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Say What? “Anchor Baby” Added to New American Heritage Dictionary

Say What? We can think of many other words and phrases to add to the dictionary than this unfounded and racist agenda. Can YOU? The degree to which the immigration debate has coarsened over the last few years is no more evident than in the pages of the recently released fifth continue reading »

Cain Trips Over The Constitution Again, Bungles The 14th Amendment At GOP Debate (VIDEO)

Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has had his struggles with the Constitution lately, confusing it and the Declaration of Independence, misunderstanding a clause about bankruptcy, and failing to grasp the unconstitutionality of religious tests in determining someone’s fitness for employment. continue reading »

Caldo Americano

When people talk of the ethnic diversity in the United States, they oftentimes refer to the American “melting pot,” the historically-popular image of America as a confluence of different backgrounds into a singular American identity. continue reading »

Bill Introduced in Senate to Limit Birthright Citizenship

U.S. Sens. David Vitter (R-LA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Jerry Moran (R-KS) this week introduced legislation that amends the Immigration and Nationality Act in order to limit birthright citizenship continue reading »

4 Yr Old US Citizen Emily Ruiz Back On American Soil

Emily Ruiz, the 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was sent back to Guatemala earlier this month, is back with her family on American soil. Her family's lawyer, David Sperling, continue reading »

Ruiz Family Lawyer Discusses the case of 4 year-old Emily, a U.S. citizen

The case of Emily Ruiz, the 4-year-old US citizen who was separated from her parents and returned to Guatemala, has been generating widespread media attention since it broke a couple of weeks continue reading »

Sponsor of Bill to End 14th Am Tells Police he has” Legislative Immunity” in Domestic Violence

Scott Bundgaard,(R) the Arizona state Senate majority leader, was involved in a domestic violence dispute this weekend with his girlfriend Aubry Ballard (34). continue reading »

Strong Majority of Americans Oppose Changing Birthright Citizenship

57% of Americans oppose changing the 14th amendment that grants US citizenship to anyone born on American Soil, whereas 39% favor changing the amendment. continue reading »

New Campaign Warns Iowa Listeners of Looming Threat to Constitution

A radio campaign launching February 14 will ask Iowa listeners to call Rep. Steven King, R-Iowa, and urge him to leave the Constitution alone. continue reading »

California Latinos Protesting Arizona’s Push to Abolish Birthright Citizenship

As the state legislature of Arizona considers an end to birthright citizenship guaranteed under the 14th amendment, California Latinos joined Arizonian Hispanics to protest the measure. continue reading »

Arizona Lawmakers Go After 14th Amendment, Children of Undocumented

Always in the middle of the immigration controversy, Arizona lawmakers are now taking issue with the 14th Amendment proposing a bill that confronts the issue of citizenship for the U.S.-born children of undocumented parents. continue reading »

Human Rights Watch:  Urges Legislatures to Reject Marked Birth Certificate Initiative

State legislatures in the United States should reject a proposal to mark birth certificates of US citizens on the basis of their parents' immigration status, continue reading »

The Hypocrisy of Rep S King- The Day the GOP Reads the Constitution, He Intros a Bill to Change it

The National Council of La Raza assailed King on Friday in a mass email where it said: "The exact day that Republicans felt it necessary to read the Constitution aloud on the floor of the House of Representatives to remind everyone of the importance of upholding its principles, Rep. Steve King added his name to the list of those who want to deface it. continue reading »

Rep Luis Gutierrez Criticizes Effort to Repeal Birthright Citizenship (VIDEO)

Rep Luis Guiterrez: Right now, children of illegal immigrants are granted citizenship by the 14th Amendment, which says: "All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof continue reading »

Steve King (Iowa) Introduces House Bill to End Birthright Citizenship in U.S.

Republican Representative Steve King introduced a bill on Wednesday to end birthright citizenship. So far, King's bill has three co-sponsors listed: Reps. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), Gary Miller (R-Calif.) and Rob Woodall (R-Ga.). continue reading »

Condemnation for State Efforts to Violate the 14th Amendment

Anti-immigrant legislators seek to create permanent underclass of easily exploitable workers with no civil rights or occupational protections in perpetuity. continue reading »

Nebraska State Senator Criticized for Using Term “Anchor Babies”

Hispanic Republican Group Somos is critisizing Nebraska State Senator Charlie Janssen, for his use of the term “Anchor Babies.” The grassroots organization is demanding an apology for the use of the derogatory term, which continue reading »

State Legislators Prepare Immigration Bills for Upcoming Session

Legislators in several states are preparing legislation aimed at curbing illegal immigration Several states plan to coordinate their efforts and seek to repeal automatic citizenship rights that are granted to all children born in this country, continue reading »

Upcoming Legislative Session in Washington Expected to Bring More Anti-Immigrant Legislation

The new legislative session in Washington will convene on Wednesday, January 5, 2011, and with it the Republican Congressional majority is expected to debate several issues related to immigration. continue reading »

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem Preparing to Have What Some Would Call an “Anchor Baby”

Actors Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem have reportedly decided their baby will not be born in Spain but rather in the United States. This is the first child for the famous couple, who tied the knot in July. Cruz was born in Madrid and Bardem was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. continue reading »