September, 2012

“Papers, please” provision upheld, endangering women immigrants’ civil rights

09/06/2012

On Sept. 5, U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton issued an opinion that upheld the controversial “papers, please” provision of the harsh Arizona immigration law SB 1070, threatening the civil rights of women immigrants across the country. Last month, a circuit allowed similar provisions to stand in Georgia and Alabama. Judge Bolton ruled that police in Arizona can enforce the “papers, please” portion of the immigration law. Read more »

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health to Celebrate Poderosas: Champions of Latina Health in Congress

09/12/2012

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) will honor the Latina members of Congress for their tireless support of women’s health and rights on Wednesday, September 12, in Washington, DC.  

The Congresswomen who will be honored are Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), and Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY). Read more »