Obama's Action on Immigration Will Leave Millions of Women in Danger

On November 20, President Obama announced an executive order that has the potential to benefit 5 million undocumented immigrants. Many in the liberal media celebrated Obama's action, either content to push aside its neglect to fundamentally reform a broken system or unaware of its consequences for millions of… » 12/04/14 2:10pm 12/04/14 2:10pm

Famously Racist Sheriff Sues the President Over Immigration Reform

When we last checked in with Arizona Sheriff and hemorrhoid cream advertisement "before" picture Joe Arpaio, he was still terrible, shackling pregnant inmates while they're giving birth, creating a pedophile- and criminal-riddled "posse" to police Maricopa County's schools, and, of course, his trademark, being as… » 11/21/14 1:50pm 11/21/14 1:50pm

​Diane Guerrero Describes Life After Her Parents' Deportation

At age 14, Diane Guerrero—who you probably know as Maritza Ramos in Orange is the New Black—came home from school one day to a completely empty house after her Colombian immigrant parents and older brother were taken into custody by immigration officers, set to be deported. In a touching op-ed piece for LA Times, the… » 11/15/14 3:30pm 11/15/14 3:30pm

Judge Forces Lawyer to Bring Her Baby to Court, Calls Her a Bad Parent

Ah, work-life balance. Such a beautiful idea. And all too often, such a desert mirage taunting travelers dying of thirst. For instance! A Georgia judge recently informed an attorney that her fancy newfangled European "maternity leave" was insufficient reason enough to postpone a hearing for three weeks. » 10/15/14 5:30pm 10/15/14 5:30pm

​Women at Texas Immigrant Detention Center Allege Sexual Abuse

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has penned a letter to federal officials with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security regarding horrible allegations that employees at a Southern Texas immigration holding center have been sexually abusing women… » 10/04/14 5:17pm 10/04/14 5:17pm

President Obama Wears the Ugliest Effing Suit America Has Ever Seen

President Obama is having a rough time— Isis beheading a journalist, Ferguson, Mo.'s shit show, Israel vs. Palestine, Russia invading the Ukraine, displaced immigrant children and bombing in Libya— but let’s talk about his suit. Yesterday, the POTUS wore a tan ensemble during a conference that was reportedly… » 8/29/14 11:30am 8/29/14 11:30am

Colbert Perfectly Calls Out Conservatives' Hypocrisy on Child Refugees

Conservative pundits are very concerned about the well-being of child refugees who are fleeing to the U.S. borders from Central America in droves right now. Why, they say, will no one think of the children during these times of crisis? At least the heroes of the right are considering these poor kids...mostly by… » 7/18/14 12:45pm 7/18/14 12:45pm

AZ Politician Confuses YMCA Campers with Undocumented Migrant Children

Outrage over the humanitarian crisis/slew of undocumented child immigrants fleeing their Central American home countries has reached a level such that any ol' group of kids can now be mistaken for undocumented migrants, striking unwarranted fear and indignation into the hearts of Americans. No, please. Think of the… » 7/16/14 1:50pm 7/16/14 1:50pm

More Mass Immigrant Graves Found in Southern Texas

Over the last couple weeks, researchers have uncovered mass graves with the bodies of unidentified migrants who died attempting to enter the US in the Sacred Heart Burial Park in Brooks County, Texas. The shocking discovery was part of a volunteer effort to identify migrants who have died of exposure while trying to… » 6/22/14 2:50pm 6/22/14 2:50pm

Teen Who Raised Prom Money By Selling Pot Brownies Might Get Deported

This message goes out to all the #teens out there, both #cool and non: Prom isn't worth risking deportation. It's just not! The only cool proms are the ones that happen in movies and end with a line dance and those aren't even all that cool because you know that after graduation the Sexy New Boyfriend and the Bookish,… » 4/11/14 5:15pm 4/11/14 5:15pm

Texas Conservative Students Plan Awful 'Catch Illegal Immigrants' Game

Everyone's favorite chapter of Young Conservatives of Texas is back with another shitty publicity stunt meant to foster dialogue about the issues at the University of Texas in Austin. After they hit the scene with their Affirmative Action Bake Sale (copied from the College Republicans of UC Berkeley) where they sold… » 11/18/13 3:50pm 11/18/13 3:50pm

Daily Show Manages to Find the Biggest Immigration Reform Idiot Alive

It must be nice to live in a brain that's free of any critical thought or logic. All of your personal truths could be based in feelings like fear or greed and all of your reactions could be gut reactions. You'd never have to "read reports" or "look at facts." Think about it! (You would never have to think about it!) » 10/11/13 12:10pm 10/11/13 12:10pm

Republican Tells Little Girl He'd Deport Her Dad, Crowd Cheers Wildly

What do you get when you take one well-known philandering Tea Partying Congressman who— let's face it — looks a lot like a penis, a little girl whose father is an undocumented immigrant who would get deported if aforementioned penis-pol had his way, and a room full of Tea Party voters? FUN TIMES galore! » 8/19/13 6:15pm 8/19/13 6:15pm

Rep. Steve King Thinks Most Immigrants Are Evil Marijuana Smugglers

Rep. Steve King, not to be confused with another raging xenophobe, Rep. Peter King, is a raging xenophobe. This much we know. He's the one who brought his cool little miniature electrical fence he made to protect our border with Mexico on the House floor back in the day, like a sinister Boy Scout. He's the one who… » 7/23/13 6:15pm 7/23/13 6:15pm

The Lady's Guide to the Big, Throbbing Immigration Reform Bill

Slip into something more comfortable and let your mind wander to its darkest, dirtiest corners, because it's about to get really fucking sexy in here: who wants to talk immigration reform? Thick, rock hard immigration reform? The immigration reform bill the US Senate just passed might not be the sexiest, or even,… » 7/01/13 11:40am 7/01/13 11:40am

Italy’s First Black National Officer Faced Shitty Facebook Racism

When Prime Minister Enrico Letta offered to make Congo-born medical doctor Cécile Kyenge the country’s first black national official ever by appointing her to be minister of integration, it should have signaled a new era of political diversity in Italy. After all, the country’s immigrant population is growing,… » 6/23/13 2:30pm 6/23/13 2:30pm