DeSantis’ Hateful Record on Immigration (OPINION)

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has consistently adopted an aggressive and punitive stance against immigrants throughout his political career, including the use of harmful rhetoric and enacting bigoted legislation to the detriment of Florida’s economic well-being.

  • Aug 18, 2023
  • 4:52 PM

Immigration Protests to Take Place in Chicago During NASCAR Events

In response to the recent passage of an anti-immigrant bill in Florida, immigrant rights activists have planned a number of protests in Chicago for this weekend, to coincide with two NASCAR street races being held in the city.

  • Jun 29, 2023
  • 3:34 PM

Videos of Empty Store Aisles Unrelated to Florida’s Immigration Bill

While some truckers have posted on social media calling on drivers to curb deliveries to Florida, immigration advocates say it’s too soon to tell if there will be any widespread action.

  • May 18, 2023
  • 10:42 AM

Latino Truckers Lead Boycott of Florida After Anti-Immigrant Law (OPINION)

A protest started by Latino truck drivers against Florida’s anti-immigrant law has now grown to include a diversity of drivers across the country.

  • May 17, 2023
  • 1:37 PM

Florida’s Fascist Legislative Agenda (OPINION)

The Florida Legislature has ceased to function as an independent body and instead serves as a rubber stamp for Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, the result of which is a slew of legislation that targets the vulnerable, diminishes civil liberties, and serves special interest groups at the expense of working people.

  • Mar 7, 2023
  • 5:18 PM

One Year After Mississippi Raids, ICE Is a Threat to Workers Everywhere (OPINION)

If someone wanted to make us disappear, they’ve only made clear that we can no longer be invisible.

  • Aug 10, 2020
  • 4:41 PM

Florida’s DeSantis Continues to Embarrass With COVID Denial and Anti-Immigrant Policies (OPINION)

In the midst of it all, DeSantis and his acolytes still find the time to push policies like E-Verify that harm vulnerable populations. It’s cruel and completely unnecessary.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 11:37 AM

The Impacts of ‘Send Her Back’ Have Real and Dangerous Consequences for Immigrant Communities

While Trump played political games with people’s lives, I saw firsthand the fear and anxiety that these threats cause.

  • Jul 23, 2019
  • 2:36 PM

Maduro Says He’s Willing to Negotiate as Venezuelans Organize Walkout

During a press conference yesterday, the leaders of Mexico and Spain acknowledged their willingness to mediate negotiations for Venezuela.

  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 11:48 AM

‘Mr. Resistance’ Mitt Romney Tells CNN, ‘I Would Vote for the Border Wall’

“I’ve made that part of my platform for many, many years,” the 2012 Republican presidential candidate said.

  • Jan 3, 2019
  • 12:19 PM

No Deal on ‘Shithole’ Border Wall (OPINION)

If Democratic leaders make a deal with President Donald J. Trump on his “shithole” border wall, they will secure his reelection in 2020.

  • Jan 26, 2018
  • 9:51 AM

Why This Young Latinx Is With Her (OPINION)

Our vote for Hillary Clinton ensures her place in the Oval Office. Our activism ensures that she stays true to the progressive ideals that she championed throughout the primaries.

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • 6:14 PM

What the Neo-Nativists Say About Mexico, Vicente Fox and Donald Trump

People in the United States actually think like this.

  • Feb 29, 2016
  • 8:49 AM

Immigrants Are Not FedEx Packages

Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to track immigrants’ every move is an invasion of privacy. But is he onto something?

  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 11:39 AM

Senate Passes Imperfect Immigration Bill by a 68-32 Margin: Debate Moves to House of Representatives

This afternoon in the Senate, 68 senators voted in favor of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, with 32 senators opposing it. Bill S.744 will now move to the House of Representatives for debate and a final vote. If the bill or some form of it passes the House, it would then […]

  • Jun 27, 2013
  • 5:10 PM

VIDEO: Marco Rubio Talks Immigration Reform on CBS’ “Face the Nation”

This morning Florida senator Marco Rubio (R) made the Sunday talk-show circuit to talk immigration. Here is his appearance on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Rubio is “hopeful” that an immigration agreement will be announced this week. What follows are some selected quotes of what Rubio said today: I think this bill answers all of the […]

  • Apr 14, 2013
  • 2:18 PM

What The Nativists Are Saying About the Bipartisan Push for Immigration Reform

You would think that the bipartisan push for comprehensive immigration reform would be seen as positive development by many Americans, but alas, it is not. We are pretty sure that the following video posted by a YouTube channel called “Nobama Period” must have had the uploader gritting his or her teeth. (FYI: You can see […]

  • Jan 28, 2013
  • 5:16 PM

Latino News Roundup for January 3rd, 2012

Latino News Roundup Edition from HispanicTips: Latino-Latina leadership combo a first for Virginia localities – Here’s one for the history books: Arlington on Jan. 1 became the first jurisdiction in Virginia history to have its two local elected bodies headed by Latinos.      From: Don Omar’s New Zumba Video Is False Advertising      From: Cuban […]

  • Jan 3, 2013
  • 11:21 AM

Kris Kobach Pushes Hard-Line Immigration Policy on GOP Platform and Wins

So much for the moderate stance on immigration that the Romney campaign has been trying to promote the last few months in its quest to gain more support particularly among US Latino voters. Tuesday, Politico ran a piece confirming that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach—the architect behind laws such as Arizona's SB 1070—pushed for […]

  • Aug 23, 2012
  • 10:37 AM

The FULL TEXT of Alabama Immigration Law: HB 56

  Rep(s). By Representatives Hammon, Collins, Patterson, Rich, Nordgren, Merrill, Treadaway, Johnson (R), Roberts, Henry, Bridges, Gaston, Johnson (K), Chesteen, Sanderford, Williams (D), McClendon, Wren, Williams (J), Hubbard (M), Williams (P), Baughn, Moore (B), Long and Canfield   HB56 ENROLLED, An Act, Relating to illegal immigration; to define terms; to require the Attorney General to […]

  • Oct 5, 2011
  • 12:28 PM

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