Many citizens have taken their education for granted and others throw it away. The DREAM Act provides undocumented students, so eager to learn, with a powerful opportunity to seek higher education in college. I believe we all understand education is fundamental toward ensuring a better future. To deny this opportunity is senseless. Support the DREAM Act!
The Debate Over In-state Tuition for Undocumented Students – FAQs – Part 2 at A Dream Deferred. Get facts through various court cases on this issue.
A First Look at Revoking Education Opportunities for NC Extralegals at Smart Borders.
Having taught English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students for the past two years on the Tex-Mex border town of Brownsville, the national trend toward limiting the futures and opportunities of immigrant students hurts me deeply.
51 Since October 1st at Latino Politico on the number of migrants who have died looking for a better life.
Will the Real John McCain Please Stand Up at Para Justicia y Libertad.
In an effort to win back lost Hispanic votes, Republican presidential hopeful, Senator John McCain held a closed door meeting with more than 100 Hispanic leaders in Chicago. However, things did not turn out as he hoped.
At No Borders and Binaries Supreme Court relaxes Immigration Laws – Chipping Away at “Illegal is Illegal” de jure on the ruling that those under “voluntary departure” can still petition their case if their circumstances change. For those into philosophy there’s Michel Foucault – References and Works. There are a few good videos on You Tube of him debating a young Chomsky on Justice vs. Power.
Do you know the location of the U.S. – Canadian border? at Dream Act Texas. “It’s hard to save the United States from illegal immigrants when you can’t find the border.”
Read The Aroma of Justice at The Unapologetic Mexican.
Watch the video Make the Road New York on a wonderful organization helping to bring people together at Standing FIRM.
Human Rights Groups Condemn ICE Detentions at Eristic Ragemail.
In an Amici Curiae Brief filed in the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Human Rights Watch and a number of other organizations provide profiles of individual cases that illustrate the unconstitutional nature of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) detention scheme.
Immigrant Athletes To Compete Under American Flag In Beijing at Greg Siskind’s Blog.
Read The Terrorist among us. Know your Enemy on Domestic Terrorism. Isn’t a Hispanic or Latino at Pro Inmigrant, but don’t click this link if you’re scared of clowns. In Outrageous. Every morning is the dawn of a new error we have a woman being let out of jail to attend her son’s funeral (who she killed in a drunk driving accident) only to go to a bar. So apparently if your an alcoholic murderer you get special permissions, but if you’re undocumented too bad you get none. Also watch the video Immigrants in Canada victims of Torture.
Price speaks on Immigration at Immigration Equality Blog. “A must read for anyone who wants to understand the challenges in passing immigration reform and why immigration reform efforts have stalled.” Also in Marriage and Immigration. In this post find a letter to the editor on same-sex marriage and immigration rights. And check out Iowa Raid Analysis where Professor Aldana, from the Society of American Law Teachers, gives us an analysis of the terrible Postville raid.
BREAKING NEWS: Soap Opera Politics Vol 1, Issue 12: Tancredo Hauls McCain On the Carpet for Wooing Latino Voters! at Immigration Talk With A Mexican American.
Racial Bias in the United States at Immigration Prof Blog points to a Washington Post article on bias against immigrants of color. Here’s a list of New Immigration Articles. Also read Boy George Denied Visa to Tour in US, Resource on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Anti-immigrant groups turn to local governments.
For hundreds of thousands of Latin American immigrants that leave their home countries each year — and in spite of what Lou Dobbs might have you believe — the first choice in destination isn’t the United States but Spain.