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LULAC Demands Resignations of Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh and Sheriff Joe Arpaio for Racially Charged Jokes Made During Roast for Arpaio

Tweet   Washington, D.C. – Today, LULAC Executive Director Brent Wilkes released the following statement in reaction to the racist remarks made by Arizona State Representative John Kavanagh at a roast for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. “The racist comments regarding Latinos, Asians, and Muslims made during a roast for Sheriff Arpaio were morally reprehensible. […]

Arizona Democrat Bill Would Automatically Restore Voting Rights to Felons

Tweet By Matthew Hendley Wed., Feb. 12 2014 at 6:00 AM – phoenixnewtimes.com U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made headlines Tuesday by calling on states to repeal laws that keep felons from voting after they’ve finished their sentences. One Arizona Democrat already introduced a related proposal several weeks ago, but it hasn’t seen any action at […]

State bill calls for restrictions on public resources for illegal immigrants

Tweet By: Sara Goldenberg PHOENIX – A new state bill would make it against the law for an illegal immigrant to use public resources including driving on public roads. State Representative Carl Seel (R-District 20) said House Bill 2192 would only affect undocumented immigrants who have committed a crime. Seel said it would be an […]

ICE deportation reviews by the numbers, explained

Tweet The review of some 300,000 deportation cases in the nation’s backlogged immigration courts recently led to some confusing headlines after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that about 16,500 pending cases would be temporarily put on hold, which some translated into these cases being “shelved.” But that’s not exactly how it works. As the […]

Arizona Caravan for Family Unity shows up to I.C.E.’s front door!

Tweet by Frank M. Miranda from Chicano Radio Network U.S.A. Blog Phoenix, Arizona  – Arizona Families traveled to Phoenix from Tucson to urge Arizona I.C.E officials and the Obama Administration to keep their promise and prevent Families from being torn apart. In June of 2011, the Obama Administration announced new guidelines shifting enforcement away from […]

Marcelino Quiñonez: The Latino Vote, President Obama, the Party of “Hell No” and the DREAM

Tweet President Obama and the Importance of the Latino Vote By Marcelino Quiñonez There is a growing trend among Latino Activists who have preached not to support President Obama’s reelection campaign because of his lack of effort in regards to comprehensive immigration reform. In an interview with Jorge Ramos from Univision, then candidate Obama promised […]

April 25, 2012 Organize and Mobilize for Dignity and Humanity (Plz share))

Tweet View VideoThis is a call to action, in the name of dignity and human rights for ALL people oppressed by racism and xenophobia. The culture of fear and exploitation of people of color (specifically migrants) are symptoms of the capitalistic, neo-liberal policies catered to uphold white supremacy and colonialism. We must stand in solidarity […]

Arizona Sheriff Joe Apapio’s world crumbles

Tweet The controversial Arizona cop is prepping for a possible trial. But already, his closest allies have fallen PHOENIX–With fresh calls for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face a federal criminal trial, many are predicting the end of his controversial career. What few people realize outside metropolitan Phoenix is how much already Arpaio’s world […]

Panel Connects Sheriff Joe Arpaio To Alleged Crime

Tweet TPMMuckraker The Evidence That Might Be Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Undoing Nick R. Martin April 18, 2012, 5:30 AM     There are times when Sheriff Joe Arpaio has seemed untouchable. In his nearly 20 years in office, he has survived political challenges, court judgments and criminal investigations. But a ruling filed last week by […]

Immigration: Russell Pearce Loses Recall Election (CBPN)

Tweet Conservative Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce lost a recall election Tuesday evening, with Republican challenger Jerry Lewis taking 54 percent of the votes. The recall drive in Maricopa County serves to some degree as a referendum on Peace’s aggressive stance on immigration. As a state senator for the last 10 years, Pearce has pushed […]