Entries Tagged as 'ACLU'

It’s “undocumented” immigrant, not “illegal”!

December 13th, 2010 · 7 Comments

To Whom It May Concern: It’s “undocumented” immigrant, not “illegal.” As a classmate of mine justly said recently, people can’t be illegal. So I would greatly appreciate it if from now on, we used the term undocumented immigrant when discussing immigration. I understand that you are frustrated that undocumented immigrants are “taking your jobs,” but […]

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Tags: ACLU · Economics · Immigration · Latino History

Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s Reaction to President Obama’s Speech on Immigration

July 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments

This quote from Loretta Sanchez in response to the speech that President Obama delivered today on the need for immigration reform pretty much says it all. The quote was given in the context of President Obama’s pledge to work with faith based groups on the immigration issue via the Orange County Register: Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, […]

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Tags: ACLU · Barack Obama · Immigration · Rep. Loretta Sanchez

One Latino family’s deportation nightmare…

August 9th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Many Latinos in the US know of someone who has been wrongly deported. I remember an ex-boyfriend telling me his own deportation story when in the late 1970s in Texas, he was essentially snatched off the street by the INS and dumped al otro lado, despite repeatedly telling the agents that he was born in […]

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Tags: ACLU · Immigration