April, 2014

Pelosi: Race is why the GOP is blocking immigration

Natividad Gonzalez (C) of Clanton, Alabama, and other immigration reform activists holds signs during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol on March 11, 2014 on in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/GettyNatividad Gonzalez (C) of Clanton, Alabama, and other immigration reform activists holds signs during a news conference in front of the U.S. Capitol on March 11, 2014 on in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said racism is part of why some Republicans’ have blocked Democrats’ efforts to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill. “I think race has something to do with them not bringing up the immigration bill. I’ve […]

Catholic leaders hold Mass at border to urge immigration overhaul

Catholic leaders gather at the border fence in Nogales, Ariz., to celebrate a Mass for people in Mexico and the U.S. (Cindy Carcamo / Los Angeles Times / April 1, 2014) 

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-bishops-immigration-20140402,0,5339559.story#ixzz30ZFeaSgWCatholic leaders gather at the border fence in Nogales, Ariz., to celebrate a Mass for people in Mexico and the U.S. (Cindy Carcamo / Los Angeles Times / April 1, 2014) http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-bishops-immigration-20140402,0,5339559.story#ixzz30ZFeaSgW

NOGALES, Ariz. — It had been years since Maria Miranda of Tucson attended Catholic Mass with her son Jorge Lopez. On Tuesday, they finally did. But they were separated by the U.S.-Mexico border fence in southern Arizona. “I’m just a […]