Immigration articles

The pressing issue here and now for Latinos is halting inhumane deportations

LatinaLista — This week, when President Obama appeared before the National Council of La Raza’s annual convention, he pledged solidarity with Latinos on the issue of immigration reform and the DREAM Act. Yet, what he didn’t pledge support with was deportations, a very real and ongoing repercussion of not passing either issue. Congressman Luis Gutierrez

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