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70% Californians say Undocumented Should be Able to Keep their Jobs

Seventy percent of Californians feel that undocumented immigrants who have lived and worked in the country for at least two years should have the opportunity to keep their jobs, a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows. 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 »

Undocumented California Woman Deported After Protesting Foreclosure On Her Home

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials last week deported an undocumented California woman to Mexico following a citizen’s arrest that occurred as she protested a potentially illegal foreclosure on her home. continue reading »

WATCH:  Romney’s Super Tuesday Victory Rally Disrupted by DREAM Act Students

DREAMers decided to disrupt Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney’s, six state Super Tuesday win yesterday. One of the states Mitt won was his home state of Massachusetts and that is where he was met by DREAM act supporters. continue reading »

Sex Offender Hired to ‘Babysit’ Undocumented Immigrants in Stash House, 8 yr-old Found Amongst Them

Sex offender, Miguel ‘Jr.’ Angel Garza, will appear before a judge in McAllen, Texas after police raided a house filled with illegal immigrants under his care. continue reading »

Obama’s 1st Press Conference of the Year: “We can Still be a Nation of Laws and Immigrants”

President Obama presided over his first press conference in close to seven months and the first press conference of 2012 which included comments on immigration. continue reading »

George P. Bush, the Latino Nephew, Helping GOP Reach out to Hispanics

The nephew of former President George W. Bush and son of Jeb Bush, George P. Bush, is making a name for himself in the Republican party with his outreach to the Latino voter. continue reading »

ACLU Wants Court to Strike Down ALL of Fremont, Nebraska’s Immigration Law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska announced Tuesday that it will appeal the decision of a federal judge to overturn only some parts of an anti-immigrant municipal ordinance adopted by the city of Fremont. continue reading »

Watch Video:  Jorge Ramos Interviews Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Check out Univision's Jorge Ramos interview the sheriff as 'the face of racism and discrimination' to many Latinos. To that the shameless Sheriff assures Ramos that Latinos love him. Ramos assured him they don't and has polls and interviews to back that up. continue reading »

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Arizona’s Latinos and Immigrants

Since Arizona’s Republican-controlled legislature and governor passed the harsh anti-immigrant law S.B. 1070 in 2010, the state has been ground zero for the nation’s increasingly acrimonious immigration debate. The policies enacted in S.B. 1070 continue reading »

The Arizona “Model”: Failed Immigration Policy, Successful Voter Mobilization

In order to win over the most conservative, extremist voters in the Arizona Republican primary (which will be held Tuesday, February 28th), presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the state’s immigration policy a “model” for others to follow. continue reading »

Nebraska Court Strikes Down Ordinance Banning Renting or Hiring Undocumented in Fremont

A federal court struck down part of a Fremont, Nebraska ordinance banning citizens from renting homes to immigrants or hiring them within the city limits. continue reading »

“Twilight: New Moon” Director Shows Impact of Anti-Immigrant Law on Alabama Families

Last September, a federal court judge allowed a sweeping immigration crackdown law to take effect. That legislation, which was signed into law by Governor Bentley in June of 2011, continue reading »

Rep. Lamar Smith Now Holding Up Attempted Suicide Bomber as Example of Need for Immigration Reform

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is now using the would-be bomber Amine El Khalifi as an example of why the U.S. immigration to be reformed and more rigid. continue reading »

Latino Students Protesting Romney in Arizona for Anti-Dream Act Stance

A group of young Hispanics protested the visit of Republican president hopeful Mitt Romney to Arizona because of his stance on immigration reform and the DREAM Act, continue reading »

ICE hands over 14,237 unaccompanied minors to Mexico in ‘11

U.S. authorities handed over 14,237 unaccompanied children and teenagers of different nationalities found traveling alone on the border to Mexico last year, the National Migration Institute, or INM, said. Of the minors handed over to authorities in Mexico, 11,520, or nearly 81 percent, were Mexican and the other 2,717 were of various unspecified nationalities. continue reading »

Ecuador Serving as Gateway to Brazil for Haitian Immigrants

Ecuador has become the door of South America to Haitian immigrants who want to go to Brazil in search of a better life than living in their country, devastated by the earthquake of 2010 continue reading »

Are You Eligible to Work in U.S?  Take New Self-Check E-Verify Test Here

USCIS announced today that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status 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 »

The Incredible Shrinking Rep. Lamar Smith

Does anyone (besides Mitt Romney) listen to the chair of the House Judiciary Committee anymore? This week, Rep. Lamar Smith is looking especially desperate. He's taken to the pages of Roll Call and National Review Online to continue reading »