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A National ID Card System?

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

I truly and honestly implore those of you in DC to do the right thing on the National ID Card idea: Repudiate and denounce it immediately as the ACLU and even libertarian and right wing groups have done. […]

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Immigration Reform: a Voice of Reason

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

This is the same climate in which President Obama and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano just announced the “Si Se Puede” of their continued and increased support for one of the most heinous Bush-era immigration policies: […]

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Sotomayor, Conservative Judge

01/09/2014 Gabriel Lerner

With Sotomayor on the bench Obama fulfills two promises; to put the first Latino and the third woman on the Supreme Court.
Maybe he is also putting a Conservative there. Or maybe I am wrong. […]

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Immigration: Humanitarian and Just

01/09/2014 Aggie R. Hoffman

Until recently, there were 20 immigration judges in Los Angeles; almost all of them had a case load of 1,500 to 2,000 cases, As a result, those entitled to a hearing had to wait between 1-2 years, and many times when their hearing day arrived, it had to be postponed for yet another year. […]

América Latina

Our Man In Honduras

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

“If you want to understand who the real power behind the [Honduran] coup is” says Robert White, president of the Washington-based Center for International Policy, during a recent interview, “you need to find out who’s paying Lanny Davis.” […]

América Latina

Good cop, bad cop: America’s policy toward Honduras

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

If a recent report by COFADEH is any indicator, there has been an exponential rise in the number of human rights violations since the June 28 coup. The report documented over 1,100 cases of arbitrary detentions, attacks on the media, killings and other human rights violations. […]

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The Obama Vision: immigrant detention centers

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

President Obama appears willing to maintain and even expand a system of immigrant prisons that civil and human rights organizations across the country and around the world have criticized for the subhuman conditions and deaths found in that system. […]

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I tweet, therefore I exist

01/09/2014 Aurelia Fierros

Social media will continue to modify communication processes through the never stopping new emerging technologies. We’re here to witness and participate; history will do its part. […]

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Lou Dobbs plays the victim

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

Faced with a growing movement of communities demanding that CNN drop his program, Lou Dobbs responded Friday with one of his favorite postures: the victimized defender of American virtue. “They ask CNN to fire me because I oppose illegal immigration” said Dobbs. […]

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A good type of fever: Dengue Fever

01/09/2014 Eduardo Stanley

Dengue Fever, created in 2001 in Los Angeles, is currently one of the most original stage rock bands. Inspired by 60s and 70s rock of Cambodia, brothers Ethan and Zac Holtzman started this musical experience which hasn’t stopped growing. […]