Thursday, December 13, 2018

Guest Blogger: Congresista Ben Ray Luján: Donald Trump llegó a la Cámara de Representantes

Después de otra ronda de victorias en la primaria republicana de este martes por Donald Trump, hoy los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes harán todo lo posible para exceder a Trump y su retórica antiinmigrante. El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes Paul Ryan, quien tomó la presidencia prometiéndoles a sus colegas ultraconservadores o […]

Obama’s Immigration Orders Go To The Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the legality of President Barack Obama’s executive orders granting legal status to immigrants brought to the US as children or immigrants with children born in the US. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that the administration was “certainly interested in moving forward with […]

Latino, Minority Voting Power Faces Threat At The Supreme Court

The true meaning of one person, one vote will be put to the test on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments from a Texas case to determine whether states should divide their electoral districts according to the total population of that district, including those not yet old enough to vote or those […]

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arizona Immigration Law Case Today

The U.S. Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments in the Arizona Immigration Law case today to decide the constitutionality of this law and to bring light to the potential need for restructuration of the nation’s immigration system. “This decision will make very clear what the law is when it comes to immigration,” says SEIU […]

Hazelton Anti-immigration Laws Revisited

A pair of anti-immigration laws in the town of Hazelton, Penn., declared unconstitutional by a federal appeals court last year, are getting a second chance. The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed its ruling from last September that declared the laws unconstitutional because they conflicted with federal immigration laws.  The court’s decision stems from […]

Four-year-old American Citizen deported to Guatemala

Emily Samantha Ruiz, a 4-year-old U.S. citizen was deported to Guatemala along with her grandfather earlier this month, raising concerns over the treatment of children born to undocumented immigrants in the country. “The case is alarming because it shows what can happen once you start treating kids who are born here whose parents are undocumented […]

Arizona looking to pass more Anti-immigrant Bills despite Opposition from Business Leaders

A broad range of anti-immigrant bills will be heard and voted on today in the Arizona Senate, just a day after the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce released a letter against such measures saying they will hurt the state’s economy and tourism. “Arizona’s lawmakers and citizens are right to be concerned about illegal immigration,” the […]

Maryland pushes for Its Own Dream Act

The state Senate in Maryland is set to vote on a version of the Dream Act today that would give undocumented students the opportunity to attend a four-year university in the state and qualify for in-state tuition if they graduate from a Maryland high school. The bill, SB 167, sponsored by Sen. Victor Ramirez, the […]