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CENSUS: 21 Percent of Married-Couple Households Have at Least One Foreign-Born Spouse

CENSUS: 21 Percent of Married-Couple Households Have at Least One Foreign-Born Spouse

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 11.4 million married-couple households, or 21 percent of all married-couple households in America in 2011, had at least one spouse born in another country. About 13 percent (7.3 million) of households had two foreign-born spouses, and 7 percent (4.1 million) had one native-born and one foreign-born spouse. continue reading »

What You Will Hear in Your Sunday Sermon:  Pass Immigration Reform NOW

What You Will Hear in Your Sunday Sermon:  Pass Immigration Reform NOW

Today’s Sunday sermon across pulpits in the United States will focus on the issue of comprehensive immigration reform. The Catholic Church through it’s U.S. Conference on Catholic Bishops is making its support for immigration reform known through its thousands of U.S. churches. continue reading »

Sen. Feinstein to Immigration Officials: Stop Deporting Undocumented Farmworkers

Sen. Feinstein to Immigration Officials: Stop Deporting Undocumented Farmworkers

California’s senior senator, Dianne Feinstein, didn’t mince words “Stop deporting farmworkers” or you risk crippling the country’s food supply and devastating the agricultural industry. continue reading »

CA Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Why Undocumented Should Be Admitted to State Bar

CA Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Why Undocumented Should Be Admitted to State Bar

On Wednesday the California Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments as to why the undocumented should be admitted to the state bar when it reviews the case of Sergio Garcia. continue reading »

UCLA Bans Use of Term “Illegal Immigrant”

UCLA Bans Use of Term “Illegal Immigrant”

The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) student government unanimously passed a resolution banning the use of the term “illegal immigrant” labeling it as racially derogatory. continue reading »

Top 5 Reasons Why Immigrants Play a Key Role in the Agriculture Sector

Top 5 Reasons Why Immigrants Play a Key Role in the Agriculture Sector

With Congress returning from August recess, immigration reform will be among the top issues for members of the House of Representatives. continue reading »

Opposition to Oregon Immigrant Driver’s License Law is Getting Creative

Opposition to Oregon Immigrant Driver’s License Law is Getting Creative

Faced with collecting 58,000 signatures by Oct. 4, opponents of a new Oregon law that gives driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants and others who cannot prove they are living here legally are sharpening their tactics. continue reading »

Transgender Woman Lives In Constant Danger After Being Deported To Mexico

Transgender Woman Lives In Constant Danger After Being Deported To Mexico

Deborah Alvarez first arrived to the U.S. when she was 13, where she lived for 17 years. Deported for a low-level crime — prostitution solicitation — in 2005, she was forced to return to a country that she feels threatened in because she is transgender. Since her deportation in 2005, continue reading »

University of Notre Dame to Accept Undocumented Students and Provide Financial Aid

University of Notre Dame to Accept Undocumented Students and Provide Financial Aid

University of Notre Dame this week announced changes to its admission policies that will allow academically qualified undocumented students to apply for admission. continue reading »

Quarter of Mexican Migrant Workers in New Mexico Suffer Wage Theft

Quarter of Mexican Migrant Workers in New Mexico Suffer Wage Theft

One in every four Mexican immigrant workers in New Mexico has been the victim of wage theft, but just 12 percent of those people filed a complaint or recovered their pay, according to a report presented Thursday. continue reading »

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The RNC on Immigration Reform

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The RNC on Immigration Reform

The Republican National Committee took two steps forward last week when they passed a resolution calling on Congress to get immigration reform done by year’s end, but took one step back by suggesting Congress offer legal status, but no path to citizenship for the currently undocumented population continue reading »

Tea Partier Explains Why Some Republicans Get Immigration All Wrong (VIDEO)

Tea Partier Explains Why Some Republicans Get Immigration All Wrong (VIDEO)

Charles Matejic, a long-time Tea Partier, is fed up. Yes, he thinks taxes are too high in the United States and we need to slash the federal budget. But what’s irking him at the moment is how Republicans are abandoning their principles when it comes to immigration reform. continue reading »

Immigration Reform will Lead to Job Creation, Says Conservative Group

Immigration Reform will Lead to Job Creation, Says Conservative Group

The conservative American Action Network issued a communique saying that the immigration reform bill passed by the Senate in June would create and average of 14,000 new jobs in each of the 435 U.S. congressional districts. continue reading »

Immigration Enforcement is Focused On Employers Says Govt.

Immigration Enforcement is Focused On Employers Says Govt.

After the operation last weekend that saw 223 people questioned at 16 Phoenix-area car washes, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement say that they will focus their efforts on investigating and punishing companies that hire undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

11-year-old Josie Molina Bravely Stood Up at a Republican Town Hall Meeting to Ask About her Dad

11-year-old Josie Molina Bravely Stood Up at a Republican Town Hall Meeting to Ask About her Dad

11-year-old Josie Molina bravely stood up at a Republican town hall meeting to ask her Congressman to prevent her father's deportation. You won't believe his response. continue reading »