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Fighting for Workers?

Eliseo Medina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eliseo Medina

Members of the anti-immigrant Immigration Reform Caucus in Congress are now trying to co-opt a "pro-worker agenda" in a ruthless effort to push their extremist mass deportation agenda.

NJ Law Enforcement Appear to Contradict Dobbs' Version of Gunfire Incident

Isabel Macdonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Isabel Macdonald

New Jersey state police appear to be contradicting CNN Host Lou Dobbs' account of a gunfire incident near his Sussex County, New Jersey, house.

On Immigration, Which New York Will Rule?

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Frank Sharry

Harold Ford voted for the infamous Sensenbrenner criminalization bill -- the one that would have thrown undocumented immigrants, and the priests, nuns, nurses and teachers who assist them, into jail for a year.

CNN's Dobbs: Creating a Hostile Image of Hispanics

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

Ninety percent of Latino leaders believe that Lou Dobbs is having a hostile impact on Hispanics. We know Dobbs doesn't care about this, but does his network?

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?

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.

GOP Latino Outreach Strategy: Oppose, Ignore, Aggravate and Scapegoat

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Events over the past weeks show that the Republican Party still hasn't learned the lessons of the 2008 election. As Senator Tom Coburn might say -- they have some "splaining to do."

Question on Sotomayor: What Does Obama's SCOTUS Nomination Have to Do with Immigration Reform?

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Those who think Sotomayor's nomination means no on comprehensive immigration reform should consider these four points.

GOP Trots Out Old Extremist, J.D. Hayworth, as Spokesman against Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Immigration held a hearing about border policy. Its chairman, Chuck Schumer (D-NY), has ...

Obama's Pledge on Immigration Reform -- Why Now?

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

The Obama administration gets that a failure to solve the problem of illegal immigration has become a symbol of how Washington ducks when it comes to solving tough problems.

GOP Immigration Strategy: Full throttle on the wrong track

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

Joshua Hoyt, executive director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, had a thorough piece in today's Chicago Tribune on just w...

Bienvenidos a Election 2008: The Truth on McCain's Immigration Ad

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Sharry

First, Sen. John McCain was for reform - championing a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration bill with courage and leadership until it collapsed in th...