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Hundreds March in Chicago Demanding End to Deportations

Hundreds March in Chicago Demanding End to Deportations

Hundreds of people braved Chicago's cold winter weather Monday to go into the streets to demand of Barack Obama, on the day of the president's second inauguration, that he immediately decree a moratorium on deportations. continue reading »

Immigration: Issue to Watch

Immigration: Issue to Watch

Long-bottled-up bills that address state policies on whether to offer in-state tuition to undocumented students could become law this year, because of changes in party control of legislative chambers and changes in federal policy. continue reading »

Administration Confirms DACA Recipients Are “Lawfully Present”

Administration Confirms DACA Recipients Are “Lawfully Present”

In an updated guidance released this afternoon by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Obama Administration confirmed that recipients of deferred action are authorized to be in the United States and therefore considered to be “lawfully present” continue reading »

President Obama Inauguration Speech:  U.S. Must Find Way to Welcome Immigrants

President Obama Inauguration Speech:  U.S. Must Find Way to Welcome Immigrants

President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States must find a way to welcome immigrants. continue reading »

Immigrant Advocates Hold Inauguration Day March to Stop Deportations

Immigrant Advocates Hold Inauguration Day March to Stop Deportations

On January 21st, Inauguration day and Martin Luther King Day, families of those recently targeted in immigration raids are calling for a March and rally for a moratorium on deportations in Chicago. continue reading »

Republican Bill Pushes For Restricted Birthright Citizenship to Undocumented Parents

Republican Bill Pushes For Restricted Birthright Citizenship to Undocumented Parents

Conservative groups in the United States have launched an online drive to win support for a bill that would deny citizenship to children born on U.S. soil to undocumented parents. continue reading »

Congressman Luis Gutierrez to Speak on Immigration at Inauguration Event

Congressman Luis Gutierrez to Speak on Immigration at Inauguration Event

Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez will speak at an event on Saturday, January 19 at the Organization of American States in Washington as part of the Latino Inaugural 2013 activities. The Congressman will deliver an address about the prospects for immigration reform in 2013 continue reading »

Federal Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of U.S. Latino Citizen Arrested on False Immigration Charges

Federal Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of U.S. Latino Citizen Arrested on False Immigration Charges

ACLU has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Angelica Davila, a U.S. citizen who was born in Mexico and legally immigrated to this country at the age of 2 with her parents. continue reading »

Immigrants Add Billions to the Arkansas Economy

Immigrants Add Billions to the Arkansas Economy

A perennial question in the immigration debate is whether or not immigrants contribute more to the economy than they cost. That is, do they add more economically as workers, taxpayers, consumers, and entrepreneurs than they “consume” in public education, public healthcare, and public benefits? continue reading »

Immigration News:  Brazilian Couple Plead Guilty to Human Smuggling

Immigration News:  Brazilian Couple Plead Guilty to Human Smuggling

Two Brazilian nationals pleaded guilty yesterday in Miami to smuggling undocumented migrants to the United States for profit. continue reading »