Countdown to SB 1070: Latin America's Response
By Mariela Rosario | 07/27/2010 - 16:00

Arizona's SB 1070 is set to go into effect this Thursday, July 29, and the lead-up to D-day has elicited a variety of reactions from Latin America leaders. Many countries, including Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Paraguay, have filed motions against the law.


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Countdown to SB 1070: Hearing on New AZ Immigration Law Begins
By Mariela Rosario | 07/26/2010 - 16:13

The lawsuit filed by the United States Department of Justice challenging Arizona's new immigration laws SB 1070 is finally getting it's day in court. The first hearing was held last Thursday, just a week before the new laws are set to go into effect.


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State Workers In Utah Fired Over Leaking Immigrant Information
By Mariela Rosario | 07/23/2010 - 09:20

Last week, a list of alleged "undocumented immigrants" was sent to multiple media outlets and law enforcement officials with a note attached demanding that all of the people named be deported from the U.S.


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Countdown to Arizona's SB 1070
By Mariela Rosario | 07/22/2010 - 16:00

There is just one week left before Arizona's new immigration laws, SB 1070, take effect on July 29th. Since the laws passage in April, the state has seen an exodus of Hispanic citizens, with schools reporting unusual drops in enrollment.


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Rage Against the Machine Reunite to Boycott Arizona
By Grace Bastidas | 07/21/2010 - 15:15

It’s been almost 10 years since Rage Against the Machine disbanded, silencing one of the most political hard rock groups ever to step on stage. But that doesn't mean that vocalist Zack de la Rocha, guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford and drummer Brad Wilk are averse to reuniting for a good cause.


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Latino and Civil Rights Orgs Say Human Rights of Utah Immigrants Clearly Violated
By Nicola Paracchini | 07/21/2010 - 14:00

Organizations like MALDEF and the ACLU are speaking out against the violation of privacy rights and state and local law that recently occurred in Utah.


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Latina Celebs Stay Focused on Immigration
By Elayne Fluker | 07/21/2010 - 10:00

Even though Eva Longoria Parker was romping around Europe celebrating her third wedding anniversary, Jessica Alba was touring Paris and celebrating her hubby's birthday, and


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Immigrants in Utah Targeted When Personal Info Leaked to Public
By Nicola Paracchini | 07/15/2010 - 16:00

A list containing the names and personal information of 1,300 Utah residents, who an anonymous group claims are undocumented immigrants, has been released to law enforcement, state agencies and media outlets, igniting fear among the state's Latino community.


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U.S. Justice Department Sues Arizona
By Mariela Rosario | 07/07/2010 - 14:00

Yesterday, the United States Justice Department officially filed suit against the state of Arizona, charging that the new laws conflict with federal immigration enforcement efforts. S.B. 1070, signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in April and set to go into effect on July 29, gives police the power to stop anyone they have "reasonable suspicion" to believe is an undocumented immigrant.


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LULAC Organizing Voces Unidas por America Concert
By Alice Taranto | 07/06/2010 - 12:56

The imminent enforcement of the SB 1070 legislation that was passed a few months ago in Arizona has Latinos mobilizing all over the country. Now the community is responding in a big way with the Voces Unidas por America Concert being held on Saturday, July 17.


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