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John McCain and Barack Obama speak to LULAC as “Latin Lovers”

July 9th, 2008 · 8 Comments

On Tuesday, Barack Obama and John McCain both spoke to the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in Washington, D.C. Dana Milbank of the Washington Post did a stupid skit called “Latin Lovers” to show us how both candidates were “pandering.” Do you think that if the two presidential candidates were addressing the NAACP [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Barack Obama · Elvira Arellano · Immigration · Iraq War · John McCain · LULAC

Elvira Arrellano deported… a perfect example of why we need a path to citizenship for immigrant parents of US born children

August 20th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Elvira Arellano, an undocumented immigrant, who had been living in a Chicago church for the past year was deported to Tijuana, Mexico on Sunday. Arellano moved into a Methodist Church in Chicago to seek sanctuary. Her 8 year old son is a US citizen. This weekend she was in LA to speak to immigration reform [...]

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Tags: Elvira Arellano · Immigration