Living in Los Angeles I drive by multi-car pile-ups on the freeway at least once a week. An occurrence so common that it no longer shocks or surprises. Yet it is impossible to take your eyes off the wreckage.

DREAMer asks Romney “I’m undocumented. I want to know then, why are you not supporting my dream?”

As sponsor of the Stop Online Piracy Act, a.k.a. SOPA, Rep. Lamar Smith has put himself at the center of a massive controversy. Online activists realized that Smith is dangerous figure. Welcome to our world.

As Newt Gingrich seizes the momentum in the South Carolina primary and attention starts to turn toward the next primary battle in Florida, both the Gingrich and Mitt Romney campaigns are up with Spanish-language advertisements targeting Latino Republicans in Florida. Notably, while the Romney television ad purposely avoids discussion of immigration, due to the candidate’s far right stance on the issue, the new Gingrich radio ad makes immigration a focal point, and calls Romney “anti-immigrant.”

As Newt Gingrich seizes the momentum in the South Carolina primary and attention starts to turn toward the next primary battle in Florida, both the Gingrich and Mitt Romney campaigns are up with Spanish-language advertisements targeting Latino Republicans in Florida.

A review ordered by the Obama administration of virtually all 7,900 deportation cases before the immigration court here has identified about 1,300 foreigners — 16 percent — who pose no security risk and will be allowed to remain in the United States, although with no new legal status, immigration officials said Thursday.

When Newt Gingrich stopped by WAQI-AM (710), better known as Radio Mambí, last Friday, he promised to soon be on the South Florida airwaves in English and Spanish. He has followed through, at least in part, airing a Spanish-language ad on some of the most influential radio stations in Miami.

Newt Gingrich came out with a Spanish-language ad on Thursday calling fellow GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney “anti-immigrant” and “goes around using Castro phrases,” the Miami Herald reported. The ad is airing on radio stations in Miami. The race for the GOP nomination moves to Florida after South Carolina’s primary on Saturday.

The Obama administration announced a relaxation of visa rules and a new comprehensive plan to increase tourism at home — the latest in a series of executive actions intended to create jobs and stimulate the economy.

It’s unclear whether farmers in Georgia and Alabama will face a shortage of workers due to tough new laws targeting illegal immigration, but some producers said they have begun changing their plans for planting and harvesting this year’s crops.