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Bobby Jindal: Taking Us Backwards

When I think about the often traumatic health experiences we South Asian women have, I stop feeling the love for Jindal.

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In Wake of Massive Immigration Raids, Agriprocessors VP Arrested

Lynda Waddington reports that Sholom Rubashkin, former chief executive officer and vice president at Agriprocessors, was arrested on a criminal complaint that alleges he conspired in immigration-related offenses.

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Nativists Orgs Inaccurately Blast Immigrants for Strain on US Infrastructure

Long commute? Plenty of anti-immigrant organizations want you to blame strain on U.S. resources — not to mention traffic — on immigrants, but they’re wrong.

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Roundup: PEPFAR Vote Looming, WaPo Reviews Colorado Personhood Amendment

Vote on US AIDS policy imminent, Awarding pro-choice crusader Dr. Henry Morgentaler the Order of Canada has put focus on abortion debate, Washington Post considers the Colorado ‘personhood’ amendment.

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Shattered and Strengthened: Postville Church Cares For Immigrant Families

In the four weeks since the May 12 federal immigration raids at Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, St. Bridget’s Church has been a refuge for the plant’s undocumented workers.

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Workers Tell Stories of Sexual Abuse at Iowa Plant

More than two weeks have passed since the federal government launched an immigration raid — the largest single-site raid in American history — against Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, and more stories of abuse continue to surface.

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Immigrant Workers Tell of Abuses at Iowa Plant

Federal immigration officials raided a slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, last week, and as advocates have interviewed immigrant workers at the processing plant, stories of quid pro quo sexual abuse have emerged.

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Woman Gives Birth, In Danger of Being Deported

A woman gives birth at a hospital, falls into a coma and awakens to find that she’s in danger of being deported – and she’s in the United States legally.

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Can I Get A May Day for Immigrant Women’s Health?

May Day has become a day to publicly recognize and stand up for the rights of immigrants in the United States. But the reproductive health of immigrant women must be included in this message.

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Fear and Bigotry In Missouri Immigration Legislation

The impact of anti-immigration policies on women is clear and reflects poorly upon our society. Pamela explores the impact in her home state of Missouri, in her own neighborhood.

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