The nation’s top cops say that making them check the residency status of suspects will set back years of trust-building in communities of color.

Today Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (who’s getting heat in the blogosphere today for wrongly claiming her father was killed fighting Nazi Germany) has secured herself a White House meeting with the President, scheduled for this afternoon. A range of local and national organizations that support federal reform plan to demonstrate in front of the White House, beginning at 1 pm, with a message that the Arizona law must stop in Arizona.

Washington, D.C. – La noticia de la reunión entre el presidente Barack Obama y la gobernadora republicana de Arizona, Jan Brewer, le ofrece una oportunidad al mandatario de retomar el control del debate migratorio. Mientras Obama se prepara para el encuentro, estos son tres puntos importantes que debería considerar: 1. El público quiere que el… Continue »

With national polls showing majority support for Arizona’s harsh immigration law, you probably think these voters are determined to rid the country of immigrants and deny a path to legal status for all of the undocumented immigrants in the U.S., right? Wrong.

The courageous Trail of Dreams students are at it again. Having completed a 1500 mile trek from Miami to Washington fighting for their cause to end the deportation of students and the separation of families, the student activists made an even bolder move: they met with notorious Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

02/06/10 a 7:16pm por Columnista Invitado Por José Luis Sierra Llegaron, marcharon y se fueron a esperar. Esperar a que alguna de las cinco demandas legales que hasta ahora se han presentado en contra de la ley SB1070 impidan su implementación a partir del 29 de julio. Esperar a ver si la marcha de miles… Continue »

The courageous Trail of Dreams students are at it again. Having completed a 1500 mile trek from Miami to Washington fighting for their cause to end the deportation of students and separation of families, the student activists traveled to Arizona to request a meeting with the controversial, anti-immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

The news of President Obama’s upcoming meeting on Thursday with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R-AZ) offers an opportunity for President Obama to take back control of the immigration debate. Following are three important points for President Obama to remember as he prepares for the meeting.

The Spanish-language press reports that President Barack Obama plans to meet with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer this week at the White House. The death of an undocumented immigrant after an encounter with Border Patrol and a pair of encounters between members of the First Family and Peruvians also make headlines.

With national polls showing majority support for Arizona’s harsh immigration law, you probably think these voters are hard liners determined to rid the country of immigrants and deny a path to legal status for all of the undocumented immigrants in the U.S., right?

Wrong.