As bad as our Legislature is, I never thought I'd have to say that even Mississippi's Legislature is smarter than ours. But it is, at least where immigration policy is concerned. Continue »
A lot has been written this week on the recent ICE sweep that arrested more than 3,100 undocumented immigrants over the span of six days, involving more than 1,900 ICE officers in every state across the nation. Continue »
Democrats have been working hard to portray Mitt Romney as the most radical candidate on immigration in modern history. He has, they note, promised to veto the Dream Act, urged "self-deportation" and tapped the architect of the controversial Arizona and Alabama immigration laws as a campaign adviser. Continue »
If Mitt Romney wants a vice presidential running mate who will warm the hearts of conservatives, let there be no doubt: Marco Rubio is the guy. Spend a few minutes with Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and he'll tell you there are only two names Romney should consider: Rep.... Continue »
Immigration advocates have filed a lawsuit on behalf of several married gay couples, alleging a federal law violates their constitutional rights by preventing them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards. Continue »
The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff was negotiating in bad faith, jeopardizing efforts to settle civil rights charges stemming from allegations of racial profiling against Latinos. Continue »
When I said recently that President Obama has a habit of not being truthful about his immigration record, an angry Obama supporter demanded that I give specifics. There are so many examples that it's tough to keep track. Continue »
According to The Note, here's what Mitt Romney had to say about immigration on Monday: "This has always been a priority for the president he chooses to do nothing about," Romney said. "Let the immigrant community not forget that while he uses this as a political weapon, he has... Continue »
Negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio have broken down. DOJ, which accused Arpaio of racial discrimination, says the Sheriff is "wasting time and not negotiating in good faith." Continue »
Today, a delegation representing civil rights and labor leaders -- which includes our very own Patty Kupfer -- will be in attendence at the Mercedes-Benz annual shareholders' meeting in Berlin, Germany, to protest Daimler AG's silence on HB 56, Alabama's worst-in-the-nation anti-immigrant law. Continue »