Update: Isabel Garcia’s Job Endangered by Jon “Jackass” Justice at Problem Chylde. Join the Campaign to End Hate Radio – visit the Coalicion de Derechos Humanos website to help end hate radio and support Isabel Garcia. Also Sign the Petition: Justice for LaVena Johnson, a soldier whose death has been covered up by the military.
The Diversity Train Has Arrived at Eristic Ragemail. The strangest argument I hear from the nativists is that “diversity equals death.” Huh? I guess these guys and gals don’t get out much. Both Houston, where I was born, and New York, the place I now call home, are very diverse and are both great places to live. It is in large part due to the diversity these cities provide.
Speaking of diversity read Influx brings Brazilian `bounce’ to NYC suburb at Immigrants in the USA Blog. Also read Some Immigrants Face Long Waits to Become U.S. Citizens, Classes aid immigrant students’ assimilation and Religion remains an immigrant’s lifeline.
Watch the video XP Hits the Small Screen where he speaks about immigration on Green Watch TV at Para Justicia y Libertad.
Buchanan thinks McCain will make Cheney look like Ghandi? Watch the video Warmonger McCain Will Make Cheney Look Like Gandhi at American Taíno.
Stewart’s Wife Strains Resources and Causes Sprawl at Anti-BVBL. This post asks the quintessential question for supposed pro-legal immigration anti-“illegal” immigration groups. How can you be pro-immigrant when all you do is badmouth immigrants and provide no solutions to make the immigration system more positive? I think we know the answer.
Culture Kitchen links to The Sanctuary’s 5 English Lessons From the Anti-Immigrant Movement. Also check out I love Bernie Mac because he found the funny in the pain of truth a posthumous nod to a great comedian.
Breaking News!! Soap Opera Politics Vol 1 Issue 23: The GOP – A Party Divided!! at Immigration Talk With A Mexican American.
On African Americans, Immigrants, and Civil Rights at Immigration Prof Blog. Also Business Seek to Promote Immigrant Assimilation, Change Tenor of National Immigration Debate, Non-Immigrant Waiver for Deported Aggravated Felon
For once, some good news! One of our clients, a former LPR who was removed as an aggravated felon in 1998, was recently granted a non-immigrant waiver through the London embassy to visit her children and her parents in Texas. As far as we know, this is the first time that someone in this situation has been allowed back in on a non-immigrant visa.
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Daily Headlines: August 11, 2008 at The Latin Americanist.