Stories by Marcelo Ballve

subscribe to Marcelo Ballve's feed

Posted on: Dec 6, 2010, Source: New America Media

Republicans have been dragging their feet on any legislation tied to immigration, and much of the tinkering with the Dream Act has been geared to attracting their support.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2010, Source: New America Media

"We've been talking about community policing for years now, and this law is going to cause people to withdraw from partnership with the police."

Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: New America Media

Immigration reform could very well remain a giant sleeper of an issue, despite Obama's talent for rousing words.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2010, Source: New America Media

Who will be the second lawmaker on the Republican side of the aisle to help Sen. Lindsey Graham carry forward immigration reform? And is it a prerequisite to moving forward?

Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: New America Media

With immigration reform back on the Washington, D.C. agenda, Latino voters will be watching to see which politicians step up and which don't...

Posted on: Mar 19, 2010, Source: New America Media

Tens of thousands of immigrants and their allies from around the country - an estimated 10,000 from the New York area - will converge this Sunday on the National Mall in DC.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2009, Source: New America Media

Organizers are putting together a series of “house parties” after the White House said it was preparing to push Congress on immigration reform early in 2010.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: New America Media

Oddly, supporters of the boycott find themselves on the same side as immigration hard-liners, who also want the undocumented excluded from the 2010 Census.

Posted on: May 4, 2009, Source: New America Media

One influential group of Latino evangelical pastors said it would call for a census boycott among undocumented immigrants. Not everyone is on board.

Posted on: May 2, 2009, Source: New America Media

Smaller than the immigration marches of 2006, the grassroots rallies sent a powerful message demanding change.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2009, Source: New America Media

A patchwork of hardline state and local policies aimed at curbing illegal immigration has grown.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2009, Source: New America Media

The recession is spotlighting the rationale for decriminalizing marijuana.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: New America Media

A President Obama might not be able to take on immigration reform as a top-level priority during an economic downturn.