By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2013 - 10:14
Oh yes, he did. Republican California congressman Gary Miller told a group of DREAM Act-eligible students that he, too, understands what it's like to be an immigrant, because he's originally from Arkansas.
"You know, I've talked to a lot of young people like [you]," Miller said. "I mean, I understand the difficulty. Just like I was born in Arkansas. I came here when I was a year old."
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 11:33
Eva Longoria isn't one to hold back. As Arizona state legislature continues to prohibit the Mexican American studies curriculum, the Mexican-American actress and activist made her stance known after moderating a panel on the Latino vote at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists conference.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 10:06
The nine immigration activists, best known as Dream 9, are making great progress following their arrest two weeks ago.
Yesterday it was announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be allowing the young group of activists a chance to pursue asylum. On Wednesday, the Dream 9 team were also released from the Arizona's Eloy Detention Center.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/22/2013 - 11:32
A nursing student has filed a lawsuit against an Arizona community college over allegations that she was suspended for asking Spanish-speaking peers to speak English in class. According to Huffington Post Latino Voices, Anglo nursing student Terri Bennett alleges that Pima Community College violated Arizona’s state constitution.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 17:03
It's a scene nobody would ever want to witness. A long line of vans from the coroner's office in Arizona drive by carrying the bodies of 19 firefighters whose lives were claimed by an uncontrollable wind-driven wildfire on Sunday.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/28/2013 - 13:48
An Arizona man was arrested after trying to open an emergency exit door exit during his flight from Alaska to Oregon on Monday. Alexander Michael Herrera, 23, set off an alarm on Flight 132 after pulling the door handle in the emergency-exit row, reports Fox News Latino. He was restrained and tied down with shoelaces before being handed over to police.
By Amaris Castillo | 05/27/2013 - 09:30
A federal judge ruled that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office has profiled Latinos in routine patrols for undocumented immigrants. According to BBC, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” was sued by a group of Latino drivers who claimed that the 80-year-old’s deputies relied on race when choosing whom to stop during patrols.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/14/2013 - 11:52
Tucson, Arizona has been at the center of many book debates. In 2010, the Tucson Unified School District banned books taught in the high school's Mexican American Studies classes, which sparked a caravan of Ethnic Studies activists from across the country to smuggle the books back into the state.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/25/2013 - 11:25
First of all, don't ever say that Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) and Callie (Sara Ramirez) have already been through the worst on Grey's Anatomy. According to Capshaw, who plays Callie's wife Arizona, it can and does get worse.
"We thought we were in the clear after the [Season 7] car accident," Capshaw told TVLine. "We’re like, “Eh, it can’t get worse than that.” [Laughs]