Friday, July 19, 2024

Comentarios from Maria: Donald Trump Glorifies Operation “Wetback”

In his latest disregard of the Latino community during the fourth Republican debate last Tuesday night, Donald Trump insisted on the need for a deportation plan and used as an example the controversial expulsions of undocumented immigrants that occurred during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower (1953 -1961). That effort, officially called Operation Wetback, was an […]

Republican-controlled Senate in Indiana Passes AZ-style Law

An immigration law similar to Arizona’s that would force local police to question a person’s legal status in the country was passed by the majority Republican Senate in Indiana on Tuesday evening. Five Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues and voted against Senate Bill 590, which passed by a 31 to 18 vote y.  The bill […]

Jury Convicts Minuteman of Killing 9-year-old and Her Father

On Monday, a Pima County Arizona jury convicted Shawna Forde of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2009 killing of Raul Junior Flores and his 9-year-old daughter, Brisenia. Forde was also convicted of attempted first-degree murder in the shooting of Flores’ wife, Gina Gonzalez, and counts of aggravated assault and robbery.  The jury deliberated […]