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Dan-el’s Story

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments surrounding President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, known as expanded DACA (DACA+) and DAPA, Define American will be sharing the stories of undocumented immigrants who would either be able to seek temporary deportation relief under one of the two programs currently frozen by the court system, and …

Stephanie’s Story

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments surrounding President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, known as expanded DACA (DACA+) and DAPA, Define American will be sharing the stories of undocumented immigrants who would either be able to seek temporary deportation relief under one of the two programs currently frozen by the court system, and …

Uriel’s Story

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments surrounding President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, known as expanded DACA (DACA+) and DAPA, Define American will be sharing the stories of undocumented immigrants who would either be able to seek temporary deportation relief under one of the two programs currently frozen by the court system, and …

Montserrat’s Story

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments surrounding President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, known as expanded DACA (DACA+) and DAPA, Define American will be sharing the stories of undocumented immigrants who would either be able to seek temporary deportation relief under one of the two programs currently frozen …

Jong-Min’s Story

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments surrounding President Obama’s executive orders on immigration, known as expanded DACA (DACA+) and DAPA, Define American will be sharing the stories of undocumented immigrants who would either be able to seek temporary deportation relief under one of the two programs currently frozen by the court system, and …

Library of Congress Abandons “Illegal Alien”

By Dawn Quinn Through our #wordsmatter campaign, we work with media outlets and political leaders to encourage use of language toward immigrants that is accurate and humane. We’re thrilled that we are not alone in this effort to educate and modernize the way in which our …

Trump may have dialed down his overt racism, but he’s still wrong about immigration

By Michael Conti Jose Antonio Vargas dropped by The Kelly File last Friday night to talk about Donald Trump’s incendiary comments on immigrants and immigration throughout his now nine-month presidential campaign. In the conversation, host Megyn Kelly and her guest, attorney David Wohl, both suggested Trump’s stance on immigration has moved beyond race, offering as …

Arturo Castro (Broad City) talks about whether there is …

Arturo Castro (Broad City) talks about whether there is an underlying element of racism in today’s political discussions about immigrants. Castro also recounts a recent experience with U.S. Border Patrol. Castro took part in a panel following a screening of the movie “Documented” with Brent Roske, Joa LaVille, and Jose Antonio Vargas at the …

In the face of xenophobia, sometimes humor is the …

In the face of xenophobia, sometimes humor is the best way to challenge hate.

Interactive Timeline: History of Immigration in America

Using this interactive timeline, can you find instances when U.S. immigration law changed? What caused it to change?  …

The Christmas story gives us clues about why families …

The Christmas story gives us clues about why families move to new places. http://huff.to/1IR9UZA …

The language used by media outlets influences public perception …

The language used by media outlets influences public perception and frames the national dialogue around contentious issues. As host of tonight’s GOP debate, please join us – and more than 14,000 other Americans – in calling on CNN to recognize that ‪#‎wordsmatter‬ by confirming the network’s journalists will no longer use antiquated and inflammatory language …

Immigrants make up 20% of Nevada’s population, and Nevada’s …

Immigrants make up 20% of Nevada’s population, and Nevada’s undocumented population pays $93 million in state and local taxes annually. What do you think the GOP candidates will say about immigration tonight in Las Vegas? …

Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley has indicated his …

Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley has indicated his support for immigrants by signing our ‪#‎WordsMatter‬ pledge. See the list of candidates and media companies who have signed on so far: http://defineamerican.com/wordsmatter …

#‎WordsMatter‬ in the conversation about immigration. Through humanizing language, …

#‎WordsMatter‬ in the conversation about immigration. Through humanizing language, we can find solutions that are humane.  Sign our petition to help: http://www.care2.com/go/z/27146636 …