The Sanctuary is an organic garden of sanity, justice and compassion. In this garden the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing and the fruits of hard work are being realized. Thanks to all the farmers here pushing for truth and justice.
Score One for the Latinosphere at Para Justicia y Libertad on the article in the Wall Street Journal about efforts to wake up the candidates.
Shackled Like An Animal During Labor at Latino Politico.
Nine months pregnant and in labor, she was shackled until two hours prior to the birth of her child and then re-shackled afterwards. Following the birth of the baby, authorities denied her the ability to breast feed the newborn, who was at a high risk of jaundice as a result of it.
The Unapolgetic Mexican brings us Sanctuary Members on CNN.
I’ve learned that accents are a big deal. Sales people are nicer to me than to my parents even though they can afford things I can’t even dream of affording right now. In immigrant neighborhoods you see ads advertising classes on how to speak with an American accent because it means you can make more money. They’ve learned that many Americans harbor bigotry towards people with accents.
Also another case of sexual above by a person given authority over others in ICE agent sentenced for sexual assault
Mass convictions after the Postville raid – railroading the defendants at Working Immigrants.
Gaudencio Fernandez is a hero. He erected a massive sign on his property spelling out the evils happening in Prince William Country. Go to Anti-BVBL’s post Really Corey, did our crime rate “plummet by 20%” after the “crackdown” ? to watch the video. Here’s a Washington Post article on the story and a quote from Fernandez in speaking about gaining support from Native Americans participating in The Longest Walk:
“They want to express their support of our struggle here in Prince William,” Fernandez said. “I feel honored that they are thinking about our problems. They see that what we suffer today is nothing new and is something they have suffered over and over.”
Also at Anti-BVBL read Crime Stats Up After Passage of Resolution (Jul-Dec ’07). If migrants are all criminals and they’re being removed then who’s committing these crimes?
Escondido tries to rid itself of undocumented immigrants at Bender’s Immigration Bulletin.
It’s no secret to most that sensationalism get the most views which is what keeps many of the prime-time television radio and tv personalities going. Read more on this in Immigration Debate: Lies, Hate, and Lack of True Journalism at DMI Blog.
New York Times Opines on Travesty and Shame Following Postville Raid at Eristic Ragemail. Also read Brimelow’s response to Razzo in Peter Brimelow of VDARE.COM Responds to Eristic Ragemail.
Attacks Nation’s Human Resource Managers at Greg Siskind’s Blog. Apparently DHS isn’t happy that they oppose E-Verify.
Plot to Murder SPLC Founder Disclosed on a 1999 plot to murder Morris Dees and possibly blow up the center at Hatewatch Blog.
Soap Opera Politics Vol 1 Issue 16: New Yorker Cartoon This Month and Next Month at Immigration Talk With a Mexican American. I see this image as less of a satire and more of a Durdenesque image meant to scar our minds.
The National Museum of Mexican Art Presents A Declaration of Immigration, Surge in Hiring at USCIS, “Pervasive and Serious Problems” at USCIS, DHS Office of Immigration Statistics: Naturalizations in the United States: 2007, and “What’s Different About the Immigration Problem We Face Today–And What Can Be Done About It” at Immigration Prof Blog.
Newspaper series reveals rampant abuse of power under Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s watch at Latina Lista. Also read Special Sunday Post: Nashville-area police department’s abuse of ICE’s 287(g) program calls for federal review and McCain’s “God’s children” ad is offensive to all Latinos and should be banned from airwaves.
Yale Law School Lecture on Migration at Nonviolent Migration.