Posts tagged "U.S. Supreme Court"

Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage benefits immigrants

Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage benefits immigrants
After hearing about the two Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage Wednesday morning my husband and I wondered if 50 years ago our partnership would have been prohibited. We have an intercultural and interethnic marriage. He is a white man and I’m a Hispanic woman. He’s an immigrant and I’m a U.S. citizen. We were... Read more »

Court ruling against Arizona immigration law is a warning to Illinois and other states

Jan Brewer An appeals court this week upheld a lower court ruling blocking some of the most strict parts of Arizona’s anti-immigration law. This is a blow to politicians like Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer, who vowed to keep fighting. The court’s rationale is that immigration law is federal, not state or local. “That 50 individual... Read more »

Sonia Sotomayor deserves the nomination

History was made today when President Obama nominated the first Latina, Sonia Sotomayor, to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. As Latina women we take pride that she has been nominated to the highest court in the land. She is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents who grew up in a housing project in the... Read more »