Category Archives: Immigrant Rights

  1. NJ advocates call for stop to immigration detention

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    February 21, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    On a typically cold February morning, some 200 people huddled together at the entrance of the bridge to Ellis Island in Liberty State Park for a vigil to protest the detention of immigrants. “It was a fitting place to gather, in front of the Statue of Liberty, the symbol of welcoming immigrants,” Kathy O’Leary of Pax Christi NJ said.

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  2. Will U.S. finally sign UN Convention on Migrant Workers’ Rights?

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    February 14, 2013 by Noel Pangilinan

    Obscured by the recent excitement over President Obama’s renewed push for a comprehensive immigration law is the fact that the United States has not signed a major international convention protecting the rights of migrant workers and their families.

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Leaders of immigrant youth organizations perform at a recent protest action against immigration detention. Click photo to watch video.

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