Tag: immigration

“Bordertown” Latino Cartoon Show To Break Boundaries

September 30, 2014 

Lalo Alcaraz leads the creative team of a new cartoon show that will air on Fox next year. Unlike most cartoon shows like the Simpsons or Family Guy, most of the main characters in Bordertown will be Latinos. The show will take place in a fictional town along the U.S./Mexico border. There will be an….


Gene Simmons Thinks We Should All Speak English

August 13, 2014 

KISS frontman and notorious a-hole Gene Simmons weighed in on the immigration debate by saying that he thinks you should either speak English or get the hell out. Because, you know, the guy you want examining the complexities of the immigration crisis is a guy who wears clown makeup and spits fireballs. Simmons is himself….


Majority Of Americans Favor Housing Child Migrants

July 30, 2014 

An overwhelming majority of Americans favor letting the child migrants that have been arriving in droves at the border into the U.S. In a poll by the Public Religion Research Institute Americans of all political backgrounds mostly favored housing the migrant children. 80% of Democrats and 57% of Republicans polled agreed that the children qualified….


U.S. Customs Creates Corrido Hit “La Bestia”

July 29, 2014 

In Mexico and Central America musical corridos are often about what’s going on in society. Take for example the controversial genre of narcocorridos about drug cartel culture. A topic that’s been the subject of many recent corridos is immigration, particularly the dangerous crossing into the United States. There is a hit song on the radio….


Texas Sends 1000 National Guard Troops To Border

July 22, 2014 

In a deeply controversial move, Texas governor Rick Perry has deployed the national guard to secure the Texas border. Over 1000 guardsmen are expected to amass along the border fence. The idea is to deter people from crossing over and to “aid” with securing the undocumented, (particularly the children), when they do reach the border…..


Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Held At U.S. Border

July 15, 2014 

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is being detained at the U.S. border in McAllen, TX. Vargas, who is an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines, attempted to fly out of the airport using his Filipino passport. When asked if he had a visa, (he did not), he was sent to a border patrol agent….


Judge Blocks Arizona’s Anti-Immigration License Policy

July 08, 2014 

In a small step to changing Arizona’s draconian anti-immigration laws, a judge said it was unconstitutional for Arizona to deny driver’s licenses to recent immigrants. Arizona Jan Brewer had advocated a law that would have blocked recent and undocumented young people from obtaining a license or accessing certain services. This in spite of the fact….


Crappy Immigrant Jobs: “Prostitute Flyer Hander-outer”

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July 07, 2014 

I’m currently reporting to you from beautiful Las Vegas, NV where the sun is hot and the ladies are hotter. And by ladies I mean the sex workers. Nevada is the only state in the country that kinda sorta has legal prostitution. If nothing else they tend to look the other way. If you’ve ever….


Lupillo Rivera Confronts Anti-Immigrant Protesters

July 02, 2014 

Lupillo Rivera, the brother of late banda singer Jenni Rivera, showed support for migrant families and children and confronted protesters who blocked buses carrying the migrants. Lupillo proudly wearing his Mexico World Cup jersey and carrying several signs while defending the migrants. Lupillo shouted at the protesters that the migrants who come to the U.S…..


Justin Bieber Will Not Be Deported

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April 21, 2014 

The White House has decided not to deport smiling floppy-haired weasel Justin Bieber back to Canada. A petition was started on the White House website to send Biebs back to Vancouver, eh. The petition got way over the 100,000 required signatures to get a response from the White House. But the government refuses to comment….