Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Despite Ruling, Detained Immigrants Face Uncertainty

*A federal judge says Obama’s got to let 2000 detained women and children go from immigration detention centers. The judge  says a 1997 law  states undocumented children must be held in the “last restrictive setting.” The Obama administration has 90 days to appeal. VL By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune More than 2,000 undocumented women

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

GOP Criticizes Trump, Insulting Hispanics Again

*There are several things to point out. One is that Latinos aren’t really on the GOP radar, because if they were their collective response to Trump’s remarks about Mexicans would have been as strong as the reaction...

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Children of Immigrants Denied Citizenship

*The more attention this issue gets, the better. The problem of questionable documentation has long been a problem, to varying degrees, along the border. But it goes beyond being a specific border issue – all that does...

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Immigration Agents Find Common Cause with Hate Groups

*Remember the anti-immigrant protests in Murrieta, California, where the protesters blocked the passage of buses carrying undocumented women and children? New reporting indicates that protest organizers received information about the bus route from a Border Patrol officer....

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Washington Perspective: The Right’s Cognitive Dissonance, or the “Dick Cheney Effect”

By Bill Valdez, NewsTaco When the Supreme Court handed down its landmark ruling on same-sex marriage, more than a few people couldn’t help but think about the former Vice President’s struggle with this issue.  At a time...

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Migrants victims of ‘throwaway society’, says Pope

*I would call this a signal of what we should expect for Pope Francis to say when he visits the U.S. in September. He’ll be addressing a joint session of congress and some Republican legislators and presidential...

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s security team booted Latino group from speech, leaders claim

*The day of Bush’s announcement the attention was on the group of immigration protesters who got into the event and caused Jeb to go off script.  But not all groups were allowed to stay in the venue....

Monday, June 15th, 2015

DACA’s Three-Year Anniversary

*It’s been three years since President Obama signed the DACA executive action. In that time there’s been no movement on comprehensive immigration reform, one of the main reasons he signed the order. So now DACA is quickly...

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Supreme Court: Immigrants with Poor Legal Counsel Can Turn to Appeals Courts

* VL By Neil Giardino, NBC New York Navigating the complexities of U.S. immigration law can be a bewildering experience, especially for those without legal training. With the threat of deportation often looming, the trust an undocumented immigrant...

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Immigration lawyers group bitterly divided over Cecilia Muñoz’s pick as keynote speaker

*Some members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association say the White House Domestic Policy Director represents an administration that’s casued hostility and harm to immigrants. They don’t want her speaking at their annual conference. VL By Fox...

Friday, June 12th, 2015

How broken is our immigration system? We deport citizens

*No one knows the number of U.S. citizens who are detained by immigration authorities. Neither is it known how many citizens are deported. VL By Mary Sanchez, Kansas City Star The deportation of Andres Robles Gonzalez was...

Monday, June 8th, 2015

The Selective Service Provides for Conscientious Objectors

SPONSORED CONTENT By NewsTaco Does the U.S. Selective Service provide avenues for consideration for young men who identify as conscientious objectors? The answer is yes. , and not in combat. But the objector is required to provide...

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Detainees Fight for Freedom of Speech

*The main issue in this story is whether the undocumented have legal standing to seek protection under the First Amendment. Critics argue that if the Federal Government prevails it will, in effect, set-up a two-tiered society. The...

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Deported to Mexico: a lost generation

*This story picks-up where the reports of deported men, women and children leave off. What happens to the deported who, save for a paper that would make them “legal,” are American in their minds and in their...

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