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Displaced American workers sue the Department of Homeland Security over visa work permits

 A group of displaced American workers are suing the Department of Homeland Security over that agency’s expansion of work permits. You can read the full complaint… 550 more words

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Governor Greg Abbott Of Texas Opposes Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This evening I received an email from the Texas Organizing Project. It contained the graphic below.

Greg Abbott of Texas, our recently elected governor, is obviously opposed to providing safety, security, and hope to undocumented immigrants who come to Texas seeking a safer and more secure place to live, rear their families, and better their futures.

No Human is Illegal.

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Hillary Clinton Hits Progressive Notes at Women's Forum

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner, talked women’s issues and echoed President Barack Obama’s agenda—healthcare, immigration reform, gay and transgender rights, a minimum wage hike—at the sixth annual Women in the World Summit today. 651 more words

Scott Walker Chooses a Side on Immigration Ahead of Flip-Flopping Candidates

Appearing on the “Kelly File” on Monday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a Republican and potential 2016 Presidential nominee, was interviewed about a multitude of topics; his stance on immigration having made the most headlines.   446 more words

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Nevada Senate Urges Congress to Pass Immigration Reform

Senators in Nevada passed a bill that is a nonbinding measure to urge the United States Congress to pass a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. The Senate Joint Resolution 21, as it is known, passed unanimously on April 20, 2015 where it will now head to the Assembly for review. 81 more words

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Longtime Texas civil rights leader Jim Harrington stepping down

Twenty-five years after he founded the Texas Civil Rights Project, Austin lawyer Jim Harrington announced he is stepping down.

But as he says in his farewell letter below, he is not planning to “ride into the sunset,” but continue working to advance civil and human rights. 461 more words

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