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Activists Send Tacos To 'Racist' Mayor

Posted 01.27.2012 | Good News

East Haven, Connecticut, Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. ruffled a lot of feathers this week when he told a reporter that he would address Latinos' concerns ...

Hundreds Of Tacos Delivered To Office of East Haven Mayor After Insensitive Comments

Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices

He wanted tacos? He got tacos. 2,000 of them. An immigrants' rights group in East Haven delivered thousands of tacos to Mayor Jospeh Maturo's offic...

Hundreds Of Tacos Delivered To Office of East Haven Mayor After Insensitive Comments

Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Joseph Maturo, East Haven Mayor, Receives Hundreds Of Tacos After Insensitive Comments

What Will Immigration Advocates Learn From DREAM's Defeat?

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Were advocates of comprehensive immigration reform too slow to shift to supporting piecemeal legislation? And, did these leaders advance the optimal piecemeal strategy by focusing exclusively on the DREAM Act?

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...

Key Questions as DREAM Debate Heats Up

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Last Wednesday, immigration reform advocates cheered as the DREAM (Development Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act passed the House of Represen...

National Immigration Conference Kicks Off, But Can It Shift The Debate?

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Hair tightly braided and red, white, and blue flags in hand, two mischievous girls ran through the ballroom aisles towards their mother. There she sa...

Weekly Diaspora: DREAM Act Could be First Step to Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After months of intense debate over the Obama administration's efforts to revamp our immigration sy...

Grassroots Efforts for Immigration Reform: Voices from Michigan, New York, and Colorado

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Over the past several years, grassroots groups across the country have held mass marches, lobbied government officials and used civil disobedience to ...

Legislative Prospects for Immigration Reform: An Interview With Marshall Fitz

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

I spoke with Fitz to explore the current context in the Beltway. We discussed the congressional politics on immigration in 2007 and 2010 and the significance of Latino voting patterns for the prospects of immigration reform.

Organizing for Immigration Reform: An Interview With Deepak Bhargava

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Mr. Bhargava spoke with me on issues ranging from the potential impact of Latino voters and grassroots mobilizations, and the challenges facing progressive groups in the wake of Arizona's immigration law.

Growing Up Illegal in Colorado: Paying for a System We Didn't Break

Kristen Leigh Painter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kristen Leigh Painter

At 6:30 a.m. on Apr. 28, Edgar Niebla was awoken by his crying mother and told, "The police are here for you." His crime: growing up in the United States, but having been born in Mexico.

We All Live in Arizona: On May Day, ICE Dogs, and the Future of NYC (PHOTOS)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

There's a world of difference between New York County and Maricopa County. But that didn't stop somebody from dispatching ICE agents with dogs to surround the protests at the end of Saturday's march.

Weekly Diaspora: Rallying the Grassroots

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

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...

Our Time to Fight for Immigration Reform is Now

Ali Noorani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ali Noorani

America at its very core is saying loud and clear we need a functioning immigration system that stops unscrupulous employers from exploiting American and immigrant workers.

Immigration Rally: Immigration Reform Advocates Gather At Capitol Hill

The New York Times | Ian Urbina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of immigrants came to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a day of lobbying and an afternoon rally calling for comprehensive immigration reform. Th...