By Fox News Latino | 07/05/2011 - 11:31
A new law targeting undocumented immigrants has gone into effect in Georgia, though some of the most controversial parts are on hold after a federal judge blocked them pending further review of the measure's constitutionality.
At the moment, the law is going into the effect amid a lot of confusion.
State Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, said she's gotten a lot of calls from constituents—including landscapers, roofers and farmers—who have questions about the new law.
By Fox News Latino | 06/30/2011 - 15:30
First New York, now Brazil.
Just days after New York passed gay marriage, a Brazilian judge has approved what is apparently the South American nation's first gay marriage. Sao Paulo state judge Fernando Henrique Pinto says he has ruled that two men can convert their civil union into a marriage.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/14/2011 - 14:55
Texas state representative Debbie Riddle has proposed a controversial new law that aims to keep illegal immigrants out of the state. House bill 2012 would make hiring an "unauthorized alien" a crime, punishable by up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine—unless they have been hired as domestic help.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/06/2010 - 11:01
Think Arizona’s SB1070 law is tough on undocumented immigrants? Well, not only are several other states currently crafting similar laws, but many are in an immigration law-passing frenzy. In the first half of this year, 44 state legislatures enacted 314 immigration laws and resolutions—21 percent more than in the same time period in 2009. Here are some of the harshest measures making life really hard for undocumented immigrants nationwide:
By Mariela Rosario | 11/18/2008 - 15:08