By Adriana Rivera | 08/04/2011 - 13:15 | 0 Comments
“Destroying families is un-American,” said Chicago community leader Artemio Arreola.
With nearly 400,000 deportations per year, and more than one million families separated, President Obama’s administration is facing heat from the immigrant Latino community. The national Change Takes Courage campaign, launched on...
By Amaris Castillo | 08/02/2011 - 18:00 | 0 Comments
Since Arizona’s passage of SB 1070 caused a frenzy last year (and was later ruled unconstitutional), it seems as though the topic of immigration has remained in the headlines and will likely stay a hot button issue until at least the 2012 election. Some states have made headlines with...
By Amaris Castillo | 08/01/2011 - 12:45 | 0 Comments
Farmers are strongly opposed to a new bill that would require them to verify the immigration status of their workers. According to The New York Times, the bill proposed by Representative Lamar Smith...
By Amaris Castillo | 07/28/2011 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
California has made it easier for undocumented students to receive financial aid. California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 130 into law, which makes access to privately funded financial aid easier for the population. ...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/28/2011 - 09:43 | 0 Comments
Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill) was arrested earlier this week for protesting in front of the White House. It must have felt like dejavu for the Chicago, Illinois rep.—he's been arrested twice before, first in in the mid-1990s for protesting the bombing of Vieques, Puerto Rico, and again just last year for speaking up against Obama's...
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2011 - 11:15 | 1 Comment
During a recent sold-out concert, Mexican rock group Maná spread pro-immigrant and pro-environment messages to its fans, the Latin American Herald Tribune reports. “Never forget your roots…we have to keep fighting those lousy damn racists,”...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/14/2011 - 17:24 | 2 Comments
In a not surprising, but still important revelation, a report was released today demonstrating that the birth rate among Latinos has surpassed immigration as the main means of growth of the U.S. Hispanic population.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/12/2011 - 17:15 | 4 Comments
We caught up with Robinson Cano right before he took home the big prize at the Home Run Derby yesterday and asked him about the MLB All Star game, airing live tonight from the Arizona Diamondbacks stadium in Phoenix at 8 pm on FOX.
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