|‘A line was crossed at Postville’ at Orcinus on Erik Camayd-Freixas’ article.
A Clue to the Future of ICE Raids at Dream Act Texas. ACLU on Operation Endgame which is the plan to remove all undocumented immigrants by 2012. More information in Wikipedia on Operation Endgame and A Search for Operation Endgame.
|Guest Voz: A noted brain surgeon reflects on his life as an undocumented farm worker at Latina Lista.
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez engages constituents via tele-townhall meetings at Latino Politics Blog.
Worst. Week. Ever. at Blog For Arizona on the John McCain campaign.
At Bender’s Immigration Bulletin Marisol: Exhibit A for a skewed system on another valedictorian DREAMer who will be ineligible for scholarships even though she’s worked so hard and given so much to her community.
NC Attorney General Does A 180 at Damn Mexicans on the decision to allow DREAMers to attend community college in North Carolina.
Urban Jibaro: Blogging on an empty stomach…. at Vivir Latino on making empanadas. Though I no longer eat meat I’ve spent many saturdays rolling, pressing and pinching corn meal stuffed with meat, potatoes, onions and tomatoes. Though it takes the better part of a day to make a good batch of empanadas the hardest part is waiting for them to cool down enough to start eating. For anyone visiting Morristown there is a great empanada restaurant there called Raul’s Empanadas Town. The empanadas are great and everything in the store is shapped like empanadas – even little cartoon drawings on the wall of famous empanadas.
Illegal is Illegal? reports on another anti-immigrant group apparently having accounting problems.
WILL E-VERIFY KILL THE FEDERAL STUDENT LUNCH PROGRAM? at Greg Siskind’s Blog.
Immigration, criminals and “journalism” at People Migrate.
In Sikhs losing their tradition at Immigrants in the USA blog we learn that English does not need be the official language as it is always accepted as the common American tongue by immigrants. Also A salute to Isles’ immigrants celebrating Filipino immigrants in Hawaii.
Deporting Our Souls at Immigrating Prof Blog tells of a man facing the decision to fight his case or be deported to a country he’s never known. ICE on Higher Education relates to the earlier post where ICE states that “admission to public post-secondary educational institutions is not one of the benefits regulated by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.” Also a new book From the Bookshelves: The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation working to debunk the Latino threat narrative. Also we have On “Sanctuary” Laws and Local Policing Policies and The Limits of Human Rights Law in U.S. Immigration Enforcement.
Daily Headlines: July 28, 2008 at The Latin Americanist.
New hires bring new problems to Postville at Just News – “The impact is evident: New laborers are changing Postville. The Agriprocessors Inc. meatpacking plant, the site of the immigration raid, once employed men and women with families. Now, its workers are mostly young, single people with no stake in the community and nothing to lose.” Also read U.S. citizens claim profiling, join lawsuit against Sheriff Arpaio.
It’s time for Arpaio to go. Aren’t you proud of Arpaio Lou.!!!! and It’s time to step up together and make our voice heard. Call action for Justice on defending Isabel Garcia at Pro Inmigrant.
AZ Anti-Immigrant Ballot Update at Wild Chihuahuas.