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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 >

'Illegal immigrant' no more

The AP Stylebook today is making some changes in how we describe people living in a country illegally.

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll explains the thinking behind the decision:

The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that “illegal” should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally.

Why did we make the change? Read more >

UN CERD Expresses Concern over US-Texas Border Wall Discriminatory Impact on Indigenous Peoples

Addresses US Government Need to Comply with Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Read more >

A Day of Inspiration for Justice

January 21, 2013

Dear friends,

A memorable day today as the country honors Martin Luther King, Jr. -- and we witness the inauguration of Barack Obama for his second term as President.

This year, the inauguration has been marking a more public launch of the battle for fair and just immigration reform, with expectations that the President would reveal his immigration proposal soon afterwards -- and might hint at the issue in his inaugural speech. Read more >

Remember - support immigrant justice in 2013!

 

As we close out 2012, we ask that you join NNIRR in making 2013 a banner year for immigrant justice -- a year in which the rights of immigrants grow and are validated in fair, genuine, humane immigration reforms. 

Obama Wins a Second Term

Obama's second term gives us another opportunity to push for meaningful immigration reforms and put an end to the conciliatory, bad, repressive policies that so many Democratic politicians claimed they really didn't support. Let's re-invigorate our fight for fairness and justice for ALL immigrants!

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