Parents, you know how it is with kids. One acts up, and so you have to focus your attention on the troublemaker and take your eye off the others. Then, when you’re not looking, another one gets out of line.

My name is Tania Unzueta and I’m undocumented.

I have lived in Chicago since I was 10 years old. I came with my mother to join my father, who had found a stable job and a promise to legalize his status. Eventually our tourist visas ran out, and my family became undocumented.

National Guard troops were officially sent to the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday — except in Arizona, where not enough troops have been recruited and trained yet. As the Spanish-language press reports, this is just one of the obstacles the state faces in the continued battle over SB 1070, with racial animosity and fear on the rise and the economy on the decline. And a new poll suggests the Arizona law might have national electoral consequences for the GOP with Hispanic voters as well.

02/08/10 a 9:25am por Maribel Hastings Por Maribel Hastings PHOENIX, Arizona – En la yerbería, como en varios negocios hispanos de Phoenix, no hay casi clientes. María, la encargada, dice que muchos de los que sí vienen compran el aceite o la veladora “Contra la Ley” que usualmente usan si enfrentan algún caso legal. Ahora… Continue »

On August 10-11, 2010, Fox News conducted a telephone poll of 900 registered voters. The margin of error was +/-3%. A majority of voters want the government to secure the borders and reform immigration laws at the same time.When Fox News asked whether the government should first secure the border, pass new immigration laws, or do… Continue »

In August 2010, Ipsos Public Affairs conducted a pollof 601 registered voters in Colorado for Reuters. The margin of error for the poll is +/- 4.0% for the sample of registered voters; +/-4.6% for likely voters; +/-6.1% for the subsample of registered Democrats; and +/-5.9% for the subsample of registered Republicans. Two-thirds of Colorado voters… Continue »

Pop superstar Lady Gaga slammed Arizona’s controversial new immigration law and urged her fans to protest the measure at two points during her sold-out concert in Phoenix.

Reporting from Phoenix — Arizona has made a name for itself as the state with the harshest policies against illegal immigration. But as few as six years ago, this border state was among the nation’s most welcoming of illegal immigrants.

Former Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska could have chosen courage, boldness, guts or even lion-heartedness as a yardstick to compare the immigration stances of President Obama and Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona. But the former vice presidential candidate instead went with a much more pointed term on Sunday.