Anti Immigrant Law

UndocuNation: Artists Speak Out Against SB 1070

Last week, the Supreme Court and Congress debated the fate of controversial anti-immigrant law SB 1070. But a regional collection of visual artists, writers and filmmakers are also weighing in during a historical event this Thursday, May 3rd. CultureStrike, the … Continued

Immigration

Two Year Waiting Game: SCOTUS to Hear Arguments on SB 1070 This Week

On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s contentious anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Mired in controversy since its introduction in 2010, SB 1070 was, at the time of its passing, the harshest anti-immigrant legislation in the nation. … Continued

Texas Town Should Say ‘Enough’ to Costly Anti-immigrant Law

Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas, is a man with some unconventional hobbies. While most are content to convalesce with a book and a stiff drink, Kobach likes to craft harsh anti-immigrant legislation for states, cities and municipalities across … Continued

Friday Media Recall (04.06.2012)

Nearly every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on … Continued

Kobach’s Calendar Complaints Endure

It’s not exactly news to report that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach hasn’t been doing his job. Last month, when the coalition KanVote obtained a copy of his professional calendar, they indeed proved that he spent a substantial amount … Continued

Politics

10 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Should Reject Kris Kobach’s Endorsement

Earlier today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney announced the support of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, whose anti-immigrant policies have become something of a novelty for conservatives. But Kobach’s association with the Republican Party is nominal, instead identifying more with … Continued

Is the Tanton Network Really Complaining about Money?

There’s something about the holiday season that inspires people to complain about money. About a month ago, one blog opined that a certain pro-immigrant lawyer received too much for her time at a certain not-for-profit. It’s interesting that the anti-immigrant … Continued

South Carolina’s “Climate of Suspicion”

by Lindsey George In recent weeks, sixteen Latin American and Caribbean nations asked to join the US Justice Department’s lawsuit against South Carolina’s anti-immigrant law SB 20. SB 20, passed earlier this year in June by Gov. Nikki Haley, was … Continued

Dispatches from Georgia: The Impact of Anti-Immigrant Laws on Women

by Alexander De la Torre Bueno A delegation of students and activists were in Atlanta for a week to document efforts to resist anti-immigrant law H.B. 87. The delegation members will be sharing first-hand accounts of their experiences with dispatches. … Continued