The Pulse

The Pulse is a weekly roundup of news and issues in English and Spanish. Published every Friday.

Comité pone en agenda proyecto de ley que afectaría a indocumentados
El Asamblea Legislativa de Carolina del Norte revivió el tema antiinmigrante y puso sobre agenda un proyecto de ley que negaría cualquier beneficio público a los indocumentados.

Latino Vote in North Carolina Doubled in Last Four Years
The proportion of Hispanic voters in North Carolina has doubled since 2008.

Republican offers DREAM Act alternative
Bill would apply to undocumented students who were brought to the U.S. before age 16, who received their diplomas, kept out of trouble and were accepted to four-year colleges or universities. (The Washington Times should Drop The i Word, too.)

Dolores Huerta recibe la Medalla de la Libertad
La activista social Dolores Huerta, cofundadora del Sindicato de Trabajadores Agrícolas (UFWA, por sus siglas en inglés) para defender los derechos de los trabajadores en los cultivos de uva en California, recibió la medalla de manos del presidente Barack Obama.

States introduce fewer anti-immigrant bills
The number of immigration bills and resolutions appearing in state legislatures across the country declined steeply in the first quarter of this year, as did laws enacted.

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