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Legalization of Undocumented Students Would Have Economic Benefits, Group Claims

The Dream Act would have direct economic benefits that would “boost the American middle class,” a new study says.

A Mexican restaurant in North Carolina - Photo: newyorktomexico.com

Study: A Lot Fewer Mexican Migrants Left Their Country in the Last Two Years

Fewer and fewer Mexican migrants have left their country in the last couple of years to move to the United States, a study says.

Immigrants detained by sheriff deputies in Maricopa County, Arizona - Photo: José Muñoz.

Advocates Slam Poll Claiming Minorities Want to See Immigrants Deported

Advocacy groups accuse the Center of Immigration Studies of “cooking the books” in attempt to show minority support for deportations.

A recent march for immigrant rights in Arizona - Photo: Detention Watch Network.

Activists Launch Campaign to Ask U.S. to Respect Immigrant Detainees’ Human Rights

Activists in New York and other cities launch a campaign to ask the U.S. government to respect human rights in its immigration detention system.

Whatever It Takes, a book on immigration by J.D. Hayworth - Photo: Amazon

Arizona Senate Race Could Be First Test of Republicans’ New Approach to Latinos

The Arizona Senatorial primary pitting incumbent John McCain and right-wing challenger J.D. Hayworth could become a test for the Republican Party’s future relationship with Latino voters.

A Census road tour staff member helps set up a stand at an event in Suitland, Md. - Photo: Census Bureau.

After Yearlong Campaign to Reassure Immigrants, Census Effort Still Faces Doubts

The Census Bureau has worked to convince immigrants that taking part in the 2010 count is in their best interest. But warnings that they will go undercounted persist.

U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio from Florida speaks at CPAC - Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Conservatives Try to Woo Latinos to GOP and Republicans to Immigration Reform Camp

CPAC 2010 illustrated the conundrum the immigration issue presents Republicans on the face of a growing Hispanic electorate.

An event in support of the Dream Act in Los Angeles - Photo: Korean Resource Center/Flickr

Undocumented Immigrant Students Keep Up the Fight for Legalization Through Dream Act

Youngsters who are pushing for legislation that would allow undocumented students to become legal residents will hold events across the country next week to continue pushing for the bill’s approval.

New York immigration activists set out from Manhattan Monday afternoon - Photo: NYIC.

New Yorkers Set Out on Five-Day Road Trip to Push for Immigration Reform

Looking to pressure elected officials to act immediately on immigration reform, a group of New Yorkers set out on a road trip around the state.

Health care reform supporters in Minnesota - Photo: AFL-CIO/Flickr

Health Care Reform Would Make No Difference for Immigrants, Study Claims

Whether health care reform passes or dies in Congress does not make much of a difference to immigrants, says a report by two progressive organizations in New York.