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Florida's McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

Florida’s McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 4:29PM

Arizona lawmakers would be jealous, he says.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, Politics

Congress Spends Another $600 Million for Border Militarization

Congress Spends Another $600 Million for Border Militarization

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 12:03PM

What gridlock? Some bills can in fact pass quickly through both chambers.

Topics: Immigration

The Roots of the GOP's Birth Citizenship Mania

The Roots of the GOP’s Birth Citizenship Mania

by Victor Goode on August 12 2010, 11:29AM

Here’s what they’re talking about when they clamor for a review of the 14th Amendment.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

Defining the Immigrant Family: Legal Reform and Common Sense

by Michelle Chen on August 12 2010, 9:00AM

A legal analysis of the key problem that current immigration policy cannot answer: who do we call mom and dad?

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Border Residents Say Region Is Safe

Border Residents Say Region Is Safe

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 5:26PM

But Jan Brewer spins a different story.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

50,000 Deported From County Jails, And Counting

50,000 Deported From County Jails, And Counting

by on August 11 2010, 4:27PM

A new federal program expedites the process even for traffic violations.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration

What Prop 8 And SB 1070 Have In Common

What Prop 8 And SB 1070 Have In Common

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 9 2010, 5:04PM

New America Media gets at the power of the true power of the law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, Prop 8

Obama's Not Sparing DREAMers--Their Activism is Winning

Obama’s Not Sparing DREAMers—Their Activism is Winning

by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 1:05PM

New York Times sees benevolence instead of organizing as force behind young activists’ victories.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Dispatch from Arizona: Life Without Sanctuary

Dispatch from Arizona: Life Without Sanctuary

by Aarti Shahani on August 9 2010, 12:15PM

In the freak show that is Arizona politics, it’s hard to remember that real people live here. Their lives just keep getting harder.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Dispatches, Immigration, Joe Arpaio

It's Unanimous! GOP Leaders Agree on 14th Amendment Rethink

It’s Unanimous! GOP Leaders Agree on 14th Amendment Rethink

by Kai Wright on August 9 2010, 11:08AM

John Boehner’s worried that Citizenship Clause “does in fact draw more people to our country.”

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration, Kai Wright

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

Hate-Crime Sentence and Ruling on Marriage Cross a Spectrum of Justice

by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM

A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

Thirty Percent of Latinos See Racism In Immigration Debate

Thirty Percent of Latinos See Racism In Immigration Debate

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2010, 1:28PM

But are lawmakers on either side of the isle listening?

Topics: Immigration

Senate OK's $600 Million for Still More Border Security

Senate OK’s $600 Million for Still More Border Security

by Julianne Hing on August 6 2010, 1:12PM

The new bill supports extra border patrol agents and aerial drones.

Topics: Immigration

For ICE Prisons, a Blank One-Year Progress Report

For ICE Prisons, a Blank One-Year Progress Report

by Michelle Chen on August 6 2010, 10:45AM

Today marks one year since ICE promised to fix the detention system. So far, there’s little to celebrate.

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

The 14th Amendment Rollback: See Ya, Bobby Jindal

by Julianne Hing on August 5 2010, 1:48PM

MoJo considers who’d be kicked out if McConnell and Co. got their way.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration, Politics

Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We'll Sue

Feds to Arpaio: Cooperate in Civil Rights Case or We’ll Sue

by on August 4 2010, 11:50AM

Justice officials tell the notorious sheriff he’s got until Aug. 17 to hand over documents.

Topics: Immigration, Joe Arpaio

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

Virginia Attorney General Issues His Own SB 1070

by on August 4 2010, 9:30AM

It’s the latest and loudest push by a well-established anti-immigrant movement in the state.

Topics: Immigration

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter? Infographic

Cities Still Boycotting Arizona, But Does It Matter?

by Julianne Hing on August 3 2010, 5:22PM

At least 22 cities and counties have passed resolutions condemning the SB 1070-state.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts Infographic

Mapping the SB 1070 Boycotts

by Hatty Lee on August 3 2010, 3:59PM

Topics: Immigration

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

Lady Gaga Denounces SB 1070 at Phoenix Concert

by Jamilah King on August 2 2010, 1:04PM

She won’t join the boycott, but Gaga at least spoke her mind while playing the state.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration