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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: Immigrant rights a key part of continuing fight for racial justice

Tomorrow in Washington, DC, tens of thousands are expected to rally and march on the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington. In 1963, at the height of the civil rights movement, over a quarter of a million people marched in the nation's capitol for racial equality. There, Dr. Read more >

National Day of Action Against Border Militarization - July 17, 2013

Take action today and every day! Read more >

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Senate Nears Vote on Flawed Immigration Bill

'Border Surge' Amendment -- Escalation of Bad and Dangerous Policy Read more >

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Urgent Action Alert: Stop the 'SAFE' Act, Stop Detentions & Deportations

Urgent Action Needed Today to Stop HR 2278, the 'SAFE' Act Read more >

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Reminder: Sign Open Letter to Senate Judiciary - Fair and Just Immigration Reform

A reminder:

Please sign the Open Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in Support of Fair and Just Immigration Reform! Read more >

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A Call for Endorsements: Fair and Just Immigration Reform!

As the Senate Judiciary Committee continues the “mark up” process on S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, we ask you to join our Open Letter in which we urge the Committee to adhere to principles of human rights, fairness and justice.

We are asking for both individual and organizational endorsements of our Open Letter for Fair and Just Immigration Reform. The letter will be sent to Judiciary Committee members prior to the next scheduled mark-up day, May 20. Read more >

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International Workers' Day 2013: Calls for Legalization -- Not Deportation!

For the past several years International Workers' Day, May Day, has served as a vehicle to spotlight the particular injustices against immigrant workers, especially the undocumented. Read more >

Time for Fair & Just Immigration Reform

Around the country and in Washington, DC, today, thousands of immigrant community members, activists and allies are calling for legalization, an end to detentions and deportations, support for family unity, workers' rights and an end to exploitative guestworker programs. Read more >

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Act to Keep Families Together -- Stop the Deportations

Call on legislators during the congressional spring break (through April 5) to urge their support to defend and uphold family unity -- and to commit to ending the cycle of deportations that traumatize, separate and destroy the dreams of hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their families. Read more >

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Migrant Women's Rights are Human Rights! Workshop and march in New York, Mar. 7 & 8

For those of you who are in or will be in New York this next week, please join us for the workshop, Violence Against Migrant Women and the Human Rights Framework, on Thursday March 7. NNIRR is a member of the Women and Global Migration Working Group, one of the workshop hosts. Read more >