Today, the Spanish-language media discusses the problems plaguing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), as a new story about detained Haitians adds to a rash of disturbing news about the agency. Meanwhile, local police need clear guidelines on how to treat undocumented immigrants.
Today, the Spanish-language media highlights yesterday’s Supreme Court decision regarding lawyers’ obligations to immigrant clients, the release of disabled detainees and a meeting at the Republican National Committee with immigration activists, among other stories.
As the scandal over leaked Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memos continues to unfold in the Spanish-language press, leaders of grassroots organizations are calling for the firing of ICE director John Morton. Meanwhile, Republican support for immigration reform remains elusive, and eight states celebrate Cesar Chávez Day.
Today, the opinion pages of the Spanish-language press assess the prospects for immigration reform — and note that more demonstrations are underway.
Lots happened over the weekend, so here’s a quick roundup of immigration news from around the interwebs. More March For America highlights: First and foremost: you just have to laugh (potentially out loud) at NPR’s take on the Roy Beck/Numbers USA mime incident: “SAGAL: It was an immigration throw down. When anti-immigration activist Roy Beck…
The Spanish-language press covers demonstrations in California for immigration reform; reactions to the discovery of deportation quotas at ICE; and reviews of immigration-related appearances on Sunday talk shows.
The Spanish-language press leads today with the Arizona House of Representatives’ passage of a bill that would criminalize undocumented immigrants, but the effects of last Sunday’s March for America and other local events for immigration reform–including a protest outside Republican National Committee headquarters–continue to receive a significant amount of coverage.
Today, the Spanish-language press reports on statements from high-level Obama Administration officials reiterating the President’s commitment to reform immigration policy, a new survey showing deep support for reform among religious voters and a bill in Arizona that would criminalize the undocumented.
Over the weekend, the Spanish-language media dedicated extensive coverage to the March for America on Sunday in Washington. Reporters focused on the delegations from around the country that came to Washington to participate in the massive march, President Barack Obama’s taped address to the attendees reiterating his commitment to immigration reform, and leaders’ rejection of current policies of raids and deportations. Univision.com and ImpreMedia.com, among other sites, have photo galleries and videos from the event.
With tens of thousands of people heading to Washington for the March for America this Sunday and the news of a bipartisan framework for comprehensive immigration reform legislation from Senators Schumer and Graham, there’s a lot of news to track today – here’s a quick recap for the folks at home.