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It was a bright and beautiful day at the Fe y Justicia headquarters. Marianela Acuña is the executive director of Fe y Justicia. Acuña protects the immigrant community against wage theft, a very common problem for undocumented people. Acuña loves her job and is passionate to help those in need. …

A federal district court granted a preliminary injunction to LULAC and the ACLU to temporarily stop the controversial Senate Bill 4 from going into effect Sept. 1 on Wednesday. The “show me your papers” and “anti-sanctuary cities” law allows local law enforcement to inquire about a person’s immigration status and …

Patricia Arquette was applauded for her speech advocating for women’s rights, while Sean Penn’s remarks cause a frenzy.

Associated press drops illegal immigrant
    While the Associated Press may have stopped using “illegal immigrants” in their stories, many publications in the country continue to struggle with the terminology. The AP’s change was made in April 2013. In 2012, according to the U.S Census Bureau, individuals with Hispanic or Latino heritage now make …