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Podcast: What’s In a Name? “Illegal” vs. “Undocumented” in Media Coverage of Immigration

The term “illegal immigrant” was spread across the media this week, as the Supreme Court heard arguments on Arizona’s immigration law. Some say the term is offensive and inaccurate.

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I am UndocuQueer – A Young, Undocumented, Gay Artist Advocates for the DREAM Act

Julio Salgado uses visual art to raise awareness about the challenges of being undocumented and gay.

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Immigrant Youth ‘Come Out’ As Undocumented, Push For Dream Act

A dozen young people publicly announced themselves to be undocumented Americans at a rally in New York’s Union Square on Friday.

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Immigration Reform Caravan Leaves for D.C. to Show Plight of the Undocumented in Arizona

Dozens of human rights activists set out in a caravan from Phoenix to Washington D.C. to call attention to the criminalization of immigrants in Arizona.

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As White House Meeting on Immigration Reform is Cancelled, Advocates Intensify Criticism of Obama

Harsh criticism of Obama for increasing enforcement and deportations. Schumer-Graham bill would include mandatory ID card.

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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.

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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.

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Immigrant Detained in Raid Sues Arizona Sheriff Arpaio’s Office for Mistreatment

A former undocumented worker detained in a workplace raid is accusing Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office of negligence and mistreatment in a federal lawsuit.

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Undocumented Immigrants and Health Care: A Hard Choice for a Wife and Mother

An undocumented migrant faces the choice of staying in Arizona, where her four children were born, or going back to Mexico to find care for her ailing husband.

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Conservative Lawmakers Push Anti-Immigrant Legislation in Arizona

Republican lawmakers are pushing for laws that would allow police to arrest undocumented migrants for “trespassing” in the state or for standing on a sidewalk to look for work.