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OPINION:  Latina Health Advocates Condemn New Attack on Birthright Citizenship

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) condemns new federal legislation introduced by Representative Steve King (R-IA) that seeks to deny 14th amendment rights to citizenship continue reading »

WATCH Stephen Colbert Take on the Dictionary Revision of the Term “Anchor Baby” (VIDEO)

The American Heritage Dictionary’s revision of its definition for the term “Anchor Baby” didn't sit to well with Stephen Colbert... Watch his comments inside continue reading »

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 »

Texas Border Patrol Rescued Undocumented Salvadoran Woman, Gives Birth 1 Hour Later

Recently, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector rescued three illegal aliens, including a pregnant woman who gave birth shortly thereafter. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Federal Judge Bars Indiana’s Attempt to Amend Birthright Citizenship

A federal Judge has ruled that the state of Indian can not deny paternity documents for children born in the US because their parents are illegal immigrants and do not have Social Security Numbers. 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 »

HERE WE GO AGAIN:  Proposed Arizona Bill to Target U.S.-born Children of Undocumented

In an attempt to challenge “birthright citizenship”, Arizona’s Legislature, with support from at least a dozen other states, is drafting a new bill and now pushing buttons once again. 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 »

Rep. Steve King, Ranking Member Immigration SubComittee Working to Stop Birthright Citizenship ASAP

Representative Steve King (R-IA), who will likely head the immigration subcommittee when the new Congress convenes in January said in a CBS interview on Monday, that he is “looking at dropping a bill early in the 112th Congress.” continue reading »