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The Obama administration on Thursday announced that it deported 368,644 undocumented immigrants from the country during the 2013 fiscal year. That's a decrease from the 409,849 removals in 2012. But that didn’t stop advocates for immigration reform from immediately criticizing the president for his administration’s continued record-setting deportations. Read more» 1

Robert Pauw argued to the OAS’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that U.S. immigration policies contravene international human rights standards aimes at protecting children and family unity, as well as fundamental due process and workers’ rights.

After months of pushing national leaders for action on immigration reform, advocates Monday took their appeal to an international stage, telling the Organization of American States that U.S. immigration policy violates human rights. Read more»

Protesters performed skits in Spanish where actors playing families were threatened by other actors wearing signs printed with 'ICE.'

Protesters representing separated families and national immigration groups gathered in front of the ICE office in Phoenix on Monday afternoon. While some declared the event a success, others wondered if their message was heard since the building was already closed for Columbus Day. Read more»

Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa leads cheers and slogans during the protest, where nearly 200 arrived to vent their frustration at the deportation of thousands and the enforcement of Arizona's SB 1070.

While Congress and the White House wrestle over the specifics of immigration reform, two men were arrested by Customs and Border Protection agents on Sunday afternoon, sparking a Monday protest in front of Tucson police headquarters. A traffic stop led police to call to determine the status of one of the men — an inquiry mandated by Arizona's SB 1070. Read more» 2