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Mass Migrant Grave Found in Texas

Scientists have spent days unearthing a mass grave containing the remains of unidentified migrants uncovered in Falfurrias, Texas.

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No Stay From SCOTUS for Mexican on Death Row

The four justices (guess which ones?) who were hoping to hold off the execution of Humberto Leal Garcia Jr., a Mexican citizen on death row in Texas, didn’t get their wish Thursday.

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Latino Studies Program the First Victim of Arizona Ban

Arizona is at it again. A controversial law governing ethnic studies programs has taken effect in the state. The first victim: the Tucson school district’s Mexican-American program.

Posted on Jan 8, 2011 READ MORE


Laurel ICE Raid
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ICE Raid Arrest Numbers Rise

ICE raids—federal officials who bust into rural factory towns to arrest suspected “illegal immigrants”—continued this week in Laurel, Miss. The town of about 18,000 saw federal officials revise the number of people arrested in the raid to 595. It remained unknown whether the majority of detainees would serve jail time or be immediately deported.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008 READ MORE


Mexico Border Fence

GOP Rep. Designs Electric Fence for Mexican Border: ‘We Do This With Livestock All The Time’

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) showed off to Congress a model of an electric fence he designed for America’s southern border. He said its nonlethal current works fine with barnyard animals.

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  • It’s a tough calculus these Republicans are facing: wondering whether they’ll lose more conservative votes by appearing soft on immigration or more Hispanic votes by lumping Latinos in with livestock.

  • Posted on Jul 13, 2006 READ MORE


    The N.Y. Times’ Modest Proposal to the GOP

    From one of today’s Times editorials: “Given the topics that have preoccupied Congress lately, one wonders why the Republicans don’t simply propose a catchall bill aimed at illegal gay liberal Mexican flag burners and be done with it.”
    Why not indeed?

    Posted on Jun 23, 2006 READ MORE


    Molly Ivins: Could Lunacy Explain Bush’s Policies?

    “Craziness would make a certain amount of sense. I mean, you announce you are going to militarize the Mexican border, but you assure the president of Mexico you are not militarizing the border…. It’s quite possible that lunacy and politics are closely related.”

    Posted on May 15, 2006 READ MORE


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    Immigration 101 for Beginners and Non-Texans

    Ivins weighs in on immigration reform, “The Fence” and corporate America’s demand for cheap labor.

    Posted on Mar 30, 2006 READ MORE


    Reefer Madness, Cali Style

    Mexican drug cartels have helped make California the largest domestic supplier of pot in the nation. Seventy percent of the plants are growing in state and national parks. zReportage magazine has an eye-opening photo essay and story.

    Posted on Feb 2, 2006 READ MORE


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