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Mexican and Central American Consulates See Surge in Immigration Document Requests

Mexican and Central American consulates in the United States are registering an increase in requests for official documents and, according to the Central American Resource Center, they must increase their available resources to be prepared if immigration reform is passed. continue reading »

Undocumented Polish Immigrant in U.S. for 30-Yrs Deported While in a Coma

An undocumented, 69-year-old, Polish immigrant was deported while in a coma and after having lived in the U.S. for over 30 years. continue reading »

POLL:  Americans Have Mixed Feelings on Proposed Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

A new poll by USA Today/Pew Research shows Americans are conflicted about the proposed comprehensive immigration reform legislation that is being voted on by the Senate today. continue reading »

Immigration Bill Passes Senate with 82-15 Vote, Moves to Formal Debate

Passage of comprehensive immigration reform, that includes a 13-year path to citizenship, has passed a big hurdle today in the U.S. Senate. continue reading »

MLB’s Chipper Jones’ Idea to Curb “Illegals” – Sic Gators on Them

Former Atlanta Braves third baseman and MVP, Chipper Jones, is doing his bit to help the U.S. government figure out how to curb illegal immigration. He considered his idea so brillant and simplistic in its approach that he took to social media to share it with everyone. continue reading »

Immigration Amendment to Provide Work Permits for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Abuse

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday approved a measure authorizing work permits for undocumented victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse at the beginning of the fourth day of debate on the amendments to the immigration reform bill. continue reading »

Border Patrol Agent Charged with Sexually Assaulting Undocumented Immigrant

Texas Border Patrol Agent Philip Westerman has been arrested on charges he sexually assaulted an undocumented immigrant while she was hospitalized. continue reading »

NYC Considering Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote

NYC city council is considering allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections if the proposed “Voting by Non-Citizen Residents” legislation passes. continue reading »

Border Patrol Pursuit Leaves 5 Dead Amongst 22 Individuals in Vehicle

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reporting that at least five individuals were killed when the SUV they were traveling in over turned after being pursued by Border Patrol agents. continue reading »

NBC/WSJ POLL:  64% of Americans Support Some Kind of Path to Citizenship

A poll released today by NBC/Wall Street shows the growing acceptance to grant a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented in the country. continue reading »

Convicted Felon, Repeat Border Violator Facing 20 Years in Prison

A Mexican criminal alien with a prior felony conviction for evading police with a motor vehicle pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of illegally re-entering the United States following a prior removal. U.S. I continue reading »

Immigration News: Number of Illegal Border Crossing Deaths Rose by 27% in 2012

In immigration news, the number of border crosser deaths has dramatically risen by 27 percent from 2011 to 2012 according to a new study. continue reading »

Illinois Woman Arrested for Selling Fraudulent Identity Documents

A woman was arrested Wednesday on charges she allegedly sold fraudulent identity documents to illegal aliens. These charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Custom continue reading »

Immigration: Issue to Watch

Long-bottled-up bills that address state policies on whether to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students could become law this year, because of changes in party control of legislative chambers and changes in federal policy. continue reading »

OPINION:  Latina Health Advocates Condemn New Attack on Birthright Citizenship

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) condemns new federal legislation introduced by Representative Steve King (R-IA) that seeks to deny 14th amendment rights to citizenship continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, his girlfriend and two of their associates pleaded guilty today in federal court for their participation in multi-year bribery and alien smuggling activities along the U.S./Mexico border. continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican Immigrants in U.S. are Lowest-Paid, Least Educated of Immigrant Groups

Mexican migrants to the United States have the lowest levels of schooling and earn the least amount of take-home pay among all immigrant groups in that country, according to a study by Spanish bank BBVA. continue reading »

STUDY: Most Domestic Workers are Undocumented, Paid Poorly and Abused

Domestic workers, most of them undocumented immigrants, receive insufficient pay and are victims of verbal, psychological and physical abuse, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Illinois at Chicago. continue reading »

ABC News/Washington Post Poll: Majority of Americans Support a Path to Citizenship for Undocumented

Americans support a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States by 57 percent to 39 percent, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released Wednesday. continue reading »

POLL:  Majority Americans Opposed to Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Who Get Work Permits

Most voters still agree with President Obama’s new policy allowing some young illegal immigrants to get legal work permits, but they strongly oppose also making these young people eligible for driver’s licenses or taxpayer-funded benefits. continue reading »