Tag: Immigration

black girls like us

look. i am not abusive to my kid. not even close. and neither is her father. she is a happy, healthy three year old. she speaks three languages, loves to dance middle eastern style, and explains to strangers that ‘mama…

Today In Latino News…

I couldn’t help but notice a lot of random articles today that were in some way about Latinos or Latin America. Here’s a rundown for you: An American woman has been in a Peruvian prison for the past 15 years…

May 1st: March for Immigration Reform

Tomorrow is May Day, and Reform Immigration for America is marking the day by holding marches in support of progressive immigration reform all over the U.S. Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in almost 100 locations across…

Boycotting Arizona

This is not at terrible idea. A spreading call for an economic boycott of Arizona after its adoption of a tough immigration law that opponents consider racially discriminatory worried business leaders on Monday and angered the governor. Several immigrant advocates…

Arizona Immigration Law: A Roundup

Recently, I wrote about a bill in Arizona that would require police to check the papers of those they “reasonably suspect” to be undocumented immigrants. Tragically, infuriatingly, and unforgivably, that bill has now passed both houses of the legislature and…

Arizona Set to Pass Anti-Immigrant Legislation

In Arizona, the legislature looks set to pass a truly terrifying anti-immigration bill that would, among other thing, allow police to arrest undocumented immigrants on the charge of trespassing simply for being in the state: The Arizona Legislature gave preliminary…