"In the past few months, I've heard from about a dozen immigration
attorneys who have likewise tried to use the Morton memo to spring
clients and likewise struck out. As illogical as it sounds, ICE field
agents whose job it is to apprehend...
"The FBI arrested four police officers just before dawn Tuesday morning,
alleging a conspiracy that one official called “a cancerous cadre” of
“bullies with badges” to deprive some residents, particularly Latinos,
including the brother of the former president George Bush have warned
the party to avoid using "harsh, intolerable and inexcusable" language
about illegal immigration or risk alienating Latino voters." - The...
"The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, today released a report, " Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the...
"Many Latinos say they are less likely than before to report crimes because local police are increasingly involved in enforcing immigration laws, leading to a sharp increase in deportations, according to a new study. About 44% of Latinos surveyed...
"Although other issues have contributed to the GOP’s struggles with
Latino voters, the party’s strident opposition to immigration reform has
poisoned the electoral well. From California’s Proposition 187
referendum in the...
"A deportation program that is central to the Obama administration’s
immigration enforcement strategy has led disproportionately to the
removal of Latino immigrants and to arrests by immigration authorities
of hundreds of United States...
"Hispanics are now the majority group being sent to federal prison,
largely because of the criminal prosecution of repeat border jumpers. ... the line has been blurred between the broader Hispanic population and
outright lawbreakers – the...
"Marta Caminero-Santangelo, who chairs KU’s English department, is
writing the first full-length study addressing how a literary mix of
novels, journalistic accounts, personal narratives and oral histories by
Latino writers represents...
"In today’s GOP, the correct term
for a human being who crosses the U.S. border without a visa in search
of a brutally difficult, poorly paid job that few native-born Americans
wish to do but on which our national economy depends is “illegal...
"The Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit in federal court today
against Maricopa County, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and
Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio, arising from unconstitutional and unlawful
actions by the defendants...
"immigrants may be a long way off from being able to hold elected
officials accountable in an electoral strategy. While the nation is
bearing witness to rapid demographic changes that are fundamentally
changing the face of the country, there...
"Lauro Garza, head of Somos Republicans, the largest organization of
Latino conservatives in Texas, has quit the Republican Party because of
what he described as the anti-Latino rhetoric of GOP leaders. ... The Republican Party leadership has...
"The assault on Dubrinsky and his restaurant shows just how risky it can
be for a business owner to publicly stake out even a moderate position
in Alabama's immigration debate. Dubrinsky's wife happens to be a U.S.
citizen from Mexico...
"In this Perspectives ,
the author finds that North Carolina has became an important barometer
of contemporary immigration debates for the nation and especially for
the Southeast, which has become a new frontier for Latin American