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Gay Couple Married in 2011 Fights to Stay Together as One Faces Deportation

Undocumented Mexican immigrant Alfonso Garcia, who married a U.S. man - Brian Willingham - in New York in 2011, this week will attend a hearing to try and halt his deportation while he pursues a petition for legal residence based on his matrimonial union. continue reading »

ACLU Says California City Is “Profiting” From Undocumented Immigrants

Pro-immigrant activists and the American Civil Liberties Union have accused officials in the Southern California city of Escondido of generating ongoing profits from undocumented immigra continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: North Carolina Man Arrested After Teen he Allegedly Raped Gives Birth in Bathroom

North Carolina police have arrested Juan Martinez Hernandez on rape charges after a 14-year-old girl identified him as the father of her child. Though police are still investigating the case, Juan Martinez Hernandez, continue reading »

Nearly-Deported DREAM Act-ers Daniela and Dayana Pelaez Visit Members of Congress (VIDEO)

Daniela and Dayana Pelaez, two sisters from Miami who were facing a deportation later this month, attended several meetings with members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 7. continue reading »

Gay Ex- Lover of AZ Sheriff Babeu Files $1M Claim, Saying Sheriff Threatened Him

The former lover of Arizona's Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Jose Orozco, has filed a $1 million claim against the sheriff less than two weeks after Babeu held a press conference admitted that he is gay. continue reading »

DREAM Act UPDATE: Valedictorian Daniela Pelaez Wins 2-Year Reprieve in Deportation Fight

A Florida high school student is facing many undocumented student’s worst nightmare, despite having never been in trouble, and a very impressive academic career. continue reading »

“A Better Life” Star Demian Bichir says Hollywood Needs to Work More with Immigration Theme

Hollywood will have to open itself more to subjects important to Latinos like illegal immigration, the Mexican actor Demian Bichir, who was nominated for an Oscar in the last Academy Awards, said. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrant Forced to Work for $.85 an Hour at New York Mansion

After the original owner of a Rexford, New York mansion known as Llenroc lost his house Annie George, 39, and her husband moved in, but what no one kn continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Crocheting Student Jose Luis Zelaya Runs for Student Office at Texas A&M

We first heard about undocumented student Jose Luis Zelaya after he posted a video of himself attempting to crochet his way to a Guinness World Record to help pay for college for his sister and graduate school for himself. continue reading »

Kris Kobach: If Elected, Romney Would Deport 5 Million Undocumented in 4 Years

The man seen as the "godfather" of the harsh immigration laws adopted by Arizona and Alabama is seeking the expulsion of at least five million undocumented immigrants over the continue reading »

Deported Father Receives Good News in Battle to be Reunited with U.S. Citizen Children

A father who was deported to Mexico has a little more hope now after thousands of people signed a petition to slow the court case that could conceivably keep him from his children. continue reading »

Activists Call for School Cops to End Cooperation with Immigration Officials

A young Hispanic activist denounced the fact that there are new cases of cooperation between school police and immigration agents in three Colorado counties, continue reading »

Latino Mormons Not Big Fans of Romney

Though there are a number of Latino Mormons, it appears Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has not automatically won their vote. continue reading »

Check Out Video on Sheriff Babeu’s ‘Gaydar’ Border Fence

Check this funny video by Pocho on Mexican Mitt Romney's reaction to Sheriff Babeu and his illegal Mexican lover. It appears the Mexican Mitt Romney is alleging Sheriff Paul Babeu wants to have a 'GAYDAR' border fence erected. continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Babeu’s Gay Ex-Lover Says he was Threatened w/ Deportation, Babeu Leaves Romney Campaign

"Yesterday, a tabloid article made a number of false allegations about me," Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu wrote on his Congressional Campaign website. "Only one was true: I’m gay." continue reading »

Arizona Working to Arm Volunteer Militia to Monitor Mexican Border

Arizona is moving closer to establishing an armed volunteer militia to monitor the state's border with Mexico, an initiative that concerns civil rights defenders. continue reading »

Faces of the DREAM Act: Jose Luis Zelaya is Crocheting his Way Through College

Everyone knows college is expensive, but for undocumented students who don’t qualify for financial aid due to their status it can seem nearly impossible to attend, even with great grades. continue reading »

51 Now Confirmed Dead in Dominican Shipwreck

Another four bodies have been recovered following last weekend's sinking of a small boat carrying people trying to migrate illegally from the Dominican Republic to the Puerto Rico, lifting the death toll to 51, officials said. continue reading »

Detained Undocumented Immigrants Now Have Public Advocate ICE Announces

As part of the agency's ongoing detention reform initiative and other enforcement-related initiatives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced its first Public Advocate continue reading »

Number of Dead, Undocumented Dominicans Tops 40 from Shipwreck

The death toll from the sinking over the weekend of a small boat carrying migrants from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico has risen to 43, with the search for the missing continuing, a navy commander told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »