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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 »

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt - On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants continue reading »

Immigration Enforcement Negatively Impacting Children of Deported Parents

One of the many consequences of an aggressive immigration enforcement system is the separation of children, often U.S. citizens, from their unauthorized parents. continue reading »

Pew Hispanic Center: 11.1 Million Unauthorized Immigrants Lived in U.S. in 2011

There were 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. in March 2011, unchanged from the previous two years and a continuation of the sharp decline in this population since its peak in 2007, according to estimates by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Gov. Walker Says He’ll Fight Against AZ-Style Immigration Bill for Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker recently clarified his stance on an Arizona-style immigration bill for him state. Wednesday, Walker spoke with reporters and said he would "push to make sure" immigration l continue reading »

North Carolina Lawmakers Urge State to Not Target Undocumented Immigrants

A panel of lawmakers set up to analyze the immigration issue in North Carolina recommended on Thursday not approving laws to combat undocumented foreigners. continue reading »

Democratic Leaders Present 9 Principles For Immigration Reform

Democratic leaders of both houses of Congress on Wednesday presented the nine principles that should guide comprehensive immigration reform they say will contribute to the economic recovery. continue reading »

Border Patrol Arrests Human Smuggler, 14 Undocumented Immigrants

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio, Calif. station stopped a tractor trailer with 14 people inside and arrested one suspected alien smuggler at the Highway 86 checkpoint located between Westmorland and Salton City, Calif. continue reading »

Illinois Politicians Support Plan for Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

Some of the main politicians in Illinois, including Gov. Pat Quinn and Senate President John Cullerton, on Tuesday publicly expressed their support for a bill to issue driver's licenses to some 250,000 undocumented immigrants. 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 »

Illinois Looking to Allow Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

Activists, administrators of Chicago hospitals and chiefs of the Illinois police asked the state legislature Tuesday to pass a law authorizing driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

15 Undocumented Found Stuffed into Yacht in Southern California

Authorities discovered 15 undocumented immigrants hiding in the hull of a pleasure craft in Southern California's Newport Harbor. The migrants were detected after an Orange County Harbor Patrol continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. Immigration Enforcement

Immigration and immigration enforcement have been covered daily in the news as well as a hot topic for both parties' 2012 platforms. Many misconceptions and "statistics" have been thrown around. Here are the facts. continue reading »

Media Giant New York Times Defends Use of “Illegal Immigrant” Label

The New York Times' public editor said Tuesday that she won't urge journalists at the daily to stop using the term "illegal immigrant" to refer to undocumented people living in the United States despite requests that the phrase be discarded as inaccurate and inflammatory. continue reading »

DREAMers Finding New Confidence Since Obama’s Deferred Action Announcement

More and more DREAMers - young undocumented immigrants who grew up in the United States - are publicly acknowledging their irregular status without fear of being deported and with the aim of bringing pressure to bear on politicians. continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Could Add Billions in Tax Revenues at the State Level

New study shows the stakes are high in Arizona, Texas, Florida, and other states; Path to citizenship makes economic sense for states - A new report released by the Center for American Progress shows that providing immigrants pa continue reading »

Arizona Immigration Agent Arrested for Harboring Undocumented Migrants

An employee of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was arrested on charges she allowed her Arizona home to be used as a hideout for undocumented immigrants smuggled across the border from Mexico, authorities said. continue reading »

Along Arizona Border, Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Being Arrested

Arrests of undocumented immigrants continue to decline on the Arizona border, while some criticize the federal government for its attempts to justify the millions of dollars still being spent on border security. continue reading »

Hundreds of Undocumented Immigrants Protest Loss of Free Health Care in Spain

Hundreds of people protested in downtown Madrid Saturday against a measure that will leave undocumented immigrants without access to free health care, saying the decision by Spain's governing Popular Party amounts to "health apartheid." continue reading »

Undocumented Immigrants Can Obtain Driver’s License in California

California officials have approved a bill which will allow some undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license. According to MSNBC, the bill specifies those immigrants who arrived in the U.S. before they turned 16 and have not been convicted of a felony. It passed Thursday in a 55-15 vote before it went to Gov. Jerry Brown. continue reading »