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Alabama’s Immigration Law Targeting Children Hits New Low

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed HB 56, a draconian law that takes immigration enforcement beyond Arizona’s SB 1070.While the law mimics SB 1070 by requiring local law enforcement to verify peoples’ immigration status during a stop, it also hits new lows by forcing public schools to make continue reading »

New Poll:  Latinos Divided on Obama and Immigration

The number of Latino voters who intend to support President Barack Obama increased by 9% compared with those supporting the president in the previous impreMedia/Latino Decisions (LD) poll, continue reading »

Another Trailer Truck in Mexico Found with Migrants Crammed Inside, 213 This Time

This weekend Mexican authorities stopped a trailer truck near Vera Cruz that contained over 200 migrants crammed inside. The incident comes on the heels of the May, 2011 incident were 513 migrants were found in two trailers in the same area. continue reading »

Bringing Awareness to Deportation of American Veterans

Veterans of the United States Armed Forces who served under honorable discharge are facing court proceedings for deportations. Hundreds of Veterans are facing deportation and Somos Republicans would like to start by bringing continue reading »

Southern Poverty Law Center & ACLU Join Forces, File Lawsuit Against Recent Alabama Immigration Law

Leaders from key civil rights organizations gathered on a national telephonic press conference this afternoon to denounce Alabama’s extreme anti-immigrant law as a radical departure from American values and to announce a court challenge. continue reading »

NHCLC President Rev. Rodriguez Says AL Law Is Anti-Christian, Anti-Conservative and Anti-American

The Alabama Immigration policy, known as H.B. 56, signed into law by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Thursday, is already being hailed as the most controversial immigration law and the most restrictive law against illegal continue reading »

National Poll Reveals Immigration Remains Top Issue For Latino Voters

impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today the results of a current tracking poll that reinforced that immigration and related issues continue to be a top concern for Latinos. continue reading »

Fox News Propagates Evidence-Free Attack Scapegoating Undocumented Immigrants For Higher Crime Rates

Fox News' America Live repeated the accusation that undocumented immigrants have increased crime rates in Hazleton, Pennsylvannia. However, America Live failed to report that the there is no evidence supporting continue reading »

LA City Council Votes 11-1 to Ignore Homeland Securities Program- Secure Communities

The Los Angeles City Council voted overwhelmingly in support of legislation that would allow them to opt out of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities Program. continue reading »

Federal Agencies Announce National Initiative to Combat Immigration Services Scams

The U.S. government unveiled today a multi-agency, nationwide initiative to combat immigration services scams . The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are leading this historic effort. continue reading »

“The Girl Who Could,” Written by Author and DREAMer Gaby Pacheco

“This is the story of a girl who always knew that whatever she set her mind to do, she could.” That’s how Gaby Pacheco begins telling the story in “The Girl Who Could,” the second children’s book that this young undocumented woman has written. She has become the face of the national movement advocating for the DREAM Act and, just like the girl in the book, she has (and continues to) overcome obstacles to achieve her goals. continue reading »

A Letter to the President From a DREAMER in the Denver Post

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama said this about Bruce Randolph School in Denver: Take a school like Bruce Randolph in Denver. Three years ago, it was rated one of the worst schools in Colorado; located on turf between two rival continue reading »

Law Enforcement Entities Intercept 7 Illegal Aliens

Last night, law enforcement entities of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted seven undocumented aliens. continue reading »

Why Don’t They Just Come the Legal Way?

For many Americans, whose ancestors migrated lawfully to the U.S., it is extremely frustrating that so many immigrants come today outside of lawful channels. Why don’t they just come the legal way, the way that my ancestors did? continue reading »

Massachusetts Will Not Join Secure Communities Program

Mass. Governor Deval Patrick has notified the Department of Homeland Security that there will be no agreement between Massachusetts and the Government’s Secure Community Program. continue reading »

Management at Popular Seafood Restaurant Chain in Houston Indicted for Hiring 33 Illegal Aliens

Two current managers and three former managers or supervisors of Mambo Seafood were indicted on Wednesday on various charges related to harboring illegal aliens. These indictments were announced by U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, continue reading »

Fox Ignores The Fact That A Majority Detained By ICE Program Are Nonviolent Immigrants (VIDEO)

During Fox News' coverage of Secure Communities, a deportation program begun under the Bush administration, Fox pushed the idea that opting out of the program would create "sanctuary states" for dangerous undocumented immigrants. In fact, a large proportion of individuals who are detained and deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carry only misdemeanors and minor infractions or have no criminal conviction or background. continue reading »

ACLU Files Suit in Georgia Against Its “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and a coalition of other civil rights groups filed a class action lawsuit challenging Georgia’s continue reading »

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit with Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

The Justice Department today announced that it has entered in to a court-enforceable agreement with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio continue reading »

Cuomo Withdraws from ICE’s Secure Communities Program

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo suspended New York’s participation in the Federal Immigration Program-Secure Communities. continue reading »