XP Hits the Small Screen

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Last month, July 2, 2008, I was on a public access cable TV talk show, GreenWatch TV. I was asked to come talk about the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids conducted here in Houston and the prison-industrial complex. The host of GreenWatch is Brian Harrison, and the show was produced by Houston Media Source and […]

Don’t Deport Me, Scotty

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Breakthrough, the same international human rights organization that brought you the video game, “ICED!,” has a new video, Don’t Deport Me, Scotty. From Breakthrough’s site: “See what happens when a permanent member of a popular space crew finds his status is in question. In any galaxy, when we deny due process and human rights to […]

IG Report: Bush’s GOP Hires Among Immigration Judges

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Hot off the press, the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General and Office of Professional Responsibility just released a report on the improper hiring practices by Monica Goodling, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) White House Liaison and Senior Counsel to the Attorney General. According to the report, Goodling broke federal law by discriminating against […]

Score One for the Latinosphere

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First off, I like to thank Wall Street Journal correspondent Ana Rivas for picking up the recent rift between the Latinosphere and the current outreach efforts by both presidential candidates to the Latino community. In her blog post (which I, Edmundo “XicanoPwr” Rocha, happened to be mentioned) Rivas writes: Latino bloggers covering the presidential campaign […]

Holding Politicians Accountable: Online Activists Are Still Waiting For Presidential Candidates’ Answers

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With the race for the White House between Barack Obama and John McCain on its way, the political phenomenon that occurs every four years, “Christopher Columbus Syndrome” is just getting started. The “Christopher Columbus Syndrome,” coined by Jorge Ramos, occurs every four years when politicians from both political parties suddenly rediscover the Latino community and […]

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