28 Feb 2011

1PM ET: GLAAD, National Hispanic Media Coalition File FCC Complaint Against Anti-LGBT program

NOTE: There is an online press conference featuring Presidents of GLAAD and NHMC at 1PM EST. Live video by Ustream Just in: The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) today filed a joint complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against Liberman

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16 May 2010

The Truth About Immigration, the Border and Jobs

Former half-term Governor Sarah Palin defended Arizona’s immigration law today. That sentence is about as much attention to her views as is deserved. (UPDATE: Except for TBogg’s whack at it.) I would rather point to a series of new studies showing that the law was birthed in and supported by

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04 May 2010

You gots to chill, ’cause they are strictly business

Eugene Robinson’s column this morning, on the facts of Arizona’s “problem” with illegal immigration, is a must-read (and I use that term sparingly): Border crossings by undocumented immigrants have declined sharply over the past decade. With more Border Patrol agents on duty than ever before, apprehensions of would-be immigrants along

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13 Aug 2009

Weekly Immigration Wire: Healthcare and the Undocumented

By Nezua, TMC Mediawire Blogger

This week’s Wire will be brief. The MediaWire Bloggers are in Pittsburgh, Pa. for Netroots Nation. We will return to our regular format next week.

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01 Feb 2005

Drifting Toward a Surveillance Society

Big Brother, aka the US Department of Homeland Security, is testing the use of RFID surveillance tags for those visiting the US from abroad. According to silicon.com: The trials will start at a “simulated port” in the spring and will then be extended to Nogales East and Nogales West in

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