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Month: October 2015

Pro-Immigration Reform House Members Launch “Campaign for American Children and Families”

A Capitol Hill press conference early this morning, hosted by Democratic Reps. Luis Gutierrez (IL), Mike Honda (CA), Raul Grijalva (AZ), Jan Schakowsky (IL), Keith Ellison (MN), and Judy Chu (CA) launched the “Campaign for American Children and Families,” an immigration reform advocacy tour that will begin this weekend in Rhode Island and continue through at least May.

Remembering and Honoring César Chávez

Before his death in 1993, César Chávez was asked by a union member how he wanted to be remembered; he replied, “If you want to remember me, organize!” Chavez, who inspired millions of people to commit themselves to social and economic justice, would have turned 84 today.

Help Mario, a Texas DREAMer

Mario, a math-and-statistics senior at Austin State, could be deported by April 5. Ask the Dept. of Homeland Security to stop his deportation.

Dickens was right about the law, its arbiters

Charles Dickens had it right when he declared, “The law is (an) ass.” Consider the shameful decision by the Obama administration to “deport” Emily Ruiz despite the inconvenient fact that the 4-year-old from Brentwood, N.Y., is a U.S. citizen.

Emily Ruiz Finally Reunited With Her Family

Emily Ruiz, the four-year-old US citizen who was returned by U.S. immigration authorities to Guatemala, has finally been reunited with her parents in New York.

Emily en casa

30/03/11 a 5:40pm por America’s Voice Español “Emily ya está con nosotros” “Se hace realidad nuestro sueño de volver a estar con ella” NUEVA YORK – Emily Samantha Ruiz, ciudadana estadounidense de cuatro años de edad, retornada a Guatemala por autoridades migratorias de Estados Unidos hace poco más de dos semanas, se reunió hoy con … Continue reading »