By Fox News Latino | 12/14/2011 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
Occupy Wall Street’s latest effort to attract immigrants is a march for immigrant workers planned this weekend in New York City.
The rally, organized for Sunday, aims to raise awareness on immigrant issues and to draw immigrants to a social movement that has largely focused on corporate greed. It takes place on International Migrants Day...
By Viviana Hurtado | 12/13/2011 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
Millions of words roll off our tongues every day. We often times don’t think about the power of words, specifically the legitimacy we give a political position or social statement with the terms we choose to use. That is, until a scandal breaks.
Exhibit A: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language added “anchor baby,” along with 10,000...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/13/2011 - 11:45 | 0 Comments
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear the arguments surrounding Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070. According to The New York Times,...
By Amaris Castillo | 12/09/2011 - 12:45 | 0 Comments
Global superstar Manu Chao went to Arizona recently to denounce the treatment of undocumented immigrants at a county jail. And how did he express this, exactly? Through music, of course!
By Viviana Hurtado | 12/07/2011 - 09:30 | 0 Comments
Despite being a good student with dreams of becoming an engineer, 18-year-old Joaquin Luna committed suicide the Friday after Thanksgiving. Why? His family insists that the Mission, Texas teen (who was brought illegally to the U.S. by his parents as a six month old baby) became depressed after the Development, Relief, and Education for...
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/29/2011 - 17:30 | 0 Comments
We’re less than a year out from the 2012 Presidential Election, and Latinos are poised to determine who occupies the White House! Our growing segment of the electorate may register and vote in droves (we hope)—or, unhappy with President Barack Obama’s record on job creation and immigration reform, many may choose to sit the election out....
By Viviana Hurtado | 11/14/2011 - 10:15 | 0 Comments
Newt Gingrich is up in the polls. Rick Perry is down. As the Republican field narrows before President Barack Obama’s challenger is chosen, we thought it was only fair to take to look at where these hopefuls stand on the key political issue of immigration, since we broke down the President's stance last week....
By Lourdes Medrano | 11/11/2011 - 13:45 | 0 Comments
Almost a year and a half after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed the controversial SB 1070 immigration bill into law, school cafeteria worker Ana Rosa Vera voted to oust local Senate President Russell Pearce, one of the most powerful and divisive politicians in the state and the main force behind the state’s tough anti-...
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