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Kate Sheppard

Progressive Groups Double Down On Ads Mocking Power Company After Lawyer Letter | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Progressive groups this week expanded an advertising campaign mocking Southern California Edison's position on rooftop solar power after the utility f...

Breathing in Our Dead and the Spirit of Immigration Reform

Roberto Lovato | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Roberto Lovato

Two weeks after I visited Tucson, the smell in the freezer inspires the will to peace, the necessary will to end the war -- in this case, the war on immigrants.

Poll: Latino Voters Don't Want Border-First Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Latino Voices

A strong majority of Latino voters reject the idea that border enforcement should come before a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, accor...

Elise Foley

Solitary Confinement Report Puts Immigration Advocates In Tough Spot | Elise Foley | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's a long-simmering tension between President Barack Obama's administration and immigrant rights advocates, who support his views, ...

LOOK: Drug War Activists Speak Out Against 'Failed' Policies

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.04.2012 | Latino Voices

In December 2006, Mexico’s newly elected President Felipe Calderón declared war against Mexican drug cartels -- words he cemented by sending over 4...

Calling the Question: Why Cecilia Muñoz Is Not the Issue

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 01.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Talk of resignation, retraction, and silly questioning of CHIRLA's intentions and values is of lesser importance to the immigrant community than proactive, timely, and common-sense solutions.

Elise Foley

DREAM Act-Eligible Man Faces Deportation, Despite Policy Change | Elise Foley | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

Shamir Ali, a 25-year-old born in Bangladesh, was at work at a Miami luxury car dealership last week when federal officers raided the company. FBI off...

Elise Foley

50,000 Call For Resignation Of State Rep Who 'Joked' About Shooting Illegal Immigrants Like Hogs | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Latino and immigrant advocacy groups delivered more than 54,000 signatures to the Kansas capitol on Friday calling for state Rep. Virgil...

Elise Foley

Anti-Immigration Vigilante Convicted Of Killing 9-Year-Old Girl And Her Father In Arizona | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Arizona anti-illegal immigration activist was convicted on Monday of killing two Latinos during a 2009 raid: nine-year-old Brisenia F...

DREAMing of Citizenship: An Interview with Gaby Pacheco

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

With the House passing the DREAM (Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act last Wednesday and the Senate set to vote on it as soon as th...

Latino Freedom Is Internet Freedom

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roberto Lovato

This intimate link between the internet future and the Latino future is inspiring the strengthening of a David-like struggle to defend us all against the serious threat to our rights posed by corporate Goliaths.

BastaDobbs Responds to Invite from Lou

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As we made our case today at CNN's headquarters for Lou Dobbs to be fired, the producers of Dobbs' show emailed me with an invitation to appear on tonight's show. Here's my response.

CNN, You Can't Have It Both Ways: It's Either Dobbs or Your Latino Future

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

A few hours of serious reporting on Latinos by sunny Soledad O'Brien can't make up for thousands of hours of anti-Latino extremism from the dark Lou Dobbs.

Justicia Poetica: Dobbs Rises and Then Falls Thanks to Immigrants

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

As I watched the sad eyes of Lou Dobbs last night while he bade an abrupt farewell to his long career at CNN, I shed the tears that he apparently couldn't. I was inspired by the power of the movement to oust him.

This is About CNN: Anti-Dobbs Movement Not Just Targeting Dobbs

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Countless journalists have produced reports documenting the falsehoods and fakery that pass for "news" on Dobbs' show. Yet, all we get from Dobbs are half-hearted apologies, lame excuses and more of the same.

CNN: It's Time to Deport Lou Dobbs

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

What else does Dobbs have to do to get fired?

As Movement Demanding CNN Dump Him Grows, Dobbs Plays Victim

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

Faced with a growing movement of communities demanding that CNN drop his program, Lou Dobbs responded Friday with one of his favorite postures: the victimized defender of American virtue.