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Weekly Diaspora: Immigration Reform Falls to the GOP

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The precarious fate of comprehensive immigration reform has fallen into the hands of staunch nativi...

Weekly Diaspora: The Burden of Record-Breaking Deportations

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced last week that it had broken its own record for...

Weekly Diaspora: Will Immigration Reform Bills Bring Voters to the Polls?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Riding the media blitz that followed the DREAM Act's recent defeat, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) an...

Weekly Diaspora: Schools a Minefield for Undocumented Students After DREAM defeat

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger It's no secret that anti-immigrant activists have a penchant for targeting youth, the most vulnerab...

Weekly Diaspora: Hitting Immigrant Kids Where It Hurts

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After a long summer of name-calling and absurd attempts to deny birthright citizenship to children ...

Weekly Diaspora: The High Cost of Cheap Labor

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger A new study about the effects of immigration on U.S. employment supports the long-standing argumen...

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...

Weekly Diaspora: Evangelicals Unexpected Allies for Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

With only a week remaining before Arizona's contentious Senate Bill 1070 becomes law, Arizona human and immigrant rights groups have found unlikely allies among the religious community.

Weekly Diaspora: Suing, Protesting, and Boycotting Arizona over SB 1070

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Senate Bill 1070, Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant law, is set to go into effect on July 29. With days left t...

Weekly Diaspora: Department of Justice Challenges Arizona's SB 1070--What's next?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger On Tuesday, the Department of Justice filed suit against the state of Arizona in an effort to overturn a string...

Weekly Diaspora: Zero Hour Approaching for Federal Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger The countdown is on. Half a million supporters of comprehensive immigration reform rallied across the country o...

Weekly Diaspora: Obama to Congress: It's Time to Support Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger This morning, President Barack Obama condemned the "failure by those of us in Washington to fix a broken immigr...

Weekly Diaspora: White House Likely to Sue Over Arizona's Racial Profiling Law

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Hope for a comprehensive immigration reform bill this year has fallen by the wayside, but the Obama administration is rallying for one last hurrah before mid-term elections in November.

Weekly Diaspora: What the #$@!, Arizona?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger While federal lawmakers cautiously mull over the possibility of dropping a comprehensive immigration reform bil...

Weekly Diaspora: Local Laws Target Immigrants; Activists Take to the Streets

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger While immigrant rights groups pressure the federal government via high-profile marches and rallies, anti-immigr...

Weekly Diaspora: Border Patrol Gone Wild

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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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...

Weekly Diaspora: The Game Plan for Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), started a hubbub among comprehensive immigration reform advocates last week when h...

Weekly Diaspora: More Hypocrisy in Arizona

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger After passing what is arguably the harshest immigration law in the country--SB 1070 forces local police to adhe...

Weekly Diaspora: Immigration Opponents Take a Turn for the Worse

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger As grassroots support for the pro-immigration reform March for America grows, anti-immigration groups and their...

Weekly Diaspora: Rallying the Grassroots

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Ed. Note: After a brief hiatus, the Diaspora is back! We're very excited to have Erin Rosa on board for this pr...

Weekly Diaspora: Does Coakley's Loss Spell Trouble for Immigration Reform?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Nezua, Media Consortium Blogger Professional pundits and Democratic politicians are in a frenzy over what Martha Coakley's senate seat loss to Repu...

Weekly Immigration Wire: Silence Strengthens Opposition

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Immigration reform and health care reform are inextricably connected. The ugly fact is that a third of all Hispanics in the U.S., almost half of the undocumented, lack health care.

Weekly Immigration Wire: It's a Multicultural World, After All

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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In an increasingly connected world, our immigration policy impacts the health and well-being of many peoples and economies.

McCain's Kitchen Sink Strategy
McCain NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

With less than three weeks to go in the run-up to the presidential election, the McCain campaign, with help from the Republican National Committee, co...