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Activists Take Stand Against Grandmother’s Deportation in Colorado

Activists Take Stand Against Grandmother’s Deportation in Colorado

Leaders of pro-immigrant organizations in Colorado, accompanied by religious groups and members of the community, protested Tuesday in Denver to prevent the deportation of a Hispanic immigrant who needs medical care. continue reading »

Over 20 Undocumented Dominicans Make It to Puerto Rico on Homemade Raft

Over 20 Undocumented Dominicans Make It to Puerto Rico on Homemade Raft

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents detained 25 undocumented Dominicans in Camuy, a town on the northern coast of Puerto Rico. continue reading »

This Week in GOP Latino Outreach: Steve King’s Caucus takes Center Stage

This Week in GOP Latino Outreach: Steve King’s Caucus takes Center Stage

We’re back from a long weekend, and the fight for immigration reform has pivoted. Following the passage of bipartisan immigration legislation in the Senate by a 68-32 vote, all attention is on the House and Speaker John Boehner. continue reading »

Arizona Heat Spells Bad News for Undocumented as Death Toll Rises

Arizona Heat Spells Bad News for Undocumented as Death Toll Rises

An average of five to six undocumented immigrants are turning up dead in the desert every week amid even-hotter-than-normal summer temperatures in Arizona, authorities and human rights groups say. continue reading »

Former President George W. Bush Touting the Benefits of Immigration Reform

Former President George W. Bush Touting the Benefits of Immigration Reform

Former President George W. Bush is making his own push in support of comprehensive immigration reform saying the system is broken and it must be fixed while making sure people are treated with respect. continue reading »

NELSON BALIDO: Immigration Bill Offers Good, Bad and the Ugly

NELSON BALIDO: Immigration Bill Offers Good, Bad and the Ugly

The United States Senate is suddenly relevant again after a bipartisan effort delivered a comprehensive immigration bill that deals with visa reform, border security and that creates a pathway to citizenship for the millions in this country not here legally. continue reading »

STUDY: Border Militarization Leads to an Increase in Illegal Immigration

STUDY: Border Militarization Leads to an Increase in Illegal Immigration

The pending 2013 immigration reform bill aims to establish a pathway to citizenship for more than 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The bill also calls for the completion of 700 miles of border fencing between the United States and Mexico and doubles the number of Border Patrol agents. continue reading »

First Immigration Green Card Issued to Gay Married Immigrant

First Immigration Green Card Issued to Gay Married Immigrant

The federal government has issued its first green card to a gay marriage immigrant from Bulgaria. The Bulgarian immigrant is in a same-sex marriage to an American citizen and is benefiting from the historic Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). continue reading »

As Of Today, California No Longer Has A White Majority

As Of Today, California No Longer Has A White Majority

The number of Latinos will match the number of white non-Hispanic population for the first time in California this month, according to the California Department of Finance. The same study also found that Latinos will become a plurality in 2014, continue reading »

Republican House Members: We’ll Support Immigration Reform but No Path to Citizenship

Republican House Members: We’ll Support Immigration Reform but No Path to Citizenship

Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have indicated they may support immigration reform but not one that supports a path to citizenship. All eyes are on the Republican-controlled House now that the Senate passed its own version of comprehensive immigration reform legislation with a 68-32 vote. continue reading »

Roybal-Allard Bill Would Help Families Stay Together

Roybal-Allard Bill Would Help Families Stay Together

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) introduced the Help Separated Families Act, legislation to improve the likelihood that children taken into state custody following immigration enforcement actions against their parents can ultimately reunify with their parents. continue reading »

Court Rules Nebraska Town Can Deny Housing to Undocumented

Court Rules Nebraska Town Can Deny Housing to Undocumented

A federal appellate panel on Friday overturned a district court ruling that had blocked parts of a Fremont, Nebraska, municipal ordinance aimed at limiting the presence of undocumented immigrants in the town. continue reading »

Mexico Hails Progress of Immigration Reform in Senate

Mexico Hails Progress of Immigration Reform in Senate

The Mexican government hailed Friday "the important progress" signified by the U.S. Senate's passing of the immigration reform bill and repeated the need for "a shared vision" on the subject. continue reading »

Immigration Reform Will Ensure Immigrants Grow Old with Dignity

Immigration Reform Will Ensure Immigrants Grow Old with Dignity

The historic immigration reform bill that is moving toward a final vote in the U.S. Congress will ensure that undocumented elderly Hispanics have "a dignified old age," Dr. Yanira Cruz, the president of the National Hispanic Council on Aging, or NHCOA, said Thursday. continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Illegal Immigrant Camp Found in Texas  (VIDEO)

CHECK OUT:  Illegal Immigrant Camp Found in Texas (VIDEO)

Border Patrol agents raided an illegal immigrant camp in Texas that is believed to have been used by over 100 undocumented immigrants. continue reading »