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Aura Bogado

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Aura Bogado

Aura Bogado


Aura Bogado writes about racial justice, Native rights, and immigration for The Nation. A former host and producer for Pacifica radio, her work has also been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, Colorlines.com and The Huffington Post. She is currently based in New York City. 


News and Features

All the rhetoric surrounding immigration reform tends to obscure some basic facts.

While Washington debates a grand immigration resolution, some activists are putting their bodies on the line to free those in detention today.

From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.


The high court focused on race—rather than tribal sovereignty—in a landmark adoption case.
A class action lawsuit is challenging an ICE policy that violates the Fourth Amendment by holding citizens as undocumented immigrants. 
The High Court defended voting rights yesterday—striking down part of an Arizona proposition that nevertheless leaves undocumented...
A dozen people were arrested today protesting the Obama administration’s continued detention and deportation of undocumented...
The Senate Judiciary Committee moves the immigration bill to full debate—without LGBT inclusion.
Michelle and Barack Obama’s troubling advice to black graduates includes some seriously worn-out stereotypes.
A high court’s preliminary ruling indicates there is not rational basis for Governor Jan Brewer’s attempt to deny driver’...
Advocates are pleading Obama to suspend the deportations of those who would gain status under a new immigration bill.