Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Seven Takeaways from Monday’s Immigration Reform Hearing

Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee held on Monday the second hearing on the immigration reform bill introduced last week by the “Gang of Eight.” The hearing, which lasted more than seven hours, included testimonies from a long list of immigration reform advocates, critics, scholars and elected officials. At times, there were heated discussions over […]

Guest Blogger: Julie Chavez Rodriguez “Honoring the Memory of My Grandfather, César E. Chávez”

On [Monday, October 8th], the President traveled to Keene, California to honor the memory of César Estrada Chávez, by designating the property at Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz as a National Monument. Although César Chavez was one of my heroes, he was also my grandfather which made [Monday’s] dedication so moving and powerful. La […]

UFW Members to Test Arizona Law

Over a dozen members of the United Farm Workers of America union in Salinas, sans identification, say they will travel on Thursday to Arizona in order to test how police will enforce the state’s controversial anti-immigration law. If a federal judge in Arizona doesn’t say otherwise, S.B. 1070 will go into effect just one day […]