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Poll: 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 »

Top Three Myths About Immigration (VIDEO)

Prof. Ben Powell explores the top three myths about immigration. After analyzing the data, he finds that immigrants in fact do not have negative effects on the economy, jobs, or wages. Prof. Ben Powell explains why immigrants are good for America. Watch and learn: 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 »

“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 »

Pending Alabama Immigration Law Violates Federal Law

The Alabama legislature passed a bill last week that requires schools to collect citizenship information on students. The bill calls for public schools to confirm citizenship with a birth certificate or similar document 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 »

Deportation in the Time of Cholera

Days after the tragedy of the January 12, 2010, earthquake, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano swiftly exercised her discretion to designate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). continue reading »

California Taxpayers Spend $1 Billion a Year to Keep Undocumented Immigrants Jailed

According to data from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from December 2010, just under 17,000 inmates in the state are on hold for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), continue reading »

California’s DREAM Act Allowing Undocumented Students Access to State Grants Advances

California’s State Assembly is getting ready to vote this week on AB 131 or this state’s version of a DREAM Act after an Assembly committee approved the bill on Friday. continue reading »

Convictions Obtained for Men that Trafficked and Victimized Undocumented Immigrant Women

After a four-week trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, today found Antonio Rivera and Jason Villaman guilty of conspiracy, sex trafficking, forced labor, alien harboring, and alien transportation. continue reading »

JUST IN: Arizona Law Punishing Businesses for Hiring Illegal Immigrants is Upheld

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-3 vote has upheld Arizona’s four-year old law that allows the state to punish businesses that hired illegal immigrants. continue reading »

Rep. Guitierrez Attends Anti-Deportation Town Hall Meeting in Nevada

Illinois Rep. Luis Guitierrez will be in Reno Nevada for a town hall meeting this Friday. People will be asking for relief from immigration deportations and gathering signatures on a petition for President Obama. continue reading »

Wi Rep Introduces Arizona Style Immigration Bill

A Wisconsin state Republican legislator has introduced a bill that would mirror some of the tough enforcement measures of Arizona's controversial Immigration bill. continue reading »

Call For Pres. Obama to Halt Deportations With Executive Order

Last week, over 20,000 of us called on President Obama to live up to his promises on immigration by halting the deportations of young people eligible for the DREAM Act. continue reading »

Senator Warner Signs on as DREAM Act Co-Sponsor

Senator Warner (Virginia) signed on as a cosponsor of the DREAM Act. Below is a video in both English and Spanish with Senator Warner explaining why he supports this important legislation. continue reading »

Labor Sec Hilda Solis on Exhibit B in Case for Immigration Reform

For the latest proving ground in the debate over whether to fix our country’s broken immigration system, America should turn its attention to Brownsville today. In a border city that once housed a military outpost during the Mexican-American War, the potential of immigrants to contribute to the American economy will be on proud display. continue reading »

Immigration Reform: “Pay to Stay” Program Better than Deportation

A Missouri immigration lawyer is proposing that illegal immigrants who haven’t committed serious crimes should be able to a fee to live and work in the United States. continue reading »