In Laurel They Laughed As Lives Were Destroyed: Pro-Migrant SanctuarySphere
Open Letter to the Democratic National Committee at Dream Act Texas.
Dear Democratic Party,
Now that you are together with your thousands of supporters, please use this opportunity to make a strong public statement against ICE raids. Show us you really believe in a democracy and that you are not just pandering to those who hate.
Also at Dream Act Texas Mississippi ICE Raid: "no company executives detained".
FOLLOW THE MONEY: Why Largest ICE Raid in US History Happened Monday! at Immigration Talk With A Mexican American.
ACLU Investigating Ice Conduct In Mississippi Raid at Greg Siskind's Blog.
Should We Be Worried about the Impact of the Raids on Employers? at Immigration Prof Blog.
Town Wonders If It's Next To Face Immigration Raid at Nuestra Voice. Perry, Iowa may be the next ICE target. We were warned about Mississippi so it seems that this will probably happen.
SIGN THE PETITION FOR JUSTICE IN RAPE CASE! at La Chola.
Buyisiwe was gang raped on 2 October 2005 by eight men. For almost three years her case has been plagued by postponements and delays.
There are tons of photos of the convention at Scholars & Rogues. There's too many to link to so just go to the site and check them out.
-- DNC Convention Coverage --
Hillary Spanks Bush-McCain at DNC at American Taíno.
My take on the first night's speeches at the DNC! at Latino Politics Blog.
Resurrection and Death : Covering the DNC as a Woman of Color at Mamita Mala.
DNC Day 3 - Democracy is Melting at No Borders and Binaries.
Seriously, this is our immigration quota system? OY VAY at Anti-BVBL. "I find this very interesting summary, it clarifies, fairly succinctly, how incredibly broken our system is in America, especially for unskilled workers."
What is Our Vision of the World? at Awearness Blog on police violence against demonstrators in Denver.---
Don't It Make Ya Proud? at Wild Chihuahuas on a man who nearly drowned to death and ended up on U.S. soil facing possible conviction for being here "where he was promptly informed he faced charges for entering the country illegally and could be detained for up to three weeks while officials try to determine his intentions."
Why is Tom Tancredo So Scared of People He's Never Met? at Damn Mexicans and LPGA's New English Only Rule.
This appears aimed directly at South Koreans, who represent 45 of the 121 international players on the tour and who - British Women's Open champion Ji-Yai Shin and U.S. Women's Open champion Inbee Park, to name two - are dominating." This gives new meaning to the concept of "discrimination by proxy," which historically understands english only laws as a way to target and punish national origin minorities and immigrants.
Nightmares with ICE Raids at Dream Act Texas.
Perhaps ever since I read Dr. Camayd-Freixas' article on the Raid in Postville, Iowa i became so much more aware of how real these attacks against our families have become. I have realized in the vulnerable position in which we are.
The Border Fence between Canada and U.S. A Painted line at Pro Inmigrant.
DREAMer Benefits Unfair to Foreign Students Here on Visas? at Dream Act Texas and Campaign to stop "HATE TV"
Tacos Are Victorious! at Immigration Prof Blog on the taco truck ordinance in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times reports that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge invalidated a controversial ordinance passed in April by county supervisors that made it a misdemeanor in unincorporated parts of the county to park a taco truck in one spot for more than an hour.
Seal the exits, Mace anyone who runs, sort by race at Just News.