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Network of immigrants push Kamala Harris' presidential bid

Lorna Owens is cajoling friends to get involved in the 2020 presidential race over coffee at her neighborhood Starbucks in Miami. In nearby Miramar, Florida, Dahlia Walker-Huntington is sending WhatsApp messages to dozens of contacts around the country. And outside Boston, Ramesh Kapur is busy organizing fundraisers in Cleveland, Chicago and beyond.

Immigrant doctors are tired of waiting for green cards

Dr. Raghuveer Kura is the only kidney specialist that the town of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has had at its hospital for the past nine years. He sees nearly 3,000 patients, including 80 who need life-saving dialysis treatments.

UN experts concerned about deportation of US activists

Human rights experts with the United Nations are calling on the U.S. to protect immigrant rights activists from deportation, saying they're concerned about "an increasing pattern of intimidation and retaliation against people defending migrants' rights."

Yale grad helps other immigrants stay in US

In her work as a volunteer advocate, Hong Tran has been helping immigrants get their American citizenship for three years now. Now the Yale grad hopes that she'll soon become a citizen herself.