Archive for June 2010

More Asian-Americans Joining the Army

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Headline News

In the U.S. Army, Asian-Americans have typically volunteered at the lowest rate of any ethnic group. They make up 4 percent of the population, and only 1 percent of military recruits. But that seems to be changing. Something is suddenly drawing Asian-Americans in California into the Army at a remarkable rate. And there have been […]



Nebraska Town Jumps on Anti-immigrant Bandwagon

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Research, Visa/Green Card

Josh Funk of the Associated Press reports that voters in the Nebraska city of Fremont on Monday approved a ban on hiring or renting property to undocumented immigrants.  “The measure is likely to face a long and costly court battle, with the American Civil Liberties Union saying it will try to block it before it even goes into […]



Another Victory for Immigrants in the U.S. Supreme Court

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Deportation, Documents, lawsuit

In another victory for immigrants in the U.S. Supreme Court (who won in three of four cases last Term and are doing quite well this Term — including an important victories in Padlilla v, Kentucky and Kucana v. Holder), the Court today ruled for a long-term (since 1983) lawful permanent resident facing deportation and against the government in Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder.  […]



Major League Baseball Preps for SB 1070

Jun 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Immigration

From Julianne Hing at RaceWire.org: New recruits for Major League Baseball teams are headed to Arizona this week for the Arizona Rookie League, and teams don’t want their players getting into trouble with the law. Not because they’re worried players will commit a crime, but because many are from Latin America, and teams fear their players’ […]

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