"Latinos In America" is a touching… whitewash of the despicable tombstone erected by CNN's Lou Dobbs vitriol of racism and hatred.
Tom Brokaw’s profoundly ignorant remarks about Hispanics and assimilation were surprising and shocking, but the rush from many in the Latino community to prove him wrong by justifying themselves in the worst possible way was even more so.
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"Latinos En América" es un tierno… sepulcro blanqueado de la ignominia erigida por CNN mediante el discurso de odio de Lou Dobbs.
Over 33 years ago, my law school professor began his lecture with the
words: “It is customary of barbarians to fear strangers.” Back then I
had no idea what he meant. However, when we fast forward to the last
few years in our country, and the fear of strangers all Americans
cannot ignore post 9/11, and especially to what we have seen take place
in the Delaware Valley recently, his words take on new meaning.
Racial profiling, intimidation and degrading treatment, all in the name of "the war on terror" figure as part of the bitter harvest of outsourced immigration enforcement.
Hubo dos grandes sorpresas cuando la novena de los Phillies anunciaron su roster para la Serie De División contra Colorado.
As discussed last week, the Diversity Visa Lottery, the “green card”
lottery, began on October 1st. Many in the community want to know: Am I
eligible to apply for the lottery?
The new visa quota numbers for October 2009 have arrived and for many
categories, especially employment based third preference (EB3), the
priority dates have moved very little, creating waits of well over 7
years for those already on the list who first began their employment
based immigrant visa process in 2001.
The PENNDOT driver’s license dilemma has finally reached its end stage.
As a result of Pennsylvania state laws requiring Pennsylvania drivers
to be legally present in the U.S., which means with USCIS
authorization, PENNDOT has now sent out a batch of final letters to
those whose licenses appear to not be valid based on incorrect
information in the PENNDOT system or not valid because they were issued
to individuals who have only an ITIN, not a social security number.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued the following notice: USCIS
today is reminding federal contractors and subcontractors that
effective Sept. 8, 2009, they will be required to use the E-Verify
system to verify their employees’ eligibility to work in the United
No hallamos mentiras ni bravuconería en el mensaje del Presidente Obama; no observamos el cobarde blandir de armas de fuego ni las altisonantes expresiones de odio.
As a result of the many abuses of H-2B workers, including non payment
or underpayment of promised wages, as well as “extra”, legally
impermissible charges by Employers, the Wage and Hour Division of the
Department of Labor has begun inserting H-2B worker rights cards
prepared by U.S. DOL's Wage & Hour Division into the passports of
foreign temporary seasonal workers entering the U.S. in H-2B status.
The folded card, written in Spanish, was inserted into the passport of
an H-2B worker who recently entered the US during the week of August
24, 2009. The text of these cards appears below.
A big battle is brewing in of all places the library. It all started
when Google, the Internet search engine and media giant, began scanning
millions of books without permission. That led the Authors Guild and
the Association of American Publishers to file a class-action suit. Now
a $125 million settlement might be in the offing that could lead to a
book registry for author and publisher rights and royalties and a huge
online archive of millions of books.
Se agita una gran batalla en la biblioteca.
Todo comenzó cuando Google, el buscador por Internet y gigante
mediático, inició su copia digital de millones de libros sin permiso
previo. Eso llevó a las organizaciones defensoras Authors Guild y
Association of American Publishers a entablar un juicio en defensa del
I was deeply saddened when I heard the news that Senator Ted Kennedy
had died. I had followed the Kennedy family since 1960 when John
Kennedy campaigned for the presidency. Like many people my age, I
remember exactly where I was when the death of President Kennedy was
announced, and where I was when the assassination of Senator Robert
Kennedy was announced. And so it was again at 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday,
La primavera da sus primeras señas y las personas se lanzan a las calles. Por primera vez en meses lucen camisetas o delgados sacos ante un sol que se levanta saliendo de su letargo. La gente pasa respirando un aire primaveral en el que Filadelfia vuelve a la vida sobre el barullo de los carros que transitan por Broad y Chestnut Street.
The armed men injecting themselves into the town hall meetings on universal
health care remind me why it is important to tell the thugs to go home the way
Una provisión oculta del proyecto de ley sobre el seguro médico del
conjunto de tres comités de la Cámara de Representantes crea “los
paneles de la muerte”. Propone que comités federales decidan cómo deben
morir los ancianos.
El nombramiento de Sonia Sotomayor al Tribunal Supremo nos permite la
oportunidad de proyectarnos al futuro al próximo debate sobre una
persona nominada al Tribunal Supremo. Si es que el debate político ha
alcanzado el nivel de lo que hoy nos dice la neurociencia sobre la
manera en que tomamos las decisiones, la discusión será muy diferente.
Se fundamentará en la realidad de cómo decidimos algo.
Just in case you think that only individual foreign nationals are
facing the fire in this current immigration environment, consider the ICE release, dated August 18, 2009.
Manuel (Manny) Medrano is the only Hispanic journalist ever to have
covered the Supreme Court as his regular news beat. From 2004 to 2008,
he worked in Washington, D.C., as Supreme Court/legal affairs
correspondent for the ABC News network, giving him a front seat to the
confirmations of Justices Samuel Alito and John Roberts. Prior to that,
he reported on legal affairs for that network’s Los Angeles affiliate.
Among his journalism awards are an Emmy and a Golden Mike for his
coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial.
It’s been over 6 months since President Obama stepped into this mess
that is called America. Governing our country these days is like trying
to control a pre-school class, with unruly, spoiled children throwing
temper tantrums every second.
One constant is the justified fear that remains when
individuals are told that they must leave the security of the U.S. in
order to return to their home countries to “consular process”, to
attend an immigrant visa interview at the U.S. Consulate in their home
country, in order to obtain Lawful Permanent Resident status in the U.S.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s confirmation to the United State Supreme
Court is an uber-historic landmark that goes to the core of our
The New York Times recently reported on, ”Debate on Whether Female Judges Decide Differently…”. In reference to a review of previous decisions by Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s qualifications for a U.S. Supreme Court appointment. The article went on to tell us that “several female judges [are] troubled by this possibility.”
The call came from Valdivia, Chile: my son is in love. He told us that
he has found “the one”. He also told us that he has been learning
about the “4 C’s” (the color, clarity, cut and carat of diamonds) and
400 count thread sheets.