Tag: Immigrants

Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

The Arizona sheriff notorious for his disdain of immigrants was found in contempt by a federal court on Friday for repeatedly violating court orders to stop racially profiling Latinos. A hero to the anti-immigration movement, six-term Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, together with three deputies, were found in civil contempt…

Don't Want to Drink the Water we Poisoned Show us Your ID!

While the Flint water crisis has disproportionately affected Michigan’s poorest population, reports that Flint’s undocumented immigrants are too scared to seek clean water are compounding the disaster. According to widespread reports, residents have been asked to provide valid state identification in order to receive free water bottles, filters, replacement cartridges…

Cop’s Racist Tirade Against Latinos Stirs Community

By Sheryl Estrada Photos of Jasmine Vidal and her boyfriend taken from the cellphone video of their encounter with Sgt. Roy Bordamonte. A cellphone video recording a police sergeant hurling racial insults at Latino teens has surfaced, causing protests and a petition to get him fired. In September, Jasmine Vidal…

Joe Biden's Latest Targets: Women, Somalis

By Albert Lin Vice President Joe Biden is at it again, this time raising eyebrows with his words and his hands. Here are some notable headlines on the VP’s latest missteps. The Washington Post: Joe Biden takes ‘being Biden’ to new heights (or depths) The Washington Times: Joe Biden sparks…

Details on Obama's Immigration Reform

By Julissa Catalan In addition to extended rights for Dreamers and parents of U.S. citizens, the Department of Homeland Security has revealed other details on how the Obama administration plans to facilitate the citizenship process for immigrants using Obama’s executive action. In one memo, Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson unveiled plans…

UN Pushes to Rename Central American Immigrants as 'Refugees'

By Julissa Catalan Officials with the United Nations are seeking to have immigrants from Central America who are fleeing to the U.S. be classified as refugees. Currently, the thousands of undocumented Central Americans who have recently flooded the U.S. border are ineligible for asylum. In order to stay, these immigrants…