Yesterday was the 4th of July, a bittersweet holiday for many immigrant Americans.
In San Antonio, there was a march calling for immigration reform.
25 members of the American military were sworn in as U.S. citizens in the presence of President Barack Obama.
Earlier this week brought another anniversary, July 2nd being the day when the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964. Latina Lista pointed out a few of the ways that civil rights for Hispanics and other immigrants groups are under attack.
Queens Latino has an interview with Andrew Friedman, the Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy, a new organization that seeks to help the immigrant community in America. He is also one of the founders of Make the Road New York.
Finally, the Brooklyn Ink profiles one undocumented college student’s reaction to the Obama Administration’s new immigration policy.