by Julianne Hing on July 20 2012, 10:50AM
The review conducted by two groups found that when it came to meeting basic requirements for the law, just two agencies out of the state’s 97 could say they were in compliance
by Julianne Hing on July 19 2012, 10:42AM
Immigrant rights groups say they’ve long known the answer.
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 1:18PM
On Wednesday a Missouri juvenile court judge terminated a Guatemalan woman’s rights to her 5-year-son because they believe she abandoned her child when she was imprisoned after a 2007 immigration sting at a poultry processing plant.
by Jorge Rivas on July 17 2012, 2:54PM
First lady Michelle Obama discussed a wide range of issues on Univision’s “Al Punto” this past weekend. The large part of the discussion centered around Latinos and immigration reform.
by Jorge Rivas on July 16 2012, 11:15AM
What Joe Arpaio is demanding after George Lopez goes off on the Sheriff.
by Mónica Novoa on July 12 2012, 10:23AM
A youth-led campaign for media reform adds the city’s large alternative weekly to the list of local journalists who have vowed to Drop the I-Word.
by Julianne Hing on July 11 2012, 10:17AM
Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.
by Jorge Rivas on July 6 2012, 5:07PM
Foreign graduate students are big contributors to inventions that create jobs, the presidents say. They urge changes so more can stay here after graduating.
by Jorge Rivas on July 5 2012, 5:28PM
Supreme Court’s 1070 ruling Drops the I-Word.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 4:34PM
You can now play Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ game online.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 2:34PM
The lawsuit is the first litigation challenging Secure Communities.
by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 5:35PM
“I’ve indicated in my view that those who serve in the military and have advanced degrees would certainly qualify for that kind of permanent status,” Romney went on to say.
by Jorge Rivas on June 28 2012, 1:33PM
Sixty-five percent of the Nation’s 50.7 million Latinos self-identify as being of Mexican origin.
Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.
by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 4:08PM
One in six U.S. workers was born somewhere else.
by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 3:51PM
Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez discussed the SB 1070 Supreme Court decision on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday and provided a short quiz he called “Pick Out The Immigrant” with celebrity subjects like Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.
by Jorge Rivas on June 26 2012, 11:00AM
Mr. Obama, for his part, said on Monday he is “pleased” the court struck down some of the law’s key provisions. He also acknowledged that the court’s ruling put the responsibility for immigration law squarely in the federal government’s hands.
The legal wrangling is not nearly done. The Supreme Court let the law stand based on the administration’s colorblind challenge, but justices invited a future debate over racial profiling.
Administration officials say the program will be lifted in any state that implements a law similar to Arizona’s SB 1070.