New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 31, 2010
Phoenix saw its biggest rally to date protesting SB 1070 and there are more days of action planned over the summer.
New America Media, Video, Posted: May 29, 2010
Four organizations won the Migration Policy Institute’s E Pluribus Unum Prizes that acknowledge outstanding immigrant integration initiatives.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: May 28, 2010
Immigration, if it figures at all in US security strategy, is usually a threat. But the just-released Obama security strategy changes that paradigm dramatically.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: May 28, 2010
A deal is reached to repeal the "don't ask/don't tell" policy, Yann Martel generates controversy with the subject of his new book, and Yoav Shamir's documentary examines anti-semitism.
Univision, News Report, Posted: May 28, 2010
The U.S. Department of Justice United States is ready to file a lawsuit against the Arizona law SB 1070.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 28, 2010
Gay and undocumented sounds like a double whammy. But some of them are putting themselves on the line. Four gay students participated in a civil disobedience in Sen. McCain's office recently.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: May 27, 2010
Margaret Regan is the author of a searing collection of true stories depicting the dangerous crossing of the Arizona desert in search of a better life.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: May 27, 2010
Latino children started kindergarten with strong social and classroom skills, but those skills eroded during the middle school years, recent research found.
Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2010
While everyone in Mexico is talking about the disappearance of Diego Fernandez, 31 migrants have gone missing.
La Prensa San Diego, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2010
All UC students have been pulled from exchange programs in several Mexican cities and sent back to the United States.
New America Media, Audio, Posted: May 21, 2010
Margaret Regan talks about her book The Death of Josseline, Mai der Vang and Anthony Advincula join Ethnic Media Watch.
Black Voice News, News Report, Posted: May 21, 2010
California's Inland Empire had the largest increase in Latino population of any metro region in the nation during the last decade.
FilAmStar, News Report, Posted: May 20, 2010
Some Filipinos in Arizona fear that SB 1070 will result in racial profiling by police officers that may include them.
Carib Press, News Report, Posted: May 20, 2010
The island nation is abuzz with reports that the U.S. has cancelled visas for a number of top entertainers.
Univision, News Report, Posted: May 20, 2010
Mexican President Felipe Calderón said SB 1070 "introduces a terrible idea -- racial profiling as the basis of law enforcement."
Bolsavik.com, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2010
A Vietnamese student and her friend, both DREAM Act activists who died in a car accident, were remembered by their UCLA faculty and fellow students.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: May 19, 2010
The civil rights groups argue the Arizona law is the latest in a long string of discriminatory laws against AAPI going back more than 125 years.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2010
Sen. John McCain's Arizona office was the site Monday night of a civil disobedience protest as undocumented students risked arrest and deportation calling for passage of the Dream Act.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: May 18, 2010
Alioune Niass was first to alert police to the Times Square car bomb, but he was ignored in the media coverage. The Arab and Muslim media believe it is because he is Muslim.
Univision.com, News Report, Posted: May 18, 2010
Activists are warning that SB 1070, the anti-immigrant Arizona law, is distracting the immigrant community from comprehensive immigration reform.
Final Call, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2010
Many anti-racist activist are looking at Arizona's newly passed anti-immigration law as the just the beginning of a assault on human rights in America.
PhxSoul.com, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2010
Three African-American elected officials expressed mixed views on the growing movement for an Arizona boycott.
Univision, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2010
Sixty-seven percent of Latinos oppose the Arizona law, compared to 20 percent of non-Latinos, according to a Univision-Associated Press poll.
New America Media, Video, Posted: May 17, 2010
Asian American and Native American studies teachers are concerned about the ripple effects of the new law.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 17, 2010
A Mexican American studies professor writes that the mood in Arizona is not anti-immigrant; it is anti-Mexican.
La Raza, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2010
An estimated 35,000 to 38,000 new farm workers migrate to Illinois every year.
India West, News Report, Posted: May 14, 2010
Some Indian Americans in Arizona are welcoming SB 1070 even if it means they might be singled out and asked for papers. Others are worried about it.
L.A. Watts Times, Commentary, Posted: May 13, 2010
African Americans and the immigrant rights movement share blame for the divide between them. They should also share a common concern.
La Opinion, Commentary, Posted: May 13, 2010
An editorial in La Opinión argues that the same shortsightedness that was applied to SB 1070 is now moving into the classroom.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: May 13, 2010
Some Native Americans are worried about being targeted under Arizona's controversial new immigration law.
New America Media, Interview, Posted: May 13, 2010
Margaret Regan, author of “The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands,”covered immigration for over a decade.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 13, 2010
There is a quiet disconnect between civil rights leaders' support for immigration reform and the unease that many blacks feel toward illegal immigration.
New America Media, Video, Posted: May 12, 2010
Scattered groups of farm workers, unemployed and desperate, are emerging from a long cold winter spent living outdoors.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2010
The main argument behind Arizona’s new law, SB 1070, is that the state’s presumed crime wave is linked to undocumented immigrants.
Phxsoul, News Report, Posted: May 10, 2010
Response to the new legislation, including a march on the state Capitol on Wednesday, has made one thing evident for Valley Hispanics opposing the law—they do not stand alone.
New America Media, Video, Posted: May 09, 2010
For the U.S. Census, San Francisco’s Chinatown has been one of the most under-counted areas in the city because of the large number of single-room-occupancy hotels (SROs). But this year, with outreach efforts by the city, community organizations, ethnic media and schools, Chinatown has a relatively high census participation rate. NAM staff reporter/videographer Vivian Po looks at the challenges.
China Daily USA, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2010
El Diario/La Prensa, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2010
Immigrant and LGBT rights leaders were disappointed that Hakim Scott was acquitted of a hate crime and murder Thursday in the fatal beating of Ecuadoran immigrant Jose Sucuzhañay.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2010
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 07, 2010
Asian-American civil rights groups are gearing up to challenge Arizona’s new anti-immigration law, joining Latino and civil liberties organizations that oppose it.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2010
Columnist Roberto Rodriguez argues apartheid in today's Arizona is in some ways more complete and brutal than it was in South Africa.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 06, 2010
Black civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton led a prayer vigil in Phoenix on Wednesday calling for mass civil disobedience against the state’s new anti-immigration law.
Hispanic Business, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2010
If Hayworth, 51, succeeds in convincing the conservative base that 73-year-old McCain is too liberal, the state will have a far-right candidate on the ticket at a time when Arizona's immigration law has made it the butt of jokes on late-night television.
Black Voices News, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2010
On the heels of Arizona’s sweeping immigration law signed Friday by Republican Governor Jan Brewer, Fontana Councilwoman Acquanetta Warren, is sounding off calling the crackdown overdue.
New York Amsterdam News, News Report, Posted: May 04, 2010
Despite protests from the Hispanic citizens of Arizona, which the Republican Party not long ago attempted to court, Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican, signed into law SB 1070, which requires law enforcement officials to question the immigration status of individuals during everyday police encounters.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 04, 2010
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature legislature did something that civil rights leaders couldn’t do: they dumped profiling back on the nation’s table.
New America Media, Video, Posted: May 03, 2010
On May 1, immigrants rights supporters converged on Washington, D.C., to call for comprehensive immigration reform. Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez was among a dozen people arrested during the protest. Esther Gentile has this video report.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2010
Arizona's new, tough immigration law has spawned copycat proposals in almost a dozen other states. But some otherwise conservative governors are urging caution.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 02, 2010
National Institute for Latino Policy, Commentary, Posted: May 01, 2010
Immigrant rights activists overestimated the nation's concern with immigration reform, writes the commentator. But Arizona's passage of the most racist law in modern history gives activists a chance to return comprehensive immigration reform to the national stage.
Los Angeles Garment and Citizen, Photo Essay, Posted: May 01, 2010
Immigration march in Los Angeles draws huge crowd as labor unions and advocacy groups join grassroots in calls for action at the federal level.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 01, 2010
May Day is being marked by immigrant marches across the country. Arizona has added a new urgency to the marches. Organizers in Arizona feel the rest of the country is just catching up to what they have been experiencing for years.