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Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 3:33PM

Forde reportedly planned elaborate heists in order to fund her anti-immigration activism

Topics: Immigration

Haley Barbour's Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

Haley Barbour’s Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 1:47PM

The GOP presidential aspirant has never been an enforcement hardliner, actually.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine's Day Love

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine’s Day Love

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 11:36AM

Maybe you’ve got a honey this year. Maybe you don’t. For supporters of the DREAM Act, either’s okay.

Topics: Immigration

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

by Julianne Hing on February 11 2011, 12:54PM

Welcome to the latest chapter in Arizona’s immigration soap opera.

Topics: Immigration

Talking History and America's Racial Future

Talking History and America’s Racial Future

by Jamilah King on February 10 2011, 10:17AM

Channing Kennedy talks institutional racism with the folks at PostBourgie.

Topics: Immigration

Doctor's Orders: Send Undocumented Patient to Mexico

Doctor’s Orders: Send Undocumented Patient to Mexico

by Jamilah King on February 9 2011, 10:57AM

Maria Sanchez has a banana-sized tumor in her back. But that didn’t stop a Texas hospital from giving her the boot because of her legal status.

Topics: Immigration

Mexican Fans Blamed For Selling Out Coachella in Record Time

Mexican Fans Blamed For Selling Out Coachella in Record Time

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2011, 3:33PM

Scapegoating that’s usually reserved for the political arena has now gone mainstream.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Napolitano: In Two Years We've Deported More Than Ever Before Infographic

Napolitano: In Two Years We’ve Deported More Than Ever Before

by Julianne Hing on February 1 2011, 4:28PM

The Obama administration is setting all the wrong records.

Topics: Immigration

Nationwide SB 1070 for Muslims: On the Books Since 2002

Nationwide SB 1070 for Muslims: On the Books Since 2002

by Channing Kennedy on January 31 2011, 5:45PM

Like Arizona’s infamous Latino-targeting SB 1070, NSEERS is less a law than a reason to make arrests.

Topics: Immigration

States Raise Record Number of Immigration Bills in 2011

States Raise Record Number of Immigration Bills in 2011

by Julianne Hing on January 31 2011, 12:48PM

In January alone, state lawmakers have filed more than 600 immigration bills.

Topics: Immigration

Black Fraternity Comes Out in Force for Their Undocumented Brother

Black Fraternity Comes Out in Force for Their Undocumented Brother

by Channing Kennedy on January 28 2011, 4:53PM

Alpha Phi Alpha doesn’t play any zero-sum games with racial equality.

Topics: Immigration

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 2:19PM

And accused killer Shawna Forde’s cronies manage to turn grief into a spectacle.

Topics: Immigration

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 10:53AM

Discussions about American citizenship are at their heart debates about who belongs in this country and who does not.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Birthright Citizenship Fight--From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

Birthright Citizenship Fight—From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2011, 4:37PM

Rep. John Kavanagh says plainly, “We won’t give citizenship like a door prize.”

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Reports: Anti-Immigrant Laws Cost Millions

Reports: Anti-Immigrant Laws Cost Millions

by Jamilah King on January 27 2011, 10:24AM

Is Nativist hate even worth it?

Topics: Immigration

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 3:08PM

The Equality State’s having an identity crisis.

Topics: Immigration

Secure Communities and ICE's Counting Problems

Secure Communities and ICE’s Counting Problems

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2011, 6:24PM

The federal agency’s reporting problems offer scary consequences for immigrants.

Topics: Immigration

Mississippi State Senate Passes Anti-Immigration Law

Mississippi State Senate Passes Anti-Immigration Law

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:45PM

State becomes the first legislature to make good on its talk of passing a law that mimics Arizona’s SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 1:21PM

The larger question is what will immigration advocates demand, and what will they capitulate on?

Topics: Immigration

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 4:39PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca’s parents accuse officers of brutality.

Topics: Immigration