immigration

From the AJC.com: Cobb County authorities are looking to re-arrest Jessica Colotl, the Kennesaw State University senior and illegal immigrant at the center of a growing controversy. Colotl — who was caught driving without a license, sent to an immigration detention center and released last week — was 10 years old when her parents brought […]

From NewsTimes.com: DANBURY — He is a civil rights leaders, a self-described “agitator” who inspires passions among both those who support the causes he advocates and those who oppose them. But before the Rev. Al Sharpton was a national figure, he was a preacher, delivering his first sermon in a Brooklyn church at the age of […]

From the Huffington Post: Arizona’s new immigration law is just about crime, its supporters say, but given that the state’s new education policy equates ethnic studies programs with high treason, they may not be using the commonly accepted definition of “crime.” Under the ban, sent to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer by the state legislature Thursday, […]

From ThinkProgress.com: Arizona, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, who has been a cop for 52 years, says the controversial immigration law will definitely lead to racial profiling. He told local TV station KGUN9 that the law is “racist,” “digusting,” and “unnecessary,” and he won’t enforce it. While the law may not explicitly mandate profiling, Dupnik […]