Southern Poverty Law

Race and the Questioning of “Natural Born Citizens”

Sen. Rubio is a citizen, and so is Wendy Ruiz. But some people question whether they are “natural born citizens.” After doubting Pres. Obama’s birth certificate, the birthers have now attacked Marco Rubio, a conservative senator from Florida. Even though … Continued

Immigration

Romney Accepts Endorsement from Lawyer Tied to White Nationalists

“I am pleased to stand with this true conservative” said Kris Kobach of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, who he endorsed Wednesday. But would a “true conservative” accept an endorsement from someone with Kobach’s connections? A closer examination of Kobach reveals … Continued

A Top Ten “Tasteless” from Center for Immigration Studies

Yesterday, anti-immigrant group Center for Immigration Studies wrote a blog bashing Herman Cain for his call for an electrified border fence. CIS slammed Cain’s “thoughtless remarks,” also calling them “ill-informed and ill-considered comments.” Mother Jones responded this morning slamming CIS, … Continued

Youth for Western Civilization Caught in Bed with Racist Groups…Yet Again

Youth for Western Civilization (YWC), a student group with ties to white nationalism, has again been caught cavorting with a group that has racist ties. This time YWC is working with a neo-Confederate organization called League of the South. In … Continued

Immigration

Youth for Western Civilization: a National Conference of Old Hatred

by Michael Dranove The growth of Youth for Western Civilization (YWC) may have been stunted when in 2007 their then vice president, Marcus Epstein, plead guilty to a class 6 felony hate crime, as such leadership would make any rational … Continued

Politics

Defend the Rights of Farmworkers

by Minnie McMahon Big agriculture must stop exploiting its workers. The majority of America’s agricultural workers are undocumented people subject to sub-human treatment from their employers. Because of their lack of legal status, these workers have limited recourse to advocate … Continued

Politics

Georgia competes with Arizona for title of top anti-immigrant state

Despite a huge victory for immigrant students in last week’s House vote on the DREAM Act, states like Georgia remain on the verge of passing harsh anti-immigrant laws. While up to 22 states are considering legislation modeled after Arizona’s racist … Continued

Politics

NumbersUSA Refuses To Break Ties With Political Extremists

The anti-immigrant group NumbersUSA and its executive director Roy Beck just can’t seem to steer clear of controversy. The Center for New Community reports that on June 4 Beck will address an event organized by the Maryland-based Institute of the … Continued

Immigration

Video: The John Tanton Network

Imagine2050 has received a lot of questions about FAIR and The Tanton Network the last couple of days so we’ve made a video that will give you all the facts on The Tanton Network and its anti-immigrant and white nationalist … Continued

Hate Group FAIR Looking for “Ethnically Ambiguous” Actors

Adam Luna posted this excellent blog yesterday: Hate Group FAIR Looking for “Ethnically Ambiguous” Actors—Think You Have What it Takes? Live in Atlanta and feel like having a little fun today? Find out what it takes to be one of … Continued