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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Immigration Wants To Be Your Facebook Friend | Inmigración Quiere Ser Tu Amigo En Facebook

Admit it, you Facebook stalk people when you’re bored. Well, the government may just be Facebook stalking you. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has figured out another way to identify a sham marriage – Facebook and other social networking sites. Some people tend to reveal a lot about themselves on such social networking sites. […]

The Group Latinos for Reform Urge Hispanic Voters Not to Vote | El Grupo Latinos for Reform Llama a Hispanos a No Votar

Probably not their best idea. The group Latinos for Reform is getting a lot of slack for their television and radio ad urging Hispanics not to vote this November. The ad is targeting the Obama administration for failing to pass some type of immigration reform. The ad states that the best way to send a […]

U.S. Government in Trouble After Deporting a Mentally Ill U.S. Citizen | Los Estados Unidos Deporta A Su Propio Ciudadano

Like something out of a Kafka novel, Mark Lyttle woke up to a horrible reality. Mr. Lyttle, a U.S. citizen, was deported to Mexico by the U.S. Government. According to his attorney, government officials had several opportunities to realize he was a citizen. Throughout the ordeal, family members were unable to communicate with him because […]

101 Year-Old-Woman Passes Exam, Becomes U.S. Citizen | Señora De 101 Años Se Hace Ciudadana

On Tuesday, Eulalia Garcia, 101, became a U.S. Citizen. She said she plans on voting in November’s election. She went through the same procedures as everyone else seeking citizenship. She submitted her application and took the required exam. This lady rocks. Too many times I’ve heard others say they’re too old to learn English or […]

All Welcome: 6th Annual Conference on Immigration and Education of Texas | Todos Invitados: 6ta. Conferencia Anual Sobre Inmigración y Educación de Texas

For everyone in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area: the non-profit organization Proyecto Inmigrante is hosting its 6th Annual Conference on Immigration and Education in Texas. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 7 am to 3 pm. It will be held at: The University of Texas at Arlington Maverick Activities Center 500 W. […]

Brewer Unhappy About Court Ruling | Brewer No Esta Feliz Con La Decision De La Corte

Jan Brewer, Arizona’s Governor, is not happy. On Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a group of foreign countries can submit friend-of-the-court briefs in Justice’s challenge to SB 1070. The group of foreign countries includes Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Chile. The participating countries […]

Driving Without a License May Get You Deported

An undocumented individual may get deported if they are caught driving without a driver’s license. Driving without a license is a misdemeanor offense yet it has serious implications for the undocumented. Every time an undocumented individual drives – without a license – he or she is gambling. Only New Mexico and Washington issue a driver’s […]

NJ Senator Menendez Introduces Immigration Bill | El Senador Menendez Presenta Ley Migratoria

On Thursday, Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the immigration bill known as the Comprehensive Reform Act of 2010. The bill will allow certain undocumented individuals to obtain lawful status in the U.S. The bill incorporates the DREAM Act and the AgJobs Act. Spanish: El Senador Robert Menendez y el Senador […]