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Illegal Gringo Crosser: Collaborative Work on a Reverse Border Humornew

A comedian and a multi-media/theater group director collaborate on a video pilot about illegal immigration with a twist... Americans wanting to sneak into Mexico.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Jimmy Fowler  |  03-26-2010  |  Comedy

Three Days at the Border with the Minutemennew

Reporting for duty during the California Minutemen's October muster, I encounter a miniscule army of geriatric Republicans lacking political support who are disorganized, hamstrung by petty regulations, ineffective, and sedentary.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Nathaniel Page  |  10-24-2008  |  Immigration

How ICE Turned All Local Authorities into La Migranew

The real change for illegals is that once their status is discovered, Arizona cities get help from ICE that was unheard of two years ago -- help ensuring that nearly every illegal immigrant arrested by any local police agency will be removed quickly from the country.
Phoenix New Times  |  Ray Stern  |  10-07-2008  |  Immigration

Should Talk-Show Hosts Who Tackle Ethnic Issues be Accused of Racism?new

Over time, the mainstream press has tended to treat race as the Great Unmentionable -- a topic so likely to stir anti-intellectual passions that it's to be avoided at all cost -- and throughout his campaign, Obama has followed suit, doing his best to usher the electorate into a post-racial era. But that's easier said than done.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  06-17-2008  |  Media

ICE Casts an Over-Wide Netnew

It's sure a good thing Congress failed to pass any sort of immigration reform. Why bother, when you can just arrest and deport any Jesus, Jose or Maria? Immigration lawyer Fernando Dubove says his caseload has surged during the recent nationwide crackdown on plants, employers and workers.
Dallas Observer  |  Megan Feldman  |  05-05-2008  |  Immigration

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