Show, Jose Antonio Vargas Discusses Civil and Human Rights Issues at Stake in the Struggle Against Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Journalist, activist, and co-founder of DefineAmerican.com, Jose Antonio Vargas learned that he was an undocumented immigrant at age 16. Today he and others are telling their stories and … Continue reading

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Immigration Advocates Offer Guarded Response to Obama Admin’s New Deportation Policy

In response to the Obama Administration’s new deportation policy announced last week, immigration advocates are celebrating cautiously while still pushing for comprehensive immigration reform and the end of the Secure Communities program. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) designed SCOMM … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: Parent Deportation Leaves Children Lost; Obama on Education Inequality; Do Women Have a Future in Politics?

Life After Deportation: U.S. Citizen Kids Left Behind When Mom and Dad Leave Country Chicago Tribune A growing number of young Americans are carrying the weight when their families are torn apart because of deportations of either one or both … Continue reading

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Civil Rights News: NAACP More Diverse; 4-Yr-Old Citizen Deported; Census Finds Detroit Desertion; Miami PD Questioned in Race Relations

New NAACP Seeing More Gay, Diverse Chapter Leaders The State-South Carolina’s Homepage Established to advocate for black equality and civil rights, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) now has grown to confront prejudice at broader levels. … Continue reading

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WATCH: Shahed Hossain’s Deportation Story

On Colorlines’ latest video, featuring Shahed Hossain telling his story of being deported. Continue reading

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