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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

Friday Media Round Up (11.04.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media 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 immigration, but … Continued

Cross-Post: Alabama HB 56: Which Way Will The Ruling Lean?

Published on Americas Quarterly on August 26, 2011 by Daniel Altschuler On Wednesday, at the Hugo Black courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama, federal judge Sharon Blackburn and approximately 200 others in attendance heard a full day’s worth of arguments to determine … 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

Why is CIS so Scared of Jose Antonio Vargas?

In June of this year, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas caused a major stir when he announced to the world that he was an undocumented immigrant in his affecting New York Times article, “My Life as an Undocumented … Continued

Dispatches from Georgia: GLAHR Speaks Out Against Implementation of HB-87

A delegation of students and activists are in Atlanta this 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 daily dispatches. Visit Imagine 2050 regularly for more … Continued

Immigration

Georgia’s HB 87 On Your Mind?

Georgia, oh Georgia, why do you want to be Arizona? I said, Georgia, why this new law, HB 87?  It’s about as bad as Arizona’s SB1070. Your governor, Nathan Deal, tried unsuccessfully for years to end birthright citizenship when he … Continued

Immigration

‘This Trip Has Hit Me in My Heart’

The following article is one of a series of accounts from students who recently returned  from Arizona. They were part of a delegation that spent a week touring the state amid  the enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center … Continued

Nativist Groups Use Brutal Crime for Their Own Purposes

As a part of their Machiavellian attempt at poisoning the conversation in this country on immigration, nativist groups are twisting an awful crime for their own purposes. The Community Watchdog Project and Southern Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Reform, nativist groups … Continued

Pizza Hut Discriminates Against Latino Workers

Pizza Hut’s recent actions are unjustifiable and unacceptable. Pizza Hut has been rapidly firing Latino workers due to Social Security “No Match” letters sent to Pizza Hut by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Some of these workers have been faithful … Continued