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Anti-immigrant Vigilantism: Hate Mongers Seize on Vacuum in National Leadership

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

A cowardly and anonymous group in Utah sent a list of 1,300 names to immigration offices and media outlets yesterday. It included detailed information...

Arizona 'be heading' in wrong direction under Brewer

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's fact-twisting and fear-mongering continued this week as she repeated her unfounded claims about beheadings and violence in A...

Arizona's Axis of Hysteria

John Dougherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Dougherty

Neither member of the Axis of Hysteria will be satisfied until they've installed a Republican police state that will round up millions of undocumented migrants across the country and expel them.

Arizona's Big Fat Lies

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

These unprincipled politicians will continue to traffic in anti-Latino lies and smears while our country is stuck with an immigration system that does not in any way serve the national interest.

What's the Matter with Arizona? Text BOYCOTT to 62571

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

With the 2010 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Annual Conference under way in San Antonio, many have asked what the most important issues are for La...

Arizona Immigration Law Defense Fund Gets $500,000 In Donations

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Retirees and other residents from all over the country were among those who donated nearly $500,000 to help Arizona defend its immigra...

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...

Rights Worth Fighting For

Marielena Hincapié | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marielena Hincapié

By filing its lawsuit against Arizona, the Department of Justice carried out its duty of defending the rights of everyone in this country.

Immigration, the Bible, and the Lawsuit

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

Again and again we found ourselves standing at a fork in the road, faced with a choice: Would we believe the lie that some people are simply worth more than others?

Nation's Oldest Black Fraternity Joins Arizona Boycott to Support Latinos

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miguel Guadalupe

What we are seeing here are individuals and groups of all races and ethnicities, from across the country, who see SB1070 as legalized racial profiling and a misguided attempt to solve real issues.

Arizona's Immigration Law: Racial Profiling at Its Worst as 10 States Explore Copycat Legislation

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Arizona's law is racial profiling at its worst, and it forces police officers who know better but are just doing their jobs to harass millions of innocent legal immigrants who have done absolutely nothing wrong.

Obama: Immigration Bill Work Should Begin This Year

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he wants to begin work this year on legislation overhauling the nation's immigration system, ...

Hispanics Fear On Cinco De Mayo In Wake Of Arizona Immigration Law

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MESA, Ariz. — Rumors circulate of an immigration raid at Cinco de Mayo festivities. Markets normally bustling with customers preparing for the c...

Robert Krentz Murder Suspect Is American, Not Illegal Immigrant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The Arizona Daily Star now reports that the nationality of Robert Krentz's murder suspect is unknown. An earlier version of the story reported...

Immigration Reform Today: President Leads, Republicans Obstruct

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

Now is a time for Republicans to either stand with Americans who want a practical solution to our broken immigration system or continue down the road of obstructionism and open flirtation with racist extremism.

The Day Jesus Got Saved: A Conversion Story for Arizona

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Jesus was on the verge of burn-out from the crush of healin' and teachin'. It had been ages since he had a day off. So, he decided it was time for a ...

Latino Youth Are in a State of Crisis: Investing in Their Future Is Investing in Our Country's Future

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Latino children in the immigrant gateway states of the Southeast have a high chance of being in low-income families and linguistically-isolated households, but have lower rates of obesity and incarceration.

Catholic Bishops Slam 'Draconian' Arizona Law

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Catholic bishops slammed a new Arizona immigration law as "draconian" and called on C...

Arizona's Anti-Immigration Law: Hurting Immigrants and Criminalizing Compassion

Rt. Rev. Kirk Stevan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rt. Rev. Kirk Stevan Smith

Just two weeks ago, Governor Brewer received an award from the Arizona Interfaith Movement for her work in promoting the "Golden Rule." But by signing the recent anti-immigration bill, I believe she now must give it back.

Federal Eavesdropping Program to Take Over Arizona Immigration, Nation Relieved

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

WASHINGTON--Arizona's controversial new immigration bill has come under serious fire this past week by requiring state law enforcement officials to st...

A Christian Response to Arizona's Government-Sponsored Evil

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

Too many people have bled and died and paid severe costs for us to trample on their sacrifices with unjust laws like SB1070. We have come too far for this!

Arizona Immigration Bill Makes History by Ignoring It

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

PHOENIX--Arizona passed the toughest immigration bill in the United States on Friday that many critics say is a slap in the face to over a century of ...

You think you're outraged by Jan Brewer? How do you think we feel? (VIDEO)

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Jan Brewer has put Arizona in the news again today for all the wrong reasons. In just over a year Brewer, our unelected "accidental governor," has do...

Arizona's SB1070 Is a Cry for Help

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Seconds after signing with an "unwavering" hand one of the most anti-immigrant pieces of legislation in the United States, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer audibly sighed.

Arizona Tilts Toward a Police State

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

In fewer than two days we will know if the most draconian anti-immigrant, anti-Latino proposal this country has seen since the infamous Sensenbrenner...