Amid rumors that Congressional Democrats will introduce an immigration bill before the year’s end, an update on Republican bills on the hill.
The most powerful opponent of anti-illegal immigration laws may end up being the economic fallout from the laws themselves.
Columnist Erwin De Leon writes that unlike Alabama, some states are bucking the trend and providing humane solutions to our nation’s broken immigration system.
Alabama’s new law requires schools to check student birth certificates for immigration status. It’s causing thousands of families to pull their children out of school, and is another indication of how the U.S. is failing to educate its Latino youth.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in a traditionally progressive state has proposed a law to penalize undocumented immigrants in a variety of ways.
The latest Gallup poll shows a precipitous decline in Latino support for the President. Fi2W columnist Erwin de Leon says this should not come as a surprise for the man who once promised “si se puede.”
The economic boycott of Arizona after the state passed SB 1070, a draconian immigration law, has cost the state billions. The law still stands–so why did La Raza reverse its position?
Ten years ago, the U.S. political system was poised for major immigration reform. Then came the tragic events of 9/11/2001, and the national mood shifted towards fear of the immigrant, as opposed to an embrace.
Columnist Erwin De Leon writes that Alabama House Bill 56 would segregate Latinos and revert the state into a Jim Crow era. U.S. Federal Judge Sharon L. Blackburn issued an injunction preventing the draconian law from taking effect Thursday.
Undocumented immigrants hopeful for a resolution of their legal status cannot count on the Obama administration’s new policy of prosecutorial discretion to solve their woes.