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Fed lawmakers speak out for and against harsh Arizona immigration bill

On Capitol Hill, Prominent Latino Reps Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) denounced Arizona’s controversial immigration bill and urged Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.)...

Ski country to host protests in favor of immigration reform

Vigils will be held across Colorado this Friday in honor of the International Day of the Migrant--and to support immigration reform legislation expected to...

Here They Come: Tea Parties Against ‘Amnesty’

The immigration restrictionist group Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) said it’s flooding Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, and planning another round of Tea Parties,...

Coloradans rally for immigration reform; ACLU expresses concerns

Immigration reform rallies are being held in 25 Colorado cities today, including most of Colorado’s college towns. The Colorado rallies will coincide with a march...

Latino leaders riled by role of immigration in health-reform debate

Latino lawmakers long ago gave up on the idea that illegal immigrants would receive any sort of subsidized insurance under a health-reform bill. They didn't imagine the debate would get so ugly that lawmakers would propose denying undocumented immigrants the right even to purchase private health insurance in this country, a proposal that flies in the face of free-market economic and personal responsibility political philosophies.

INVESCO dispatches: Opening acts

The Yonder Mountain String Band, always a favorite in Nederland, took the stage about 30 minutes ago to a quarter-full stadium. It's a bit of chaos down there at INVESCO but at least they've got good music to groove to. More insider info inside...
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