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'Justice Fund' to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

‘Justice Fund’ to Cover Legal Costs for Immigrants Facing Deportation

Major cities are going up against President-elect Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, including Los Angeles, which said it will set up a $10 million "L.A. Justice Fund" for the cause.

'WE are America!' Sanctuary Campus Protests Spread Nationwide

‘WE are America!’ Sanctuary Campus Protests Spread Nationwide

Thousands of college students across the country are calling for their schools to be "sanctuary campuses."

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

U.S. to Seek Criminal Contempt Charge Against Arizona Sheriff

Sheriff Joe Arpaio repeatedly racially profiled Hispanics — despite a court order saying he cannot detain drivers on his unfounded suspicion they are illegal immigrants.

SCOTUS Will not Hear Obama's Immigration Plan Again

U.S. Top Court Denies Obama Request to Rehear Major Immigration Case

Obama's immigration plan would have put an estimated 4 million people into a program that shields them from deportation and supplies work permits.

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Supreme Court Deadlocked Over Immigration, Leaving Millions in Jeopardy

The 4-4 vote leaves the fates of undocumented immigrants in limbo as Obama’s program is put to a halt.

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Racially Profiled Latinos to be Paid for Unlawful Detention

Judge in Arizona says victims profiled by racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio could receive up to $1,500 for the first hour and an additional $200 for every 20 minutes they were detained.

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Trump Viciously Attacks ‘Trump University’ Judge with Racial Rant

Calls U.S.-born judge “Mexican” and a “hater" and Trump spokesperson says judge is “connected" to "criminal rallies."

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Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

Arizona’s Joe Arpaio ignored court orders and encouraged his deputies to scrutinize Latino drivers more than whites, a federal judge found.

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Don’t Want to Drink the Water we Poisoned? Show us Your ID!

Authorities in Flint have been requiring IDs before handing out water bottles to residents in need.

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Joe Biden’s Latest Targets: Women, Somalis

The Vice President, who is known to commit a gaffe from time to time, had a two-fer Tuesday, with a spectacularly viral moment and another offensive remark. See both here.

Details on Obama’s Immigration Reform

More particulars about President Obama’s immigration-reform plan have been revealed, and they include the ability to pay for a citizenship application with a credit card. See what the other changes will be made here.

Pope Francis: U.S. Should ‘Protect and Welcome’ Undocumented Minors

The Pope sends a clear message regarding the current “humanitarian crisis” of undocumented immigrants that the U.S. is facing.

UN Pushes to Rename Central American Immigrants as ‘Refugees’

The United Nations aims for Central American immigrants to be classified as refugees, since they are displaced by armed conflict in their own countries.

Ask the White Guy: ‘Illegal’ Is a Dehumanizing Term

In response to a recent Politico article, "Dems' Tough New Immigration Pitch," DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains how dangerous it is to pander to haters and how a market downturn spurs social change.