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Undocumented Lawyer Sergio Garcia Says He Would Consider Running For Governor Of California

Undocumented Lawyer Sergio Garcia Says He Would Consider Running For Governor Of California

Sergio Garcia, the undocumented attorney who was approved by the California Supreme Court to obtain his professional license, said that his aspirations include becoming governor of the Golden State. “So far as it’s legally possible for me, I’m thinking of

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Little-known visa intended for trafficking victims is chronically underused

Little-known visa intended for trafficking victims is chronically underused

By PEI LI Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Visas to enter the U.S. are typically a hot commodity: The government stopped taking applications for its 2014 allotment of 65,000 H-1B work visas after just four days, for example. But not the T-visa. Of

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Latinos' Views of Illegal Immigration's Impact

Latinos' Views of Illegal Immigration's Impact

Hispanics’ views of the impact of unauthorized immigration on the U.S. Hispanic community have grown more positive since 2010, according to a new national survey of Hispanic adults by the Pew Research Center. Today, 45% of Hispanic adults say the

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Youth and Activism: Inside Out Arts Project at ASU

Youth and Activism: Inside Out Arts Project at ASU

By Taylor Pineda Youth and activism seems to go hand in hand as young people, historically full of passion have taken a stand over what they believe in. From Freedom Riders to present day demonstrations over immigration reform, the fight

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Arpaio Racial Profiling Case Delayed By Federal Judge

Arpaio Racial Profiling Case Delayed By Federal Judge

As both sides remain at odds over key remedies to ensure the agency adheres  to constitutional requirements, a federal judge Friday delayed a ruling in the  racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office Friday. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow

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Joe Arpaio Puts Crosses Where Bodies Found In Desert

Joe Arpaio Puts Crosses Where Bodies Found In Desert

By Taylor Pineda Maricopa County jail inmates in Arizona have built white wooden crosses they will place where bodies of dead immigrants were found after ill-fated illegal border crossings, controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced Thursday. Arpaio, whose reputation

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Dream 9 Are Out!

Dream 9 Are Out!

TUCSON, Ariz. — Nine activists arrested after attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. in protest of American immigration policy were released Wednesday from federal custody in Arizona. The National Immigrant Youth Alliance announced that the so-called

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A Year Later, Half Eligible for DACA Have Applied

A Year Later, Half Eligible for DACA Have Applied

By Emilie Eaton          Cronkite News       WASHINGTON – A year after the Obama administration said it would defer deportation of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, only about half of eligible Arizonans have applied for the

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Researchers: Immigration reform should focus on families, less on security

Researchers: Immigration reform should focus on families, less on security

By Emilie Eaton Cronkite News Family ties A six-year University of Arizona survey of people recently deported from the U.S. claims that family ties are a major reason for many who cross the border illegally. The survey of 1,113 deportees

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Reyna Montoya: Harnessing the power of community

Reyna Montoya: Harnessing the power of community

By Taylor Pineda Reyna Montoya’s story is truly a testament to what an impact community involvement can have over people’s lives. “After 1,838 signatures and 256 faxes, and after my dad had already spent nine months in detention, our community

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