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Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is drawing fire from immigration reform advocates and anti-immigrant conservatives alike.

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Human Rights and Dignity: A Movement Rises in Arizona

For Arizona activists, the legal ruling on SB 1070 is “not a victory, it’s a relief,” says Pablo Alvarado of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON). He and others are leading a proactive movement for social justice for immigrants.

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Judge Says No to Controversial Arizona Immigration Law

A federal judge has struck down some of the most controversial aspects of SB1070, the Arizona law which would have supported, according to some, racial profiling and other civil rights abuses. Women’s groups have yet to speak up about the blockage of certain provisions.

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Want to Support Sister McBride? Send a Letter

Want to find a way to show you approve of Sister McBride’s decision to put the life of a mother first?  Here’s how to do it.

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Women’s Groups Fighting Arizona’s Immigration Law

Twelve members of the Women’s Emergency Human Rights Delegation flew to Arizona to document the stories and experiences of women and their children, after passage of the harshest state immigration law in the country.

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Arizona’s Immigration Policies: Racism and Collective Hypocrisy

Between new immigration legislation and education laws, anti-immigrant sentiment is overtaking Arizona, while we suffer collective amnesia about our own role in anti-immigrant policies.

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Roundup: Saving the Mother’s Life Gets Nun Excommunicated

In the case of mother versus fetus, picking the mother to live will get you excommunicated in Arizona.

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Reproductive and Sexual Health in the States: Two Steps Forward, Several Steps Back

By the end of March, 825 measures had been introduced in the 44 legislatures that have convened so far in 2010.

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Roundup: And The Beat Goes On

So much noise over Stupak may have drowned out the anti-choice legislation that passed in multiple states already this week.

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Arizona Bill Would Pull Abortion Coverage for All Public Employees

Arizona may soon potentially ban health insurance companies that cover any public employee — from librarians to state workers — from covering abortion or any health services related to abortion.

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