August 29, 2012

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer bans driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer recently signed an executive order reiterating that state agencies are required to deny licenses and other taxpayer-funded public benefits to “unlawfully present aliens.” The order includes those undocumented immigrants who are approved to stay and work in the U.S. for another two years under the federal government’s new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Brewer backed his order by stating that even though an alien may receive a deportation reprieve, it […]
August 13, 2012

Southern Church denied black couple wedding

Even though the couple set a date and sent out invitations, a Mississippi church denied black couple their wedding at the church. Charles and Te’Andrea were denied a wedding at the minly white First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs. The church told them it had decided no black could be married at that church. Read more Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, […]