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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. …

Sexual abuse victim
Hazel takes deep breaths as her husband stalks towards her, expression furious and teeth set on edge. He grabs at her arms, jostling her in place. She struggles against him, but he forces her down onto the kitchen counter as the half-finished soup boils. This sexual assault is common in …

The 287g agreement between Harris County and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has yet to be renewed, but the immigrant youth-led organization United We Dream has begun their campaign to reject the program that allows officers to screen detainees for undocumented immigrants and can lead to deportation proceedings. …

With a possible DHS shutdown, Congress must pass a funding bill relating to the president’s executive action.

Judge Andrew Hanen announced on Tuesday a temporary injunction to President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. It is important to point out these key points with this new ruling: 1) This is only a delay of the order, not a permanent cancellation. 2) This does not apply to those …