When Joe Arpaio found himself in the awkward position of having his own words used against him in a discrimination lawsuit, the usually brash sheriff was unusually quiet.
In one of his first major speeches to a Hispanic group since becoming the likely Republican nominee, Romney spoke at the Latino Coalition’s Economic Summit in Washington DC.
Federal authorities said Wednesday that they plan to sue Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio and his office over allegations of civil rights violations, including the racial profiling of Latinos.
A top U.S. Justice Department official warned Alabama that the state's controversial immigration law has had "lasting" and possibly illegal consequences for Hispanic school children.
Nearly a year and a half in the making, the USNS Cesar Chavez is ready to set sail.
Dolores Huerta, the civil rights, workers and women’s advocate who co-founded the United Farm Workers of America in 1962, was named one of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Friday.
On Thursday, three judges in a federal court in Florida considered the constitutionality of Alabama’s HB56 and Georgia’s HB87 immigration laws, but they won’t be issuing rulings yet.
Only Puerto Ricans can decide their fate. But to solve the pressing emergency on the Island they will have to stand up, work hard, be united, combat ignorance, learn to love their land and respect it.
At a press conference held to address the Justice Department’s recent report, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio had some harsh words for President Obama, who he called, “Obama and his merry men.”
This essay contends that the civil rights implications for immigrants and Latinos raised by the state immigration laws are in many respects similar to the civil rights issues raised by Jim Crow for African-Americans.
Kevin Johnson of the University of California Davis School of Law says that Alabama's immigration law highlights the civil rights implications of the recent state immigration laws and, in the case of Alabama, show parallels with previous efforts to prevent desegregation...
In a blistering condemnation of the second-largest police force in the United States, the Justice Department is accusing the Puerto Rico Police Department of a “profound” and “longstanding” pattern of civil rights violations and other illegal practices.
Two Border Patrol agents were indicted on Thursday on charges of forcing accused drug smugglers to eat marijuana and flee barefoot and nearly naked into the chilly Arizona desert.
The gains made by Latinos since the Civil Rights era have been numerous. None of these gains could have been made without the help and voice of Latino advocacy organizations.