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AP NewsBreak: Grand jury probes border death

SAN DIEGO — A federal grand jury is investigating the death of an illegal immigrant from Mexico who was shot by U.S. border authorities with a stun gun, a move that suggests the government is considering criminal charges after more than two years of silence on the politically charged case.
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Alabama Update


Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice outside the state capitolAlabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice outside the state capitolFollowing Arizona's footsteps, Alabama passed the harshest anti-immigrant racial profiling law last summer, making it possible for police to stop, question, and detain anyone they believe to be "reasonably suspicious" of being in the country without legal status.

Replacing future immigrants and Americans with temporary foreign workers: Everyone except employers suffers from out-of-control visa system

Indigenous Leaders and Academics request the Texas-Mexico Border Wall be reviewed by UN CERD (80th Session) under Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures

Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and  Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall under the Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (80th Session). Read more >

Migrant Trail Bears Witness to Human Rights Crisis: 75-mile Trek Through Sonoran Desert Brings Attention to Migrant Deaths

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Immigration status is a health policy challenge

The Obama administration’s drive to cut down on America’s uninsured is about to get multilingual. Read more >

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