By Mariela Rosario | 07/23/2010 - 08:20 | 0 Comments
Last week, a list of alleged "undocumented immigrants" was sent to multiple media outlets and law enforcement officials with a note attached demanding that all of the people named be deported from the U.S.
Now, Utah Governor Gary Herbert says that two female employees of the Utah...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2010 - 07:00 | 1 Comment
Although many are criticizing Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's recent assertion on local TV station KTVK that most immigrants trying to cross the border into Arizona are "drug mules," it's not the first time the Governor has made this argument. During a debate between the Arizona's four Republican candidates for governor earlier this month, Brewer made the...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/19/2010 - 13:00 | 0 Comments
Arizona State Treasurer Dean Martin—currently vying for the Republican candidacy for governor—recently announced a plan to create tent cities to house the expected increase in the number of illegal immigrants arrested once the controversial new immigration laws go into effect.
Modeled on current camp-like set ups used by Sheriff Joe Arpaio...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/15/2010 - 09:00 | 1 Comment
A few months ago, we told you about a U.S. rep from San Diego who supported a ban that would keep natural-born U.S. children from receiving citizenship if their parents were undocumented. We figured this idea wouldn't, or couldn't, go very far considering...
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2010 - 13:26 | 2 Comments
This past weekend, tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Phoenix, Arizona to voice their opposition to the recently passed SB 1070 which many say has legalized racial profiling. We spoke to Lance Rios, the founder of the...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/21/2010 - 15:30 | 3 Comments
An image of Dora the Explorer with a black eye, posing for a mugshot and labeled as an "illegal" has been generating a lot of internet buzz.
Sometimes, we must admit, Dora the Explorer gets on our nerves—mainly due to her high pitched voice and endless repetition of catch phrases. But she definitely does not deserve the treatment she has received at...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 15:45 | 18 Comments
What can we say about Arizona Governor Jan Brewer? We must admit, we had no idea who she was until she upped and signed that crazy new immigration law into effect in Arizona. But since that fateful day a few weeks ago, it seems like there is no escaping her, or her insistence on passing insane laws that demonize Latinos in a state where 30...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 09:26 | 4 Comments
Pitbull announced yesterday via his Twitter and his website, www.PlanetPit.com, that he was canceling the May 31 date of his "Mr. Worldwide's Carnaval" tour in Phoenix, AZ to protest the recent passing of the state's polarizing SB1070 legislation.
"I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on...
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