Until recently, there were 20 immigration judges in Los Angeles; almost all of them had a case load of 1,500 to 2,000 cases, As a result, those entitled to a hearing had to wait between 1-2 years, and many times when their hearing day arrived, it had to be postponed for yet another year.
President Obama appears willing to maintain and even expand a system of immigrant prisons that civil and human rights organizations across the country and around the world have criticized for the subhuman conditions and deaths found in that system.
Editor’s note: After Wednesday's abrupt on-air resignation of veteran CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, many Latino advocacy and immigrant rights groups felt vindicated. They had...
If we want to win back the right for same-sex couples to marry, we should forge strong partnerships with similar human rights movements seeking to protect the basic rights of people.
As the great Eli Wiesel, survivor of the horror of Auschwitz, taught us, we must use memory to fight against those who promote an intolerant agenda. In Arizona, more than ever, we need to exercise our historical memory and ensure that the mistakes of the past are not repeated.
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