Last October, the Obama administration’s announced their intention to reform the detention system—to improve the management, medical care and accountability within detention centers, and make better use of low-cost alternatives to detention.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday October 21, 2010 8:41 am|
|By: rabidbadger Thursday October 14, 2010 11:01 am|
A new music video made for the California Workers Association takes on Meg Whitman’s illegal housekeeper problem.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday October 14, 2010 9:07 am|
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced last week that it had broken its own record for deportations, affirming the Obama administration’s zeal for heavy-handed immigration enforcement. According to the announcement, deportations have increased by 70 percent since the Bush administration, totaling 392,000 in fiscal year 2010.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday October 7, 2010 8:56 am|
Riding the media blitz that followed the DREAM Act’s recent defeat, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) unveiled their own comprehensive immigration reform bills just before Congress adjourned last week. The bills are enforcement-heavy, party-line bills that were immediately referred to committee, where they are expected to languish for some time.
|By: Garlin Gilchrist II Thursday October 7, 2010 8:09 am|
Lou Dobbs employed undocumented immigrants at the same time he railed against them. Disgusting, but not surprising.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday October 1, 2010 10:35 am|
One month before the midterm elections, hundreds of organizations–many of them major organizations the Democratic Party needs to help them get-out-the-vote (GOTV) for November–will send a message to Democrats: No matter how much you beat upon the base for raising its voice and offering healthy criticism, progressives will still vote for you.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday September 30, 2010 8:46 am|
It’s no secret that anti-immigrant activists have a penchant for targeting youth, the most vulnerable of the undocumented set. But the Senate defeat of the popular DREAM Act confirmed the obvious. The war on immigrants is being waged not only along our borders, but within our classrooms as well.
|By: kingcast Sunday September 26, 2010 7:47 pm|
“There will be no Arizona in Massachusetts!” echoed hundreds of revelers of all races, religious, ethnic and national backgrounds at the South End’s Titus Sparrow Park, the first major campaign rally for incumbent Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray.
|By: kingcast Friday September 24, 2010 10:18 am|
Kelly Ayotte is a dangerous, legally and politically inept toady to racist AZ Sheriff Joe Apraio, and she will do anything to gain public office to promote his agenda.
|By: twolf1 Friday September 24, 2010 6:54 am|
Stephen Colbert Testifies at House Immigration Hearing