Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged the Hispanic community in South Carolina to join forces to fight law SB 20, which allows authorities to question the immigration status of people detained in routine traffic stops if there is a "reasonable suspicion" that they might be undocumented.
Women’s roller derbies first became popular during the granddaddy of U.S. economic meltdowns, the Great Depression, and though hard data is difficult to find, women’s roller derby has long been a white women’s sport. However, in Southern California, especially, there has been a surge in hip Latinas competing in this rough-yet-glam game.
Ramos played a key role in a groundbreaking series on Latinos in Southern California that won the paper a Pulitzer Prize in 1984. He was also a mentor to young Latinos in journalism.
A private management company will house up to 1,300 immigration detainees in Southern California after an agreement between the company, the city of Adelanto and Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced Wednesday.