By Mariela Rosario | 11/12/2010 - 18:40 | 3 Comments
Tennesee lawmaker Curry Todd is in hot water with Latinos after comparing pregnant, undocumented immigrants to rats.
It all came about when Todd was speaking with fellow local legislators about the healthcare system and how to verify citizenship for pregnant women.
“According to the federal government, we cannot ask for immigration documents...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/25/2010 - 17:00 | 1 Comment
Rachel Maddow took some time on Sunday to tear into Sharron Angle, the Tea Party darling who is running a very tight race against Senate majority leader Harry Reid in Nevada.
Apparently, Angle, who was recently caught on tape telling a group of college students she didn't believe they were Hispanic because "they...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/04/2010 - 15:15 | 8 Comments
Rick Sanchez was unceremoniously fired from CNN over the weekend for inflammatory comments he made about both The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, and media ownership.
During a recent appearance on the SiriusXM radio, Stand Up! With Pete Dominick, Sanchez went on a rant in which he...
By Mariela Rosario | 09/22/2010 - 17:15 | 12 Comments
We've been noticing a startling trend lately and we don't like it one bit. It started back over the summer when Debrahlee Lorenzana was fired from her job at Citibank for being "too distracting" to her male coworkers. Lorenzana insisted that her...
By Mariela Rosario | 07/23/2010 - 09:20 | 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 - 08:00 | 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 - 14:00 | 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 - 10:00 | 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...
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