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Once alone and undocumented, teen finds family in immigration court | PBS NewsHour

Did you know that most unaccompanied and undocumented minors go before immigration court alone because they are not provided a lawyer? Here’s a story about a pro bono lawyer who became her client’s legal guardian to save him from deportation to Honduras.

Hector Barajas, Ekaterine Bautista, Fernando Sacoto, and Liliana Plata are only four of the many who served in the U.S. military while undocumented, or who became undocumented after their military service. This is another aspect of our immigration system that indicates a …

Anthony Bourdain made headlines for saying the restaurant industry would “shut down” without undocumented labor. What wasn’t emphasized, was his plea for a path to citizenship for the 11.7 million people out of status. Listen to the interview here: http://bit.ly/1XN5ZVT …

Fishing without a permit is a civil violation, but we don’t call those who do it “illegal fishermen.” Why do we use the word to describe undocumented immigrants? We’re calling on CNN to drop the word “illegal,” because #WordsMatter change.org/wordsmatter …

We don’t call underage drinkers “illegal,” even though it’s a civil offense – just like being in the U.S. without documentation. Why use an offensive and inaccurate term to refer to undocumented immigrants when there’s an appropriate alternative? Join us in calling …

It’s simple; we don’t use the word “illegal” to describe any other person, why use it to describe undocumented immigrants? We are calling on CNN to drop the innacurate term, because #WordsMatter: change.org/wordsmatter …

With immigration at the forefront of our cultural discourse, the words media choose matter more than ever. The word “illegal” is not only offensive, it’s factually inaccurate. Join us in calling on the New York Times to drop the word “illegal,” because …

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Unauthorized immigrant population stable for half a decade

While alarmists claim the undocumented population is skyrocketing, the facts prove otherwise. According to a recent Pew study, there are actually one million FEWER undocumented immigrants living in the US today as compared to 2007: http://pewrsr.ch/1IiZvYZ …

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