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Be Informed of the Latest Latino Immigration News and Updates Here at Hispanically Speaking News

Hispanically Speaking News offers the latest immigration news headlines and current events. We cover topics such as immigration reform and policies, as well as the growing concern of illegal immigration to the United States, all from a Latino standpoint.

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Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Central Americans Experience “Frightful Nightmare” en Route to U.S.

Rapes, robberies, hunger and cold. Central American children traveling through Mexico en route to the United States experience a "frightful nightmare," according to what a Honduran teenager told Efe, adding that she will "never again" make that journey. continue reading »

From Gangs to Coffee Rust: Push factors for Central American Migrants

From Gangs to Coffee Rust: Push factors for Central American Migrants

Giovani Melendez, 31, fled this Central American capital with his family, setting out suddenly on a search for safety in the United States after gangs demanded growing extortion payments he was unable afford. The family -- Melen continue reading »

Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

The Obama administration will ask Congress for more than $2 billion Tuesday to address the urgent humanitarian crisis along the U.S. border with Mexico. In the past nine months, more than 50,000 children and teenagers have crossed that border illegally on their own, continue reading »

White House:  “Most” Undocumented Migrant Children Will be Deported to Home Country

White House:  “Most” Undocumented Migrant Children Will be Deported to Home Country

The White House toughened its stance on the situation created by the massive arrival of unaccompanied and undocumented Central American children along the U.S. southern border, saying that "most" of them do not meet the requirements to be allowed to remain in the country for humanitarian reasons and will be deported. continue reading »

Report Says Obama Should “Go Big” on Immigration Action

Report Says Obama Should “Go Big” on Immigration Action

This week, President Obama concluded that the House would not act on immigration reform this year, leading him to announce that he would use his executive authority to fix what he could of the immigration system on his own. This is a welcome decision, although details of his plans are unlikely to unfold until later in the summer, following consultation with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder. continue reading »

Central American Ministers Analyze Child Emigration to U.S.

Central American Ministers Analyze Child Emigration to U.S.

Foreign ministers of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras met in the Salvadoran capital to analyze the actions their countries should take in the case of children traveling illegally to the United States, officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Obama Vows Commitment to Immigration Reform

Obama Vows Commitment to Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama spoke Friday at an Independence Day naturalization ceremony for U.S. service members and military spouses, stressing the contribution of immigrants to the country and committing himself to immigration reform. continue reading »

New York Times Urges Obama to Curb Deportations

New York Times Urges Obama to Curb Deportations

The New York Times urged U.S. President Barack Obama to curb the number of deportations of undocumented immigrants and make it easier for hundreds of thousands of people to regularize their status so they can continue to live and work in the country. continue reading »

Protesters in California Halt Busloads of Young CentAm Migrants

Protesters in California Halt Busloads of Young CentAm Migrants

A group of anti-immigrant demonstrators prevented the arrival of three buses carrying some 150 Central American immigrant children at the Border Patrol processing center in the California town of Murrieta. continue reading »

Obama Vows to Issue Executive Orders on Immigration

Obama Vows to Issue Executive Orders on Immigration

President Barack Obama announced Monday that he will use executive orders to reform the U.S. immigration system as Republicans in Congress refuse to take up the issue. continue reading »