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Cruz Hernandez and Pabla Lobos sit in their home in Oakland, holding up photos of their sons in El Salvador. They are still in the process of resettling their sons through the International Rescue Committee. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Immigration Program Allows Central American Families to Bring Minors in Danger to the U.S. International Rescue Committee gives families the chance to reunite across borders

Cruz Hernandez and his wife Pabla Lobos haven’t seen their sons since the couple left El Salvador 16 years ago and resettled in Oakland.   “The truth is it’s really hard,” said Hernandez in an [...]
(L) American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten and (R) Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación President Juan Díaz de la Torre

U.S., Mexican Teachers Union Leaders Meet in Houston to ‘Build Bridges, Not Walls’

Education union leaders from the 10 U.S. and Mexico border states met in Houston, Texas this week for the first in a series of bilateral conferences to work on ways to help children and their [...]
Residentes de Oakland colorearon las ilustraciones de 'Visiones desde el Interior' para la creación de un mural colaborativo sobre las madres y los niños detenidos en los EE.UU. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Betti Ono Gallery: Art Exhibit Exposes Realities Migrants Experience in Detention

The Betti Ono art gallery opened its doors Monday evening to the public for the creation of a mural using images from the “Visions from the Inside” project, depicting the experiences and hardships of undocumented [...]
Protester struggles with security at Donald Trump rally in Richmond, Va., Oct. 14, 2015, after a fight breaks out. 
YouTube screenshot

Fight Breaks Out at Donald Trump Rally as Supporter Spits in Protester’s Face: Report

Protesters began to chant when the Republican presidential candidate brought up immigration and his desire to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Moments later, a Trump supporter reportedly spat in a protester’s face.
Roni Dean-Burren
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Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery “Immigration”

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root   Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren took to YouTube recently to call out book publishing giant McGraw-Hill after she opened her son’s World Geography textbook and noticed a slight [...]
Photo courtesy of Causa Justa :: Just Cause.

Two Policy Wins for SF Housing Rights, Immigration Groups

  On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a new tenant protections legislation, dubbed as “Eviction Protections 2.0,” considered “one of the most significant and comprehensive set of tenant protections [...]
Book cover of "International Migration, US Immigration Law and Civil Society: From the Colonial Era to the 113th Congress."

USF to Host Panel on Immigration

The University of San Francisco (USF) is partnering with the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) to host a panel discussion on US immigration history, policy and civil society.