Immigration Reform 2014: President Obama Reportedly Considering Green Card Change Even though media attention has been on the Middle East and Ferguson, the immigration issue hasn’t gone away. It seems President Obama may take a step on immigration, to help industry fill it’s need for skilled workers.
Surviving ‘La Bestia’ - A High School Freshman Recalls His Journey to the U.S. If more stories like this were told and made public many of the lies and misconceptions about the undocumented minor border crisis could be untold. This is a real story, about a real and perilous journey, with real motives and outcomes.
Militarization of Police in America – what does it mean for the nation? Gabriela Lemus: "Our democracy is in peril. We are witnessing a local law enforcement running amok and instead of protecting the safety and civil liberties of the residents, it has been employing tactics that violate the rights of citizens."
Do Latinos care about Ferguson? Someone was bound to ask the question. Here’s an attempt at an answer: less than 1 in 5 Latinos (18%) are following the events in Ferguson closely. Latinos are less likely than whites to pay attention to what’s happening there. Does this surprise you?
High-level White House Discussions Underway with Big Businesses On Immigration - See more at: www.latinovations... While it’s good to see this happening, why did it take so long? Congress has been intransigent on immigration for years; immigration has been kicked around for just as long; nothing has been done …
Singer Linda Ronstadt talks Tucson, Mexico and border fence Not long after being awarded the National Medal of Arts and Humanities at a White House ceremony, Linda Ronstadt sat for an interview about life in Arizona and border issues. She says she’s a girl from the Sonoran desert, and her culture is the culture of Aztlán.
‘Hunting Humans’ Brings the Fringe to the Center So much to take in: “I’m reminded of the image of a group of Texas Rangers mounted on horseback, the ends of their rope tied around the ankles of three ‘Mexican bandits’ laying face down on the ground. Prized game. The image, captured near Brooks County a little over a century ago ... then as now, the concept of border security was woven from the dark thread of race.”