Today the DREAM Act was reintroduced in the House and the Senate, but this immigration legislation faces a steeper climb in the current congress. Harry Reid and Dick Durbin introduced it in the Senate, and in the House, Reps. Berman, Roybal-Allard, and Ros-Lehtinen introduced the lower chamber’s version. Notably absent from co-sponsoring in the Senate [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard'
May 11th, 2011 · No Comments
May 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments
The only other agency of the federal government where Latinos have not become commonly employed nor have an appointed presence on the governing boards besides the intelligence community is the Federal Reserve System and its myriad components. At the national level, the Fed’s Board of Governors has only seven members appointed by the president and [...]
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August 18th, 2009 · 16 Comments
Another troubling article came out today regarding immigrant detention. Yesterday, immigration officials said that they discovered the records of 10 previously unreported deaths in ICE custody. More specifically, these unreported deaths involved eight men from Cuba, one from Mexico, and one from Ecuador. For me, the fact that these deaths were not apparent in a previous Freedom of Information [...]