April 9, 2012 -
The U.S. Senator from Florida is about to release his own version of an immigration reform bill that would offer legal status to undocumented students -- but without a pathway to citizenship.
March 14, 2012 -
Last week immigrant rights advocates retraced the route of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a powerful show of solidarity between African-Americans and Latinos.
January 23, 2012 -
Last week's ruling that federal judges in Texas overstepped their bounds in drawing a minority-friendly set of interim maps for the 2012 elections was interpreted by some as a win for Republicans -- but it's not so clear that's the case.
January 10, 2012 -
The Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a Texas redistricting case that could have major implications for minority voters -- and for which party controls Congress after this year's elections.
November 17, 2011 -
In the ongoing wars over immigration and redistricting, Louisiana filed a lawsuit this week which challenges the very idea of counting undocumented residents as "persons" in drawing up Congressional maps.
September 20, 2011 -
This week, the Department of Justice rejected the new Texas political maps drawn up by Republican state lawmakers, largely on the grounds that they failed to ensure representation for the state's burgeoning Latino population.