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With the Repugnants taking control of the U.S. Senate, and with ravenous House members empowered by their growing majority, it came as no surprise that priority on the House agenda would be ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM PST with 0 Recommends
A boycott by visitors and tourists would be the least of Arizona’s worries. In fact, Arizona may be more dangerous than you’ve heard and it’s not safe for Latinos or anyone else. Rather ...
by Mark Lippman
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I'm going to keep this short, as I want to create an information and resource-sharing space: Kossacks in Arizona: 1. Could you describe the local, regional and/or statewide organizations, groups ...
by Michellebird
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 08:19 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
From my user name, you will note I am Latino. Like Markos and Daily Kos , I won't be traveling to Arizona for NN15. Many Arizona progressives are upset about Markos' decision and have expressed ...
by Armando
Comment Count 552 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 12:04 PM PDT with 267 Recommends
Markos' decision to sit out NetrootsNation15 has set off a storm of acrimony the likes of which probably hasn't been seen since the infamous pie wars. We all need to remind ourselves that the site ...
by dewey of the desert
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 02:41 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
So here I am, soaking in my first Netroots Nation conference. I'm enjoying myself immensely, and already resolving to do what I can to get back as often as I can. Then the announcement comes that ...
by zenbassoon
Comment Count 60 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 11:06 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
From the Arizona Daily Sun : PHOENIX — A federal judge has allowed challengers to the state’s major law aimed at illegal immigrants to see what groups advocating its passage were advising ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Jan 02, 2014 at 06:19 PM PST with 105 Recommends
Texas Law Enforcement Officials Targeting Low Income Mexican-American Areas and Head Start Schools Leading to Immigrant Arrests It has come to our attention Texas Law Enforcement officials are ...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 10:52 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2013/08/editorial-bust-privatizers.html The Progressive Populist] Attorney General Eric Holder is on the right track with his order for federal ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
After 100 activists with a pro-immigration reform group went to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s home last Saturday, to peacefully speak out in protest of his efforts to implement a version ...
by MenWithGuts
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 04:08 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Florida's Senator Marco Rubio embraced Arizona's harsh anti-immigrant law via SB 1070 and he has not retracted his support for 1070 since then. Indeed many Mexican-Americans view Rubio (Cuban-...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 08:14 AM PST with 4 Recommends
For Immediate Release February 13, 2013 Shirl Mora James, President of SOMOS INDEPENDENTS (formerly the National Tequila Party) Civil Rights and Immigration Lawyer SA@MoraJamesLaw.com Mexican-...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 10:21 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Tonight at 9:00 p.m. EST, Mexican-Americans will be listening to Cuban-American Sen. Marco Rubio’s State of the Union response on immigration. Here are the things we will be listening for: 1. ...
by Dose of Tequila
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 06:44 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Why do media outlets label Republican Latinos as key players in the Immigration reform dialogue? I am sick of seeing the likes of Marco Rubio (R) Florida and Raul Labrador (R) Idaho advanced as ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 04:23 PM PST with 12 Recommends
This is something most of us on here predicted would happen back in 2010 when the Arizona legislature passed the draconian "Papers Please Law" SB1070, which pretty much made it legal to pull someone ...
by Rolandz
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 10:08 AM PST with 32 Recommends
One the same day an undocumented immigrant, a DREAMer, made history by speaking at the Democratic National Convention, The ACLU has lost a big battle against 'Show Me Your Papers' in Arizona . But ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 09:12 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Well it sure looks like my pro Immigration colleagues missed the boat again. As soon as I heard Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio allege that ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) was working ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 08:48 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Ever since Barack Obama took office Latinos have been pounding on his door. It seems to me that President Obama could hear them, after all they have been vocal enough. The problem was, the general ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 07:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Yesterday, in Congress, pictures of various celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Geraldo Rivera, and Jeremy Lin were used to demonstrat the absurdity of Arizona's Show My Your Papers ...
by SuzieQ4624
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 11:10 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The Supreme Court reinvigorated the national conversation on immigration reform this week when it invalidated major parts of SB1070, the controversial immigration law that would have made ...
by Tom James
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 27, 2012 at 10:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends