The Pulse

By Megan Walsh

The Pulse is a weekly roundup of interesting reads. Delivered fresh every Monday.

Arizona vs. US: Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments
The arguments for and against Arizona’s SB1070 are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, April 25th, and the court decision is likely to take place in June.

Deporting Parents Hurts Children
Having a parent ripped away permanently, without warning, is one of the most devastating and traumatic experiences in human development. The U.S. did it over 46,000 times in a six-month period last year.

North Carolina is 1 of the Top 10 States Receiving Tax Revenue from Undocumented Immigrants
In 2010 undocumented immigrants paid over $317 million in taxes — $11.2 billion nationwide — demonstrating that, though they may lack status, these immigrants add value to the US economy.

California Committee Begins Process to Pass Guest Worker Bill
The immigration bill would allow undocumented agricultural and service-sector workers to legally stay in the state.

US Latino Community One of Top 20 Economies in World
A new report released by Nielsen highlights that the US Latino market should not be ignored and can be targeted just as much as Latin American countries.


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