Today a federal judge in Phoenix, AZ will begin to hear arguments from both sides in one of the lawsuits against SB 1070 -- but the damage from the law is already being done, as a list in Utah that claims to name 13,000 undocumented immigrants continues to terrorize... Continue »
Yesterday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Anaheim, California, was met with protests asking that the 2011 game be moved out of Phoenix due to Arizona's passage of SB 1070 -- but the game is staying put for now. Meanwhile, a list sent to officials in Utah that claims... Continue »
Today in the Spanish-language press, actions in support of the DREAM Act heat up across the country, while Arizona business owners have more backbone than Democratic governors in standing up to Arizona's SB 1070. Meanwhile, hate crimes in Staten Island, NY have immigrants afraid to walk the streets, and... Continue »
A new lawsuit filed against Arizona -- this one focusing on the training materials being used to prepare to enforce SB 1070 -- marks the seventh legal challenge against the law, and Attorney General Eric Holder says that the federal government may sue the state again over racial profiling... Continue »
Various outlets in the Spanish-language press cover a new report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) documenting how many students would be eligible for temporary legal status under the DREAM Act, and how many of those would be likely to fill the requirements for citizenship. Meanwhile, the United Farm... Continue »
The federal lawsuit against Arizona over SB 1070, and the suit's political and legal ramifications, remains the top story in the Spanish-language press. But as the legal battle heats up, pressure remains on the federal government to find a comprehensive solution to the problems of immigration policy. Continue »
The lawsuit filed by the federal government (on behalf of the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and State) against Arizona and SB 1070 dominates the headlines today in the Spanish-language media. Continue »
As the Spanish-language press waits for the Department of Justice to jump into the legal battle over Arizona law SB 1070 and continues to call for comprehensive reform, Arizona Senator John McCain wants to show President Obama the border -- and the state's governor, Jan Brewer, will encounter protesters... Continue »
The Spanish-language press leads today's news with coverage of the immigration speech President Barack Obama delivered yesterday from American University in Washington. Meanwhile, a law requiring businesses to check employees' immigration status went into effect in South Carolina yesterday, and police officers in Arizona are getting ready to enforce... Continue »
The Spanish-language press leads with yesterday's meeting between President Obama and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in the White House, and the address the President will give tomorrow on immigration reform. In the rest of the country, DHS enforcement programsexpand -- at cost to kids -- while activists and Democrats... Continue »