Justices Refuse Alabama’s Immigration Law Appeal

Justices Refuse Alabama’s Immigration Law Appeal

April 30, 2013

By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters (Reuters) – The Supreme Court rebuffed the state of Alabama on Monday by deciding not to intervene in a case where federal judges blocked a state […]

We Still Need the Voting Rights Act to Give Equal Access

February 26, 2013

By Dr. Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, NBCLatino These days, voting is largely uneventful.  You show up at the polls, check in, vote, and get your sticker. Long gone are the days […]

Supreme Court to Hear Alabama Voting Rights Challenge Feb. 27

February 4, 2013

By Associated Press/The Republic The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Feb. 27 on efforts by an Alabama county to stop enforcement of part of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, […]

Morning NewsTaco

NewsTaco September 26, 2012

Wednesday September 26, 2012 The Candidates Face Hispanic Voters (The New York Times): Mitt Romney and President Obama made direct appeals to Latino voters this week, appearing on successive days at […]

Morning NewsTaco

NewsTaco April 24, 2012

Tuesday April 24, 2012 Democrats have work to do to encourage voter turnout (Austin American-Statesman): “Everyone talks about the ‘sleeping giant of the Latino community,’ but the sleeping giant will not wake […]

The Undocumented And Taxation Without Representation

April 13, 2012

By Matias Ramos, Other Words Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free. I’ll give them some taxation without representation. With apologies to Emma Lazarus, […]

Alabama’s HB 56 Attacks The Entire Community

March 5, 2012

By Justin Cox, American Civil Liberties Union On March 1, the ACLU was in court challenging the constitutionality of both Alabama and Georgia’s discriminatory anti-immigrant laws. Of the five Arizona-inspired […]