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August 2010 Archives

An Immigration Problem In Ohio? Not Really

Though there is nothing to lead anyone to believe that Ohio has an immense illegal immigration problem, it hasn’t stopped politicians from attempting to follow Arizona’s lead and ask its people to enact its own controversial legislation. continue reading »

SC Company Fired For Using Undocumented Workers On School Contracts

Nearly three dozen undocumented immigrants working at school construction sites in a South Carolina county were identified, and the company they work for, fined. continue reading »

ICE dismantles Long Island drug trafficking organization

ICE dismantles Long Island drug trafficking organization

Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations in New York arrested 17 individuals for their role in a narcotics trafficking ring operating in Long Island. continue reading »

Immigrants In Maine Could Soon Be Voting In City Elections

In Portland, Maine residents will decide whether to support the initiative to allow legal immigrants who are not U.S. citizens the ability to vote in Portland City elections. Will Everitt of the Maine League of Young Voters states, ‘They’re sending their kids to our schools, and they should be able to have a right to vote for say, the school committee.’ continue reading »

Arizona-Like, Legislation Being Prepared For Colorado

Following in Arizona’s immigration footsteps, a Colorado Springs lawmaker has begun the process of introducing a bill in the Colorado General Assembly. Republican State Rep. Kent Lambert has reserved a bill title for the proposal, and Legislative Legal Services is in the process of reviewing the proposal draft. continue reading »

Maryland Officials Present Arizona-like Proposal

In Fredrick County, Maryland 3 commissioners have drafted a board proposal as it relates to immigration to be one of this year’s Board of County Commissioners proposals. County Commissioner John L. Thompson Jr., Delegate Charles Jenkins, and County Sheriff Chuck Jenkins wish to move Maryland towards an Arizona-type direction of immigration law. continue reading »

Nebraska Supreme Court to Answer Immigration Law Question

Late Wednesday night, U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp ruled on briefs from the ACLU of Nebraska and the Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund’s (MALDEF) lawsuit against Fremont’s ban on hiring and renting to undocumented immigrants, believing it is not legal by state law. continue reading »

Baltimore Latinos Demand That Police Be Barred From Asking Status

Tuesday, civil rights leaders, and clergy joined Latino activists as they called for a written policy stating that police “are not here to enforce continue reading »

McCain’s Win Could Be One For Immigration Reformers As Well

Tuesday’s Republican primary was a successful one for Senator John McCain, and could prove to be a positive one for immigration as well. continue reading »

“No One To Blame, But Ourselves”

Saturday in Utah, California Rep. Linda Sanchez called for the state’s Latinos to support immigration changes at federal level in place of state. continue reading »

Arizona Immigration Law Sends Mexico Into Preparation

Since the implementation of Arizona’s new immigration law, Mexico has been preparing for a surge continue reading »

S.E. Baltimore Sees Increase in Crimes Against Latinos

After the beating, and death of a Honduran man this weekend, police are being forced to draw attention to the increase in crimes against Latinos. continue reading »

“From Chocolate City to Enchilada Village” the Untold Tale of Who Rebuilt New Orleans

“From Chocolate City to Enchilada Village” the Untold Tale of Who Rebuilt New Orleans

Five years to the date that Hurricane Katrina formed over Bahamian waters the rebuilding of New Orleans continues. The rebuild is bringing back the Big Easy to its former glory but has continue reading »

29 Sailors Gain Citizenship Aboard Aircraft Carrier

On Thursday, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 29 sailors aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft in Norfolk, Virginia will receive their citizenship. continue reading »

Auto Insurance Available To Undocumented Immigrants

The insurance industry is creating a new micro industry by writing auto insurance policies to illegal immigrants. It is widely assumed to be in the best interest of all drivers to have as many as possible insured continue reading »