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John Celock

'Jet Fuel On A Brush Fire' | John Celock | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

While Republican architects of Arizona's immigration law are declaring victory following Monday's Supreme Court ruling, Arizona Democrats also are cal...

Politicians React To Supreme Court Ruling On Arizona Immigration Law

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court handed down a ruling on Arizona immigration law S.B. 1070 on Monday. HuffPost's Mike Sacks reports: The Supreme Court on Mond...

Supreme Court Issues Ruling On SB1070

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on immigrants Monday but said ...

Supreme Court Issues Split Ruling On S.B. 1070: Full Text

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

The Supreme Court issued a split ruling on S.B. 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration law, on Monday. Click here for more on the news and analy...

Love vs Sheriff Arpaio's Tent City

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 08.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Delivers Split Decision On Arizona Immigration Law | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday delivered a split decision in the Obama administration's challenge to Arizona's aggressive immigration law, ...

North Carolina Pastor Gets It For Wanting to Beat the Gay Out of Kids

El Chanclaso | Posted 07.04.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

Pastor Harris was caught saying some of the most vile and disgusting anti-gay remarks aimed at children who are perceived to be gay. You can also hear the audience clapping and giving their approval to his beat-the-gay-out-of-your-son sermon.

From an Arizona Dreamer

Erika Andiola | Posted 06.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika Andiola

We should no longer tolerate individuals like Mitt Romney, Senator Rubio -- and even President Obama -- who talk about the DREAM Act for political purposes, but support the criminalization and deportations of people who we love and care about.

SB1070: The Problem, Not the Answer

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 06.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

We don't need a confusing patchwork of 50 state immigration laws. We need a federal solution. This is what both common sense and the Constitution require.

Arizona v. USA: Hate Racism, Support Arizona

Robin Koerner | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

The Supreme Court has just heard a day arguments on the case of Arizona v. United States, concerning Arizona's immigration-related bill, SB 1070. When it was originally passed, I was an immigrant resident of that state.

Jan Brewer Slams Democrats For 'Political Stunt' On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) hit Senate Democrats on Fox News Tuesday morning, saying the plan to force a vote on legislation nullifying Arizona's cont...

Memo To Supreme Court: Arizona Immigration Law Is No Solution for Broken System

Kristian Ramos | Posted 06.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

The rise of the state-passed immigration movement has been an ideological dead end for the country and a stagnation of real conversation around reforming our current system.

Alabama Fools' Day

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 06.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

On April Fools' Day Alabama's immigration law (HB 56) mandates E-Verify for all employers.

Elise Foley

Arizona Immigration Law 'Unconstitutional,' Opponents Tell Supreme Court | Elise Foley | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the Supreme Court justices took up health care, opponents of Arizona's extreme immigration law looked ahead. Eleven attorneys ...

The Arts Revolution: Stop Imitating, Start Voting

Voto Latino | Posted 05.22.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

The days of flattery are over. The Latino community now knows that because of their voting numbers, we must take to the polls

Immigration Restrictions Incentivize Corruption

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 05.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

The problem is that our immigration laws give such a massive incentive for immigrants to try to defraud the system that they create similar incentives for immigration and law enforcement officials to do the same.

Request To Reinstate Mexican American Studies Program Denied

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 03.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Back in January hundreds of students walked out to the streets of downtown Tucson to protest against the cancellation of the Mexican American Studies ...

Liberals Need to Choose: Welfare State or Immigration

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

The thinking goes, any increase in immigration will increase the number of people on welfare which will increase taxes for Americans. Very few people would want to pay more taxes in that scenario, so most people are skeptical of immigration.

WATCH: Representative Blasts Romney's Immigration Policy 'Model'

Posted 02.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is on a roll. A few weeks after strongly -- and comically -- rebuffing Newt Gingrich's 'Food Stamp President' claim a...

Ahead of Arizona Primary a Decline in Political Cachet of State Immigration Laws

Kristian Ramos | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Kristian Ramos

It is disingenuous at best for the Republican Party to say out of one corner of their mouth that our immigration system is broken, then do everything they can to stop any wholesale fix. Our states and our country deserve better.

Misguided Thinking, or Perhaps Just More Hate: Florida's Policies of Denying the Right to Education to its U.S. Citizens...

Ediberto Roman | Posted 04.10.2012 | Miami
Ediberto Roman

This great state's history demonstrates that if we allow immigrants and their children to prosper, as the Cuban community has amply shown, all of us benefit economically. It is past time to end any discrimination against any United States citizen.

It Would Behoove Barack Obama To Immediately Stop Pissing Off Latinos

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 03.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

Seizing on President Obama's failure to keep his campaign promises of comprehensive immigration reform, the Republican Party quickly moved to score political points with excitable bigots and chronically jobless white people.

AMP: Favianna Rodriguez's Band of Artists Help Arizona

Voto Latino | Posted 03.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

Favianna's latest feat is helping organize, the first coalition of artists, writers, and filmmakers working to expose the negative effects of SB1070.

Ethnic Studies Ruling Escalates Arizona Schools Struggle

Michelle Chen | Posted 02.29.2012 | Education
Michelle Chen

Analyzing problems in the real world and coming up with solutions. If officials think that's anathema to a sound education, they've given civil rights advocates the most principled argument yet for why ethnic studies is so vital for the next generation of leaders.

The Next Chapter in The Debate On State Passed Immigration Laws

Kristian Ramos | Posted 02.14.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

One must only observe the harsh effect of Arizona's stagnant economy, the empty fields in Georgia and the potential loss of businesses in Alabama to find why these laws do not work.