Why the Republican Immigration Standards Aren’t That Different from the Senate Bill

And why no one is saying so.   The Republican Party released its long awaited standards of immigration reform yesterday. Here’s my interpretation of what each section means. Preamble...

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State of the Union : Solidarity is for White Women and the White Man’s Burden

Note: The post below has been edited to reflect the fact that WHEELS is not a charter school. According to NYC Outward Bound: What does it mean for NYC Outward...

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The State of the Union, Immigration Reform and Non-Profit Enabling

There were many issues that Latinos were hoping to hear more about during last night’s State of the Union Address. The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of 36...

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We’re Not Looking for a Hero (or Are We?)

A recently released Pew Research poll is sounding old alarm bells over the absence of one Latino leader. According to the poll three fourths of adult Latinos say we...

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California State Legislators Announce Hearings on Prison Hunger Strike Issues

On Friday August 30, Senator Loni Hancock and Assemblymember Tom Ammiano announced that they will hold public hearings on the conditions in California prisons that have led to the...

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On Napolitano & Kelly

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, despite protests, was approved to be the president of the University of California. On the top of the list to...

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#CIR is Dead! Long Live #CIR!

Depending on who you ask and how you read media, Comprehensive Immigration Reform is dead. While Democrats and some non-profits continue to push the Senate’s Gang of 8 bill...

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