On Wednesday the ACLU and the National Immigration Law Center, representing three Indiana residents, filed suit against the state of Indiana charging that its recently passed immigration law — initially designed to mimic SB 1070 — is unconstitutional.
AZ anti-immigrant leader to fall!
Cheryl Arredondo is part of a growing online demographic: American-born wives of deported immigrants who are using blogs, forums and Facebook to find support and sanity. Their spouses entered the country illegally and, when the immigration system caught up with them, their wives relocated to Mexico to keep the family together.
Some pundits and political operatives — mostly Democrats — have already announced the demise of the Republican Party. Contrary to the claims made by some, the record shows that Republicans will continue to attract Hispanic voters, and more Republican Hispanic candidates will be elected to public office. Perhaps that’s what really worries some of the critics.
House Chairman of the Judiciary Lamar Smith has written an op-ed for Politico, which is an interesting take on the dynamic between Hispanic voters and the GOP's increasingly enforcement centric agenda on immigration. Lets just start with the title of the op-ed, which to these eyes is a little condescending, "Hispanics like law and order too".
By a 61-53 vote, the House approved and sent to Gov. Pat Quinn legislation that would set up a state fund that would route privately funded college scholarships to as many as 95,000 children of undocumented immigrants. Quinn has expressed support for the legislation, whose chief House sponsor was Rep. Edward Acevedo (D-Chicago).
The three UNLV law students thought they had a pretty routine case to argue before the federal judges, but they got far more than they bargained for. They emerged from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals with an unexpected landmark immigration victory that means tens of thousands of people, maybe more, who are fighting deportation stand a greater chance of proving their U.S. citizenship.