Posts tagged "immigration"

Donald Trump Is A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Person

Yesterday, in an interview after a campaign stop in Newton, Iowa, Presidential candidate and shimmering pile of 24-karat gold-plated feces Donald Trump stated that he would “certainly, definitely” implement a…

Robyn Pennacchia | November 20, 2015 - 11:30 am

Trump’s Model For His Deportation Plan Was Called “Operation Wetback”

Shockingly, it was a human rights disaster.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 11, 2015 - 11:00 am

Donald Trump Says He Totally Would Have Prevented 9/11 If He Were President

That is probably not the case.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 19, 2015 - 11:15 am

The Demographics Of Immigration Are Changing While Trump Moves Backward

The Pew Research Center did a 50-year analysis of immigration trends, and it turns out that immigrants from Asia will outnumber immigrants from Latin America within the next

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 28, 2015 - 1:50 pm

40 Percent Of Americans Want To Build A Wall Across Canadian Border

You know, because the Canadians are just dying to come here.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Governor Chris Christie Thinks We Should Track Immigrants Like FedEx Packages

Perhaps New Jersey Governor and 2016 Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie, is trying to sound more like Donald Trump in his audaciousness, because his most recent doozie is really something…

Katrin Higher | August 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Ben Carson Says He Has Only Declared War On Women’s Insides

Yes, but as they say– it’s what’s inside that matters.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Donald Trump: Men Who Beat Up, Urinated On Homeless Latino Man Were Just “Passionate”

Trump says his supporters just want this country to be great again.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 20, 2015 - 1:37 pm

House GOP Softens Draconian Immigration Bill With Buzzfeed-Style GIFs

Oh look! The Government thinks it’s Buzzfeed!
Apparently, the GOP is trying to demonstrate that they are hip to what the young people are into these days by issuing a press…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 20, 2015 - 4:06 pm

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Is Resigning

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is negotiating his resignation. [Salon]
The police have been lying about the distance between Mike Brown’s body and Darren Wilson’s car, which affects…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Jane Byrne, Chicago’s First And Only Female Mayor, Has Died

Chicago’s first and only female mayor, Jane Byrne, has passed away. [Sun-Times]
#YouKnowHerName is trending over the media gag order on saying rape and suicide victim Rehtaeh Parson’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Michael Brown’s Parents Spoke To The UN About Justice In Ferguson

Michael Brown’s parents gave a statement to the UN about the need for justice in Ferguson, Missouri. [The Root]
Jeff Osborne isn’t sorry for the Nazi imagery in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm

4 Reasons I Want/Need To Learn Spanish

All right, that’s it, I’m done, I have to learn Spanish. Je peux lire le français et parler un peu, so while I’d like to brush up on it to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

Life After Dating: When Your Partner Is Unemployed

Growing up, my parents were able to provide a stable middle-class upbringing for me, my three sisters and my brother. I can understand now how fortunate we were not to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

True Story: I Had My Immigration Interview

It has become abundantly clear to me over the past couple of months that people don’t know much about sponsoring someone for immigration. That makes sense, of course, because the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

True Story: I Am Sponsoring My Husband For Immigration

There’s been one movie everyone has been telling me to see all year, recommended so many times that I’ve genuinely lost count of the suggestions. It didn’t win the Academy…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Watch This Father Sing “Home” With His Daughter And Fight To Bring His Mother Home

Jorge Narvaez became an online sensation a few years ago when he sang a cover of “Home” by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros on YouTube with his daughter Alexa.

Claire Hannum | April 18, 2014 - 11:30 am

True Story: I Married My Gay Best Friend

After my traditional engagement to my high school sweetheart fell apart, I was faced with the prospect of another devastating loss: the deportation of my best friend Emir. Desperate to

Liza Monroy | February 12, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Chinese Woman Seeks Asylum In The U.S. Over Forced Birth Control

It’s worth a reminder sometimes that the term “reproductive rights” doesn’t just mean the right not not reproduce, like with abortion. Reproductive rights can also mean the right to produce,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Salma Hayek Says She Was An Illegal Immigrant

Salma Hayek looks kind of like an alien on the cover of V Spain. Which is fitting, because inside the magazine, she reveals that she was once living in the…

Kate Torgovnick/ | December 9, 2010 - 3:10 pm