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Arizona Casts Obama as ‘Frenemy’ of SB-1070

01/11/2014 Roberto Lovato 3

Until the President acts decisively to eradicate these programs at the root of the SB-1070 problem plaguing the country, activists should and will continue actions-protests, boycotts, vigils, and other community based actions-that will increasingly target also Washington and Obama. […]


Another crowned Queen joins the anti-LGBT dark side

01/11/2014 Jorge Amaro 6

We cannot allow our Golden State, which has some of the most comprehensive protections for LGBT people and minorities, to regress into a one with a climate of hostility and fear. The fight for full equality for all calls for our combined efforts in order to successfully stop Lozano, Verastegui and their anti-LGBT group from importing hate into our state. […]


A National ID Card System?

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato 5

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. […]


Immigration Reform: a Voice of Reason

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato 2

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: […]


Sotomayor, Conservative Judge

01/09/2014 Gabriel Lerner 1

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. […]


Immigration: Humanitarian and Just

01/09/2014 Aggie R. Hoffman 3

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. […]


Lou Dobbs plays the victim

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato 3

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. […]


A Respond to Lou Dobbs’ Invitation

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato 1

Dear Mr. Dobbs: Thank you for your invitation to appear tonight on the Lou Dobbs Show. I would be happy to accept under one condition: that alongside me appears CNN President Jon Klein as a participant in this important discussion. […]


Poetic Justice: Dobbs Owes Everything to Immigrants

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato 1

Roberto Lovato

Roberto Lovato is a contributing Associate Editor with New America
Media. He is also a frequent contributor to The Nation and the
Huffington Post and his work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times,
the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Der Spiegel, Utne Magazine, La
Opinion, and other national and international media outlets. Roberto
has also appeared as a source and commentator in the New York Times, the Washington Post and Le Monde and in English and Spanish language network news shows on Univision, CNN, Democracy Now and Al-Jazeera.
Lovato was also featured on PBS, where he made a recent appearance on Bill Moyers Journal and was featured in an hour-long PBS documentary,‘Latinos 08’
Prior to becoming a writer, Roberto was the Executive Director of the
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), then the country's largest immigrant rights organization.

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How to defeat Sheriff Arpaio

01/09/2014 Gabriel Lerner 2

For a state based on law, there is a danger in allowing him to continue in power. The federal government cannot deny the conflict anymore, and even fellow Arizonan, and sometimes ally, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano must understand this. […]