Top 5 Ways Anti-Immigrant Hate Makes It Way into Media and Policy

Our current immigration system is broken. Deportations are at a record high, families are being separated, immigrant workers exploited, human lives are being lost at the border, there is rampant persecution and discrimination of immigrants and a continuation in the perpetuation of negative stereotypes and the criminalization of migration.

How did we get here? How did we sacrifice basic human and civil rights in the name of political posturing, agendas and money interests? What can we do to reverse this?

Finding Benjaman

Without a social security number, Benjaman cant get hired or even stay in a homeless shelter. In other words, theres nothing he can do. Hes trapped in a loophole that nobody anticipated. Only legislation on the national level will allow Benjaman to work and have a place to stay.

Mexican Mormon War: Drug Cartels vs Mormons

The cartels of Juarez, Mexico, are at war with a group of Mormons, some of whom are related to Mitt Romney. We went there to document the conflict, meet Romney's Mormon family, and find out more about how US policy is impacting the war on drugs.

The Onion Voter's Guide to Mitt Romney

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The world's most illegal game of border volleyball.

Own Walleyball on Wholphin No. 3

Thursday, July 13th, 2006: On the San Diego-Tijuana border American's Brent and Josh initiate an impromptu volleyball game with two formidable opponents: Jerry and Eric. Playing over the dividing pylons between the two nations, the Americans ponder the implications of their game on U.S. customs law.

Original score by Aesop Rock.
Commentary by Arnoldo Garcia of NNIRR

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Eliot Rausch's film exposes the lives of 3 undocumented students, living in the US without legal status. Never having touched a camera, the 3 students were gifted with a small handycam and trained for half a day by Lukas Korver and Matt B. Taylor. They were asked to film everyday for 3 months. Through their lens, this is their story.

Population Genetics: When Darwin Met Mendel

CrashCourse Biology #18

Hank talks about population genetics, which helps to explain the evolution of populations over time by combing the principles of Mendel and Darwin, and by means of the Hardy-Weinberg equation.

To the Oklahoma Lawmakers: Poem

Lauren Zuniga performs a poem for the Oklahoma legislators that are trying so hard to take away women's reproductive rights. The bill in question will require women to receive an ultrasound and listen to the baby's heartbeat before an abortion.

Happy International Woman's Day.

Ted Talks: Tan Le: My Immigration Story

In 2010, technologist Tan Le took the TEDGlobal stage to demo a powerful new interface. But now, at TEDxWomen, she tells a very personal story: the story of her family -- mother, grandmother and sister -- fleeing Vietnam and building a new life.