Anti-immigrant congressman forced to retract accusation

Last week I wrote about an incident in which Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) demonstrated his anti-immigrant stance in Avalon, California (on Catalina Island). The congressman confronted a Mexican consul and tried to prevent employees of the Mexican Consulate in Los Angeles from issuing matricula consular plates to his fellow citizens during ... Read more

An anti-immigrant congressman

I learned about an unfortunate confrontation between Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) and a Mexican consul in California who was helping his fellow Mexicans. The news was reported by the Los Angeles Times, but not by the Spanish-language media. The congressman did everything he could to block the consul from helping undocumented Mexicans who ... Read more

Celebrities raise their voices in opposition to Arizona law

Shakira was the first major star to travel to Arizona and express her opposition to SB1070. She met with Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and then with the public. More celebrities continue to raise their voices against Arizona's controversial immigration law. Today it was Hector Elizondo, with the following ... Read more

Los Angeles boycotts Arizona

By a vote of 13 to 1, Los Angeles City Councilmembers today approved an economic boycott against the state of Arizona in protest of SB1070, considered by many to be racist and anti-immigrant. With this action, as of today, all travel by Arizona officials will be suspended. Read more