Sandra Hernandez: These children facing life or death consequences in immigration court shouldn’t suffer because there are not enough volunteer attorneys to ensure they receive a fair hearing in court.
The State of Immigration in America
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Larry Wines: Even with your new professorial glasses on. Maybe you need little screens in them so your handlers can type answers to send you.
Nativo Vigil Lopez: The mutual acrimonious rhetoric and foot-dragging between the Democrats and Republicans related to “comprehensive immigration reform” has come to naught as the country moves closer to November’s mid-term elections.
Rev. Hannah Petrie: The Obama administration’s order to review deportation procedures must be bolstered by our own response as tax-paying citizens and fellow human beings to demand that such fascist and un-American policies be amended immediately.
Jennie Pasquarella: Detaining people by the droves without justification in some of the worst jails in America, like those in L.A. County, is bad enough. But it gets worse.
Carmen Iguina: Like Marco, there are hundreds of other immigrants, languishing in detention, waiting for the government to complete their “reasonable fear” determinations.
Latino Principles: The challenge for Republicans today is that they must actually “get to work.”
Republicans Ignore Immigration Reform:George W. Bush and Karl Rove understood the need to reach out to Latino voters.
Electoral Punishment: Immigrant rights groups’ strategy: “electoral punishment” of any lawmaker who gets in the way of immigration reform.
Boehner Hispanic Voters: Boehner changed course again because the right, angered at his shift toward immigration, demanded he change again.
Border Complaints Drop: No one filed a report alleging a civil rights or abuse violation involving the US Border Patrol in the El Paso area.
State of the Union Immigration — A lack of movement could augur resentment. Latinos might stay home if immigration remains unaddressed.
Brown Immigrants will have something less to celebrate this year, since no one has taken meaningful action to resolve their status.