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Schumer Loves Border Security Millions, Opposes GOP Cuts

Schumer Loves Border Security Millions, Opposes GOP Cuts

by Julianne Hing on February 22 2011, 4:10PM

Three Democrats criticize proposed cuts, calling them a “giant step backward.”

Topics: Immigration

Arizona Introduces

Arizona Introduces “Omnibus” Immigration Bill

by Julianne Hing on February 22 2011, 11:54AM

Thought SB 1070 was bad? This is worse.

Topics: Immigration

ABC Shows Everyday Bravery in Face of Arizona's Racial Profiling

ABC Shows Everyday Bravery in Face of Arizona’s Racial Profiling

by Julianne Hing on February 21 2011, 12:31PM

Protecting communities of color sometimes comes down to individual acts of heroism, but it shouldn’t

Topics: Immigration

ICE Starts Immigration Audit of 1,000 Firms as GOP Pushes E-Verify

ICE Starts Immigration Audit of 1,000 Firms as GOP Pushes E-Verify

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 10:07AM

As Obama expands employer audits, GOP pushes growth of a database that’s wrongly identified tens of thousands of workers as undocumented.

Topics: Immigration

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent 'Escalating Threat'

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent ‘Escalating Threat’

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 8:29AM

Two U.S. federal immigration agents were shot and killed in Mexico this week.

Topics: Immigration

Shawna Forde Speaks: 'I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry'

Shawna Forde Speaks: ‘I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry’

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 4:15PM

The Daily Beast landed a jailhouse interview and the vigilante, who’s been convicted on two murder counts, isn’t budging.

Topics: Immigration

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