It was a miscalculation to delay action on immigration back in September, and it will continue to be a blight on the community's trust of the administration if, after November 4, President Obama does not act swiftly and use his authority to remedy the inaction of a gridlocked Congress.
Claiming that the main motivation of the children who flee the Northern Triangle is anything other than violence and danger is worse than false, because such claims try to absolve Americans of the responsibility for solving the crisis.
There is no way to humanely detain families. President Obama must order the Department of Homeland Security to end this policy and practice immediately.
While there are many available strategies to prevent overconsumption and high birth rates, the ECOPOP proposal will not be successful in achieving this. Rather, it only serves as a guise for xenophobic immigration restrictions that will divide Switzerland socially and hurt it economically.
Pennsylvania's pornography scandal just keeps getting worse. So far, four people employed by prosecutors' offices have been forced out. Next in line is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Justice Seamus McCaffery.
Because we have already called for an end to mass incarceration, but, though there has been progress, our elected local, state and especially federal officials haven't gone far enough.
With the mid-term elections looming so closely, much ado is being made about Hispanic voters staying home. Latino voters -- who primarily vote during presidential elections anyway -- are just not that enthused.
Immigration enforcement officials, or ICE, took my husband, after having overstayed his visa by 20 days. He was caught going ten miles over the speed limit, and now awaits deportation after a month-long incarceration.
Watching politicians make speeches honoring Latinos' contributions to our economy and history feels ever more hollow when their policies barely recognize the humanity of so many other Latinos living without papers or seeking asylum in the United States.
Colorado senatorial candidate Rep. Cory Gardner continues to misrepresent his record on immigration, and reporters have failed to call him out on it. ...
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Prop. 187, and it also marks when the tide turned for Latinos in California.
Many pols flip-flop. But each year, one politician rises above the din to become a new icon of embarrassing flip-floppery. This year, America's flip-flopper-in-chief is Colorado Senate hopeful Cory Gardner -- Republican candidate in what FiveThirtyEight lists as the closest Senate race in America.
Those media images of children being held in prison-like camps and facing Justice Department judges without legal help may have shown some of America at its worst, but we have also become a nation in response.
Imagine a progressive president fighting to fix the insane economic inequality in the country or to end the senseless drug war or best of all battling to get money out of politics. Wouldn't that be wonderful? Well, that's not the president we have. We have one who is coasting. But God knows what he's coasting toward.
Three percentage points. That's how close the race for North Carolina's Senate seat is, according to recent polling. A key electorate that is small but highly issue-driven, and one that both Tillis and Hagan would do well to court, are North Carolina's Latino voters.
President Obama may have "delayed" his promise for major immigration reform to accommodate the politics of the Nov. 4 midterm elections, but there remains an opportunity for massive improvement to the immigration "court" system. The reason that such measures can gain consensus support is the same reason that "court" must be in quotation marks.