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Immigration Bus Stops at Wolf’s Door

Photo by Dan Duncan

Marching and chanting, "Yes, we can!" in seven different languages, nearly 100 people rallied Tuesday morning in front of U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf's (R) 10th District office in Herndon, Va., urging his support for immigrant rights.

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2 Million, 2 Many: Yes, President Obama Can Stop Deportations

More than 1,000 people are deported every day. It is predicted that in April, the Obama administration will have deported 2 million people during its tenure. Amid congressional inaction, President Barack Obama and his administration need to hear from working families that we can't wait any longer for action. The president can take concrete, bold and necessary actions today to stop senseless deportations that tear families apart from each other. 

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Stand with UNITE HERE Member Silvia So She Can Stay with Her Family

Silvia and her family

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Watch Live: Catholic Bishops Hold Mass on the Border Highlighting Humanitarian Crisis from Failure to Act on Immigration Reform

On the U.S.–Mexico border in Nogales, Ariz., today, members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border and Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, will celebrate Mass on behalf of the nearly 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998.

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Border Mass Commemorates Desert Deaths, Prays for Immigration Reform

Image via Archdiocese of Boston/Twitter

On the U.S.–Mexico border in Nogales, Ariz., on Tuesday, members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border and Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, will celebrate Mass on behalf of the nearly 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Tuesday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families’ news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Friday News Roundup

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Here are some headlines from the working families' news we're reading today (after the jump).

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Thursday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families' news we're reading today (after the jump).

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House Dems Move to Force Immigration Vote

House Dems Move to Force Immigration Vote

The House Republicans who claim they support immigration reform now have the opportunity not just to talk the immigration talk but to actually walk the walk.

Today, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced a discharge petition that, if the handful of Republicans who in the past have said they support immigration reform sign on to, would force an up or down vote on the bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the Senate last June 68–32. House Republican leaders since then have bottled up the measure.

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Here’s What We’re Reading: Friday News Roundup

Here’s What We’re Reading: Friday News Roundup

Here are some headlines from the working families news we're reading today (after the jump).

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