By Cristina Arreola | 10/16/2013 - 13:43 | 0 Comments
Frustrated by the lack of progress in Congress on immigration reform, protestors have resorted to drastic new tactics to prevent deportations.
On Tuesday, activists chained themselves in front of a detention facility in Eloy, Arizona, and said they are calling on President Obama to...
By Latina Staff | 10/03/2013 - 16:02 | 0 Comments
Racial profiling again, Sheriff? Guess we'll have to keep a close eye on you!
According to Fox News Latino, a federal judge ordered on Wednesday that Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio be...
By Samantha Leal | 08/29/2013 - 10:04 | 0 Comments
The controversial Arizona city ban on Mexican American studies curriculum has garnered even more controversy, now that the approved replacement curriculum includes no Latino-authored books.
The Tucson Unified School District voted 3 to 2 to approve books for the "culturally relevant" courses mandated by a federal judge in an ongoing desegregation case, reports the...
By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2013 - 09:14 | 0 Comments
Oh yes, he did. Republican California congressman Gary Miller told a group of DREAM Act-eligible students that he, too, understands what it's like to be an immigrant, because he's originally from Arkansas.
"You know, I've talked to a lot of young people like [you]," Miller said. "I mean, I understand the difficulty. Just like I was...
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 10:33 | 0 Comments
Eva Longoria isn't one to hold back. As Arizona state legislature continues to prohibit the Mexican American studies curriculum, the Mexican-American actress and activist made her stance known after moderating a panel on the Latino vote at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists conference.
“I think it’s even more tragic than...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/08/2013 - 09:06 | 0 Comments
The nine immigration activists, best known as Dream 9, are making great progress following their arrest two weeks ago.
Yesterday it was announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be allowing the young group of activists a...
By Amaris Castillo | 07/22/2013 - 10:32 | 0 Comments
A nursing student has filed a lawsuit against an Arizona community college over allegations that she was suspended for asking Spanish-speaking peers to speak English in class. According to Huffington Post Latino Voices, Anglo nursing student ...
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/02/2013 - 16:03 | 0 Comments
It's a scene nobody would ever want to witness. A long line of vans from the coroner's office in Arizona drive by carrying the bodies of 19 firefighters whose lives were claimed by an uncontrollable wind-driven wildfire on Sunday.
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