Immigration articles

Mexican artist puts voice and sound in honoring the dead found along US-Mexico border

LatinaLista — The dead bodies of hundreds of immigrants found along the US-Mexico border is a haunting reality by itself but Mexican artist Luz María Sánchez has created a special sound-based art installation that makes 2,487 of these dead souls hauntingly come alive. The sad statistic reflects the number of dead who were found in

The mindset of Norway’s shooter is alive and well in the US and pointed at Latinos

LatinaLista — He was against Muslims immigrating into his country and he didn’t like that society was turning multicultural. Those have been the two reasons offered as the motives for the bloody rampages of Norway’s most notorious mass assassin, Anders Behring Breivik. As soon as his motives were made public, it caused most people to

Multiple Agencies File Lawsuit Challenging Alabama’s Extreme Anti-Immigrant Law

La Costa Latina MONTGOMERY, ALA. -The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and a coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit on July 21 challenging Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law, HB 56, passed last month. The law is even more restrictive than the Arizona law it was inspired by–Arizona’s SB 1070. The Alabama law

GOP isn’t serious about Latino outreach until they “Halt” bill stripping President of immigration enforcement

LatinaLista — Ever since President Obama was elected, the rhetoric from the GOP to make him a “one-term president” has been nonstop. Blistering comments lobbed against a sitting president by the opposing party is nothing new. In fact, it’s been accepted as part of the political game on Capitol Hill. Yet, it’s pretty much seen