Yesterday, the Obama Administration’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Labor Department finally agreed to work together to make sure the government’s zeal to enforce immigration laws doesn’t hurt labor enforcement efforts.
GOP Congressman Lamar Smith has once again asserted himself as his party’s leading strategist on the Latino vote. He’s taking issue with Chris Cillizza’s recent analysis of census numbers,”The Republican’s Hispanic Problem.” Smith, who supports mass deportation, is desperately trying to get his fellow Republicans deny the facts and trends on Latino voters.
Hispanic families and immigrant advocates criticized President Barack Obama Thursday for failing to keep campaign promises to change the U.S. immigration system. The critics questioned Obama’s recent comment that he could not use his executive order powers to suspend deportations because doing so “would not conform with my appropriate role as president.”
Groups of immigrants along with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Thursday presented the Change Takes Courage Campaign, in accord with which they will tour the United States to ask President Barack Obama for “justice” for the undocumented.
The ACLU is suing Denver police, saying officers falsely accused a man of being an illegal immigrant, rejected his legal residency card as “fake” and jailed him for five days. Police also are accused of illegally searching the home of the man’s Hispanic girlfriend, who is a U.S. citizen, according to the racial profiling lawsuit filed in Denver federal court Monday by the ACLU.
The next America is arriving ahead of schedule. And it could rattle assumptions about the coming presidential election. Last week’s release of national totals from the 2010 census showed that the minority share of the population increased over the past decade in every state, reaching levels higher than demographers anticipated almost everywhere, and in the nation as a whole.
01/04/11 a 8:13am por Maribel Hastings WASHINGTON – Las cifras del Censo sobre el crecimiento poblacional de los hispanos siguen confirmando la importancia de este sector en la fibra de este país y en el mapa electoral. Los hispanos representaron más del 50% del crecimiento poblacional de Estados Unidos en la pasada década y nuevamente…