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The 'Inside-Outside' of Domestic Immigration Reform

PART II of the War Times interview with Cather Read more >

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KPFA Radio Letters and Politics Show

Analysis of immigration reform proposals with Mark Falzon, the Deputy Director with the National Immigration Forum in Washington DC, Cathi Tactaquin, Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrants and Read more >

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Migrants' Rights & International Solidarity

International Migrants Day: Interview with Catherine Tactaquin Part 1 Read more >

NNIRR Joins Global Allies at World Social Forum on Migration

NNIRR staff and members were excited to march with international delegates and local Filipino organizations and movements in the annual Bonifacio Day march in Manila on Nov. 30. The march was a part of culminating activities for participants at the World Social Forum on Migration, which took place there Nov. 26-30.

LGBTQ Groups Bring Queer Voices to May Day

On May 1 LGBTQ communities around the world marched for May Day, a day historically dedicated to workers' rights. In New York City, my colleagues from the Astraea Foundation and I joined the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, two-spirit, and gender-nonconforming (LGBTQTSGNC) contingent. The contingent was the first collaboratively organized event of five Astraea grantee partners: the Audre Lorde Project (ALP), FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ), Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), and Streetwise and Safe (SAS). Read more >

Beyond May Day, Frustrated Immigrant Movement Forges Ahead

By Michelle Chen


May Day rally in San Francisco   Patricia Jackson, via IndyBay Read more >

'Immigration bill is reminder of past'

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, an op-ed by Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, appeared in The Montgomery Advertiser. Read more >

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Struggle for Immigrants’ Rights Highlights Split Within Organized Labor

ICE officers' union resists reform measures to controversial Secure Communities program, while AFl-CIO wants to end it

Trying to please all at once and disappointing everyone, the White House has long played a game of good-cop-bad-cop on immigration, promising reforms while clinging to some of the cruelest deportation policies. Read more >

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Advocates Furious at White House Over Deportation Program

The resistance to the immigration enforcement program Secure Communities has reached a deafening roar as immigrant rights groups ramp up their organizing to demand an end to the Obama administration’s aggressive deportation initiative. Read more >

Protests Target Obama's Push on Secure Communities Program

Immigration advocacy groups plan to crank up their fight against a controversial federal immigration enforcement program Tuesday with rallies in six major U.S. cities.

One such rally, in Chicago, is planned outside President Obama’s national campaign headquarters, coordinators say. They say will be delivering “thousands of petitions” opposing the program, known as “Secure Communities,” to the president’s campaign office and other locations.
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