Dec 16, 2013
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Posted by Strategic Communications Coordinator on Jan 11, 2010
The San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium is a project of the Alliance San Diego. Beginning in 2007, community, faith, labor, and legal organizations have come together as the Immigrant Rights Consortium. Through the Consortium, these organizations are pursuing four common goals: ...Read More
Posted by Strategic Communications Coordinator on Jan 12, 2010
The San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium is documenting cases of abuse or mistreatment at the hands of immigration agents family separation caused by deportations vehicle impounds from checkpoints and traffic stops. Suffering and Hardship on San Diego Families San Diego families suffer...Read More
Posted by Kim Rescate on Sep 18, 2013
Don’t wait, apply today to become a citizen for free! Call us at 619-800-1397/619-566-6522 or come to our workshops to see if you qualify. Call 619-566-6522 or visit us online at youareamerica.org for information on our upcoming...Read More
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Dec 16, 2013
By Bob Ortega and Rob O’Dell, The Arizona Republic
PHOENIX — A ghost is haunting Nogales.
His face stares out from shop windows. It is plastered on handbills and painted on walls under the shadow of the U.S.-Mexican border fence here. Candles and doves are stenciled onto steel posts of the fence itself in his memory, each a promise not to forget the night, 14 months ago, when teenager Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez was shot 10 times in the back and head by one or more Border Patrol agents firing through the fence into Mexico.
Dec 11, 2013
Last week, the Board of Supervisors slipped one past border warriors on both sides.
What could have been a riot turned out to be a 3-2 vote that generated barely a burp in the body politic.
Here’s how the defusing finesse worked:
For years, Chairman Greg Cox has wanted to rescind a 20-year-old county policy supporting a constitutional amendment denying U.S. citizenship to babies born to parents in this country illegally.
Three years ago, Cox tried to convince the board to support the reverse. No dice. He and Ron Roberts couldn’t get a third vote.
Before we go on, let’s step back 20 years.