Saturday, September 21, 2019

ACLU demands an investigation after ICE almost deports a US-born Marine

The ACLU is calling for an investigation after they say ICE improperly held a U.S. citizen and Marine veteran for possible deportation. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, was held in an ICE detention center for three days at immigration authorities’ request, according to a statement from the ACLU released yesterday. The decorated Marine lance corporal, who served […]

GOP Governor Speaks out against AZ-like Law in Michigan

Republican Governor Rick Snyder said immigration legislation such as Arizona’s SB 1070 would be “detrimental” to Michigan. The governor made his remarks before the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce last Thursday, as an anti-immigration bill makes its way through the state legislature.  Similar to Arizona’s law, the proposed measure would force police officers to question […]

Latinos Drive Reapportionment Yet Increased Representation Uncertain

The first glimpse of the 2010 Census Data about a month ago revealed the obvious, states gaining congressional seats were those whose populations were fueled by growth in the Latino population.  Despite this fact, it remains uncertain how much representation Latinos will actually gain in effect. The country saw an increase in population by 10% […]