HEADLINES: Immigration – March 11, 2015

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image (3)This weekend activists and leaders gathered in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 “Bloody Sunday” march for voting rights. One civil rights leader called for activism to continue, identifying immigrants living in shadows as “a major civil rights issue.” Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.

Lawmaker Wants to Know Immigration Impact [The Texas Tribune]

Civil Rights Leader to Immigrants in Selma: ‘Organize Against Racist Laws’ [Think Progress]

Riverhead BOCES Program Launched to Help Districts, Immigrant Teens [Riverhead News-Review]

Inside Richmond’s Immigration Detention Center [North Bay Public Media]

4 NH Cities Are Rethinking Approach to Immigrants [Union Leader]

Killing of Iraqi Refugee Has Texas Muslims on Edge [The Washington Post]

Why Women Are the Face of Immigration Reform [Latin Post]

For Hmong, Twin Cities Are Now Home. Mostly. [Pioneer Press]

Member States Must Cease Detention of Children, Ensure Their Human Rights – UN Expert [UN News Centre]

 

Photo Credit: Barack Obama

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