Conocido por su campaña de terror contra los negros en las décadas de 1950 y 1960, el KKK vuelve a la carga, con las capuchas blancas de siempre pero con una nueva causa: la deportación de los indocumentados. Su campaña nacional en defensa de la raza blanca busca sumar miembros y recuperar su influencia.

A San Diego business owner and his family have become the target of death threats after taking in an undocumented family from Guatemala. “You’re a race traitor, you’re a traitor to your country, we’re going to kill you, we’re going to kill your family, we’re coming down there,” Mark Lane told NBC San Diego, quoting… Continue »

Country legend Willie Nelson spoke with Rolling Stone about a number of current events, including the influx of Central American children in his home state of Texas.  Here’s what he told Rolling Stone: “I’ve been watching, and the only thing we can do is take care of those kids, whatever it takes,” says Nelson. “Take… Continue »

Last night, the SFUSD Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to bolster services in city public schools for child refugees fleeing Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. “We are a nation of immigrants, which is often forgotten when we talk about ‘those kids,’” SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza said to the board. “These are our children.”… Continue »

New Website Archive Documents the Best and Worst Responses to Central American Kids Fleeing Violence The influx of Central American children fleeing violence is one of the top immigration stories this summer, and responses across the country have ranged from principled and compassionated to extremist and downright xenophobic.  On the ugly side of the spectrum,… Continue »

Watch this segment from All In With Chris Hayes yesterday, with New Republic Senior Editor Brian Beutler, United We Dream’s Lorella Praeli, and Case Western School of Law’s Jonathan Adler, in which the guests underscored the fact that it is well within President Obama’s power to take executive action on immigration and deportations. As Adler said: In… Continue »

Research Finds Anti-immigrant Ads Don’t Mobilize White voters, But Do Mobilize Latino Voters While it is no longer breaking news that Republicans have rejected their own post-2012 consensus to rebrand their image to Latino voters and reposition themselves on immigration policy, the rationale behind the GOP’s decision to ignore recent electoral history remains unclear.  Remarkably,… Continue »

Cross-posted from Latino Decisions: As congressional lawmakers return home for the summer recess and campaign for the upcoming mid-term election, Republicans believe immigration is an issue they can use to mobilize their base. Specifically, many are calculating that voters are frustrated with the present crisis at the border and will respond positively to rhetoric that… Continue »

Vox: 3 times presidents unilaterally suspended immigration enforcement Politico: Democrats to White House: Immigration’s your call The Hill: GOP lawmaker: Obama ‘absolutely wants to be impeached’ Associated Press: Obama To Interrupt Summer Vacation With Trip Back To D.C. The Hill: Why is Obama returning to Washington? The Hill: Obama prepares schools for enrollment of migrant… Continue »