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Colbert, Immigrant Farm Workers Challenge Pundits And Unemployed To 'Take Our Jobs'

AP | JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

SAN FRANCISCO — In a tongue-in-cheek call for immigration reform, farm workers are teaming up with comedian Stephen Colbert to challenge unemployed ...

Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is d...

Weekly Diaspora: Will $600 Million Border Security Bill Target Innocents?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Anti-immigrant forces have adeptly shaped the ongoing immigration debate into an issue of crime and...

ICE Races to Expand Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement Despite Concerns

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

Despite concern that police involvement in immigration enforcement hurts public safety, the Obama administration announced today it has expanded a pro...

On the Volatile Israel-Lebanon Border

Omar Baddar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Omar Baddar

The situation on the Israel-Lebanon border has entered a dangerous phase which requires immediate US and international attention to diffuse tensions a...

Governor Brewer's Happy Dance

Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is a happy woman. The ruling yesterday is a political Godsend for the governor and the state's slate of staunchly anti-immigrant Republican candidates.

DOJ, Arizona Discuss Immigration Law: No Lawsuit Planned

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT and PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Justice Department officials told Arizona's attorney general and aides to the governor Friday that the federal government has serious ...

Minuteman Leader Jim Gilchrist Endorses Candidates Who Hire Consulting Firm

Politico | BEN SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To win the endorsement of the Minuteman Project and its founder, Jim Gilchrist, you need to believe in federal troop deployments to stop illegal immig...

More Than 1,000 National Guard Troops Heading To U.S.-Mexico Border

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — National Guard troops will head to the U.S.-Mexico border Aug. 1 for a yearlong deployment to keep a lookout for illegal border cro...

Univision Immigration Forum (VIDEO): Network Holds Debate On Arizona Immigration Law

AP | By SUZETTE LABOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI (AP)-- Detractors and defenders of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration aired their views in a lively town-hall style meeting broadcast na...

Ryan Grim

National ID Card Included In Democratic Immigration Bill | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats pushed forward on an immigration overhaul on Thursday evening with no Republican support, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) continues to hold ...

Brewer's Beheading

John Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Dougherty

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer told Fox News in an interview that illegal immigration led to violent crime, up to and including "beheadings." Beheadings? In Arizona? If anybody's lost their head in the Grand Canyon State, it's Brewer.

What to Do -- Or Not -- About Arizona

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Our knee-jerk reaction is to ask the Attorney General to declare the law unconstitutional. While I support this in principle, I think we might also consider not trying to block it at all.

Sarah Palin to Erect Fence Along Arizona Border

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

In a frenzied attempt to exploit the Arizona-Mexico border fence situation, Arizona's John McCain threw himself on the mercy of former running mate, Sarah Palin.

Who Are You Calling Names?

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Blaming immigrant workers for our economic catastrophe is like blaming shrimpers for the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary and Home-Grown Terrorism

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Are we as concerned about potential terrorists who are home-grown Americans with white skin as we are sometimes obsessed with darker-skinned suspects of Middle Eastern descent?

Arizona Immigration Law Passes: SB 1070 Directs Cops To Determine Immigration Status

LA Times | Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday approved what foes and supporters agree is the toughest measure in the country against illegal immigrants, directing loca...

Mexico Border Patrol Shooting: Holder Calls Teen's Death 'Extremely Regrettable'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder says the fatal shooting of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on the banks of the Rio Gr...

Border Patrol Shooting Video: Footage Emerges Of Moments Before Teenager Was Shot

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CNN obtained video Thursday that shows the build-up to the shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican boy, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, by a US border agen...

You think YOU'RE outraged? [VIDEO]

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Jan Brewer and other out-of-touch officials continue to make Arizona famous for all the wrong reasons. Our accidental governor recently signed into la...

Weekly Diaspora: Border Patrol Gone Wild

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 14-year-old Mexican boy on June 7. At RaceWire, Julianne Hing reports t...

The Gaza-fication of the US Border

Justin Hudnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Hudnall

Mass is being held tonight for Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, the 42-year old father of five who was killed when border patrol agents shot him with a stun...

14-Year-Old Boy Killed By US Border Patrol Agent

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and OLIVIA TORRES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a 15-year-old Mexican boy after a group trying to illegally enter Texas threw ro...

Wedding Bells for Pakistan and India

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

India's biggest female tennis star, Wimbledon contender Sania Mirza, is in love, and she's set to marry a Pakistani -- Shoaib Malik, a well-known member of Pakistan's national cricket team.

Juarez and the Action We Should Take

Michael Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Evans

The violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico is not the result of unintelligent US or Mexican policy. It's the result of a lack of opportunity for what were once vulnerable Mexican youth.