Drivers and pedestrians heading to the Kentucky Derby may see demonstrators protesting the new immigration law in Arizona.
In a decision that could affect tens of thousands of people, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants living in this country must be told by their lawyers whether pleading guilty to a crime could lead to deportation. The case involves a Honduran national who was arrested in Kentucky. Details in this report from… Continue reading High Court Issues Deportation Ruling In Kentucky Case
This week the University of Louisville is celebrating the Day of the Dead, the Hispanic holiday that combines indigenous and Catholic traditions. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The university has partnered with cultural groups throughout the metropolitan area to create altars, as many Hispanics do on Nov. 1 to remember deceased loved ones. The altars… Continue reading Project Launches Day of the Dead Exhibits
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A diverse coalition of religious organizations in Kentucky is calling for a calm, dignified approach to the ongoing discussion of state and national immigration issues. They call themselves the Kentucky Faith Communities Immigration Coalition. They’re from all over the state and represent many faiths, including Catholic, Jewish, Methodist, Episcopalian,… Continue reading Religious Coalition On Immigration Created
The Indiana General Assembly’s interim study committee on immigration issues begins meeting this month.
The second largest naturalization ceremony in Kentucky history was part of Louisville’s annual Worldfest celebration Friday.