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Rich Schapiro of the New York Daily News writes "Eric Trump tricked into taking photo with woman wearing shirt that says ‘AGAINST Trump’ in Spanish" (link): (Eric Trump, son of Donald Trump) was played for a fool at a North Carolina rally when he posed for a photo with a young woman wearing a "Latinas Contra Trump" shirt.
The Fiscal Policy Institute has released a new report called "Contribution of Immigrant Workers to the Country's 25 Largest Metropolitan Areas"; it was sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation and a Service Employees International Union local and you can get the PDF at fiscalpolicy.org/immigration.html.
Spanish-language TV networks have conducted citizenship drives, and the New York Daily News is now trying to get in on the act (link) by conducting a Citizenship Now! drive featuring a hotline staffed by volunteers from the City University of New York as well as two non-profits: the Legal Aid Society and the New York Immigration Coalition. The first hasn't been covered here, but the second has and their advice was probably politicized to say the least; click their link for past coverage. The NYDN's coverage admits that many who called were illegal aliens and were interested in amnesty. UPDATE...
Corrupted: Kirsten Gillibrand pledges to push "comprehensive immigration reform"; might oppose 287g - 02/01/09
Remember when I said that new U.S. senator Kirsten Gillibrand might be corrupted? Well, it just happened as earlier today (Sun. 2/1) she met with Latino leaders in New York and has now pledged to push comprehensive immigration reform, aka amnesty .
Nicole Bode/NY Daily News, New Sanctuary Movement pretend laws to blame for family separation - 06/18/08
Nicole Bode of the New York Daily News offers "Deportation to Senegal leaves Sory Fofana's family in pain" (link): Eleven-year-old Fanta Fofana spoke barely above a whisper as she described the day immigration officers burst into her Bronx apartment and took her dad. "I was sleeping with my sisters and my cousins," Fanta said, her eyes downcast. "The police came and took my father away from my family. I was born here and I can't believe my country would do this to me." That's definitely unfortunate. But, did he bring it on himself? Let's find out: an immigration court determined that...
"Under the Same Moon" is a new, Mexican government-funded movie about illegal immigration from director Patricia Riggen. The distributors are Fox Searchlight Pictures and The Weinstein Company, and the production companies listed are Creando Films (website unknown) and Potomac Pictures (potomacpictures.com). And, per movies.yahoo . com/movie/1809697065/details, the "Financier" is Fidecine, which is the Mexican government agency designed to promote the Mexican film industry: www.comisionrtc.gob.mx/fidecine