January 2010 Archives

Immigrants & American-born: "Are you listening?" at Yes on the upcoming Night of 1,000 conversations.

Obama's State of the Union: Immigration? Gays in the military? at The Oval.

The Orange County Register: Rally Celebrates Contributions from Immigrants at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

SANTA ANA Prayer vigils and press conferences took place across the country today -- from Santa Ana to Tennessee -- to tout the release of a report detailing the contributions of immigrants to California.

The grossly incomplete Latino Blogosphere list from BlogWorldExpo at Culture Kitchen.

Yes they did- student activism from around the world at DREAM Activist.

This one's called La Septima Papeleta, and the story takes place in Colombia... It´s 1989, and the Colombian constitution is 103 years old and clearly not working: its institutions are crumbling away due to drug trafficking and its networks of power and violence. Something's gotta give.

On Immigration, Scrap the Obituary at America's Voice.

For months, pundits in Washington have been dying to write the obituary for comprehensive immigration reform. Predictably, they're using Tuesday night's special election in Massachusetts as a chance to do just that. But what they overlook is that immigration may well be one of the few issues where a bipartisan breakthrough is possible.

Rebuilding Haiti's infrastructure, people's lives, and their grassroots movement for Social Justice at CAUSA.

VIDEO: Immigration Reform Update for Jan. 22, 2010 at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

Trail of DREAMs VII and Trail of DREAMs VIII - Central Florida Lakes at DREAM Act Texas.

"Secrets of Immigration Jails" a Disturbing Call For Reform at America's Voice.

Here's another damning piece from the New York Times exposing the nation's shadowy immigration detention system, which exploded under the Bush administration.

Donate Blood to Help Haiti at All About Race. Check out the Red Cross video and donate if you can.

La Opinion: Pressure Grows to Move Immigration Reform Forward at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

Un año después, las cosas parecen seguir igual. A pesar de las promesas del presidente Barack Obama, quien aseguró que durante el primer año de su administración sería aprobado un proyecto de reforma migratoria, el plazo se cumplió y la promesa sigue en el aire.

Terror & Tragedy: Pro-Migrant SanctuarySphere

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Victory: Obama Administration Grants Crucial Immigration Protection, TPS, to Haitians in U.S. at America's Voice.

Why the US attacked Yemen: president Obama authorized bombing that killed 120 civilians including children [VIDEOS] Humanitarian Crisis Worsening at Carlos in DC.

The internal conflict in Yemen started in 2004 but the military conflict has restarted in August 2009, after peace talks failed. This has caused the displacement of over 175,000 civilians in the border region between both countries. A humanitarian crisis is increasing in the region, with children being the most affected.

Pat Robertson's Repugnant Comments about Haiti at All About Race.

Terror & Tragedy: Pro-Migrant SanctuarySphere

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My girlfriend is with her class on a trip to Asia. A few days ago she visited Cambodia and toured the genocide museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. When we learn of the terror humans are capable of inflicting on one another we ask how could it happen. In the United States we are so guarded from much of the world's terror, yet upon close inspection we realize how much we're responsible for. Case in point is the following post from Carlos in DC.

Why the US attacked Yemen: president Obama authorized bombing that killed 120 civilians including children [VIDEOS] Humanitarian Crisis Worsening at Carlos in DC.

Pat Robertson's Repugnant Comments about Haiti at All About Race.

The internal conflict in Yemen started in 2004 but the military conflict has restarted in August 2009, after peace talks failed. This has caused the displacement of over 175,000 civilians in the border region between both countries. A humanitarian crisis is increasing in the region, with children being the most affected.

Happy 2010!

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I've spent most of the holidays reconnecting with family and friends but I'm ready to get back to blogging, pretty soon.  I always seem to start blogging on the worst days.  No one reads on Saturday!  Still there are a lot of important updates to inform people of which I'll try to write about this weekend.  

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