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D.C. Council Unanimously Votes on Measure to Prevent Info-Sharing Regarding Undocumented

Tuesday, a D.C. Council committee agreed on a measure that would limit the information-sharing that currently allows the area’s jails to hold those suspected of being in the country illegally until federal officials can take over custody. continue reading »

Howard Buffett Announces ‘Invest an Acre’ Program in Decatur, Discusses Immigration Reform

Warren Buffett's son Howard, who is a Decatur, IL farmer, recently announced the Invest an Acre partnership with Feeding America, and Archer Midland Company. The partner ship between the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Feeding Americ continue reading »

“Immigrants Cause Global Warming” - ‘The Colbert Report’ Takes on the Claim

During Wednesday's The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert commented on a new video from the organization Californians for Population Stabilization in a segment called "United We Can't Stand Them." continue reading »

Five Things to Know About the Supreme Court Hearing Arguments on Arizona SB1070

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arizona v. United States, the long-anticipated dispute over the legality of SB 1070. More than any case in recent history, the dispute raises fundamental questions about the role of states in the enforcement of federal immigration law. continue reading »

Meet Richard Carmona, the Candidate Obama Wants to be the Next Arizona Senator

Former U.S. Surgeon General, Richard Carmona, is President Obama’s choice to fill the U.S. Senate seat in Arizona to replace retiring Republican Senator Jon Kyl. So who is this 62-year-old? continue reading »

Admitted Child Rapist Asks to be Deported Rather Than Serve a Jail Sentence in the U.S.

An admitted child rapist who was also an undocumented immigrant hailing from Mexico has asked the courts to deport him rather than force him to serve a jail sentence. Juan Gonzalez, 22, a continue reading »

According to Study, Illegal Immigration Hits “Net Zero” In U.S.

Despite the violence, it seems the Mexican economy is improving and as a result, Mexican migration seems to have dropped. During the 2008 recession, the number of undocumented continue reading »

Officials Want Mexico to Pay for Undocumented in Texas and U.S. to Take Back Offer to Send MX Water

Texas State Rep. Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio) believes that Texas spends in the ballpark of $7 billion a year on illegal immigrants and is now saying Mexico should reimburse the state for the cost of providing health care to and even detaining undocumented immigrants from south of the border. continue reading »

Mother of Immigrant Asking AZ Authorities to Let her Son Die in Peace

An immigrant mother is asking Arizona authorities to let her son, who although he is in the terminal phase of brain cancer is being kept cuffed to his hospital bed with continue reading »

Man Wanting to Attend Son’s Funeral in U.S. Denied Entry from Mexico

After his son died in a house fire in Pennsylvania, Mexican national Fidelmar Merlos-Lopez just wanted to see him laid to rest, but when he tried to gain entry to the U.S. he was turned away. continue reading »

Bipartisan Former State & Defense Dept Officials Warn Justices That SB 1070 Harms Foreign Policy

For decades, the Supreme Court has understood that our Constitution does not allow the fifty different states to set their own immigration policy, and for good continue reading »

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 »

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 »

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 »

LULAC Looking to Boost the Number of Latinos Involved in Politics

The Texas branch of the League of United Latin American Citizens has stepped up its efforts to get Latinos registered to vote and to have more women in the state running for public office. 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 »

How N. Carolina Latinos Survive Without Driver’s Licenses

Delivery and shuttle services offered by supermarkets, restaurants and individuals in this North Carolina metropolis have become a solution for Hispanics without driver's licenses, who avoid driving to keep from being deported continue reading »

Alabama Immigration Law Keeping Undocumented Parents From Receiving Food Stamps for Children

Under Alabama’s harsh new immigration law, children of low-income undocumented immigrants are going hungry, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. continue reading »