Latinos in Mississippi: A Force for Reconstruction

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Sep 12, 2011

Hispanic immigrants helped rebuild Mississippi after hurricane Katrina but even that didn't alleviate the anti-immigrant climate.




Hispanic City, Mississippi: Between Jobs & Threats

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Sep 10, 2011

A small town near Laurel, Mississippi, has provided jobs for many Hispanic immigrants, but also many worries.




Legisladores afroamericanos en la primera línea contra proyectos de ley de inmigración estilo Arizona

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Apr 21, 2011

Políticos afroamericanos han salido en defensa de los inmigrantes, cuestionando la moralidad de las duras leyes de inmigración.




Black Legislators on Frontline Against AZ-Style Immigration Bills

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Apr 20, 2011

Black politicians have come out in defense of immigrants, questioning the morality of tough immigration laws in states from Nebraska to Georgia.




DREAMers Wonder What's Next

New America Media, News Analysis, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Dec 18, 2010

The DREAM Act failed to get the 60 votes it needed to break a Republican filibuster in the Senate, but signs of hope remain.




The DREAM Act—Shrinking Towards Reality

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Dec 06, 2010

Tinkering with the DREAM Act eligibility requirement could shrink the pool of beneficiaries. But a lot of young people never get close to the DREAM in the first place.




Who Is to Blame for DREAM Act’s Defeat?

New America Media, News Analysis, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Sep 22, 2010

With the Republican Party shifting right on many issues ahead of the November races, immigration was no exception.




Immigrant Advocates Pin Hopes on Dream Act

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Sep 17, 2010

After a summer focused on fighting off Arizona’s hard-line SB 1070, immigrant advocates are seeking to regain momentum with an all-out push on the Dream Act.




Why Black Police Group Opposes SB 1070: “It’s Crazy”

New America Media, Question & Answer, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Jul 28, 2010

African-American cops fear Arizona law will bring an end to community policing and alienate young people as well as Latinos.




Mormon Church Under Pressure on Immigration

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballvé, Posted: Jul 20, 2010

What exactly is the attitude toward immigration within Utah’s dominant institution—the Mormon Church?