by Marvin J. Ramírez
State lawmakers have introduced more than 1,000 immigration bills so far this year’ which more than doubles the amount of immigration legislation introduced at the state level in 2006, according to a tally by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Academy Award nominee Salma Hayek will head Ventanazul, a film company devoted to bringing Latino-themed works to the screen. She will partner with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., and serve as the company’s president and CEO.
San Francisco community leaders and Immigrant and Workers Rights groups announced a March for Unconditional Amnesty on May 1 in San Francisco. The March will take place at Mission Cultural Center at 2 p.m. Organizers invite all immigrants and San Franciscans to participate in this event.
by Marvin J. Ramírez Sanctuary: the theme of the day Members of the community listen to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, promising to strengthen the city’s Sanctuary Ordenance and to participate in May 1 pro-immmigrant march. The event was held at St. Peter’s Church on April 22. ( PHOTOS BY MARVIN J. RAMIREZ ) Last …