Latinos may be tempted to sit on the sidelines in the 2014 midterms. Some have even counseled that the best way for Latinos to show their power is to stay home. While there is good reason for frustration, we cannot afford to be apathetic or to indulge in the politics of spite.
Now that the House has folded up its circus tent and gone home for summer, it's clear that if President Obama wants immigration changes, he'll have to make them on his own. Fortunately, the President has wide authority to do so.
What lessons can we draw from the first two years of the DACA process? DACA recipients have benefitted immeasurably from gaining access to opportunities previously denied to them because of their immigration status.
These young men comprise Michelle Miranda's Youth Policy Council at R.U.T.H. YouthBuild. Their courage and determination inspire us.
Let us stop and reflect on where we are, how we got here, and where we are headed. Despite the fact that some of us being able to breathe a sigh of relief, the work to achieve a sensible reforms that will bring about change to immigration laws is far from over.
Immigration reform is not a game that we're playing and, frankly, our communities don't need stewards in Washington, we need allies. We need those with access to open space for our own voices to be heard.
It is upon us as teachers, researchers, advocates and policymakers to embody the ideals of just and humane immigration reform
In response to a question in January 16 edition of the Arizona Republic's Saturday Soundoff. A question regarding the hiring of two DREAMers posed t...
Short of placing a moratorium on deportations, there are many things the Administration can do to relief the pressure on immigrant families across the country that are well within executive powers. These include:
"My mother and older sister could still be deported," he said, and shared how they were unable to visit their ailing grandfather because of immigration status, and then unable to attend his funeral when he died.
The largest minority group in the nation, Hispanics, could help rescue Barack Obama's floundering presidency. But for that to happen, the President needs to take significant action soon on immigration reform rather than wait for a "do nothing" Congress.
Justice is delayed and denied in the U.S. immigration system -- sometimes for years, sometimes forever -- and this problem substantially contributes to the U.S. unauthorized population.
With this piece, I hope to shed some light on President Obama's authority to enact executive orders to defer the deportation of 11 million undocumented immigrants and provide them with work authorization to integrate into our society.
Our country's future demands that we embrace our next generation of leaders -- the often-underestimated Millennials -- who are the largest, most diverse, and most progressive generation the country has ever seen.
While our federal leaders correctly understand immigrant youth to be success stories, our governor has made a less than clear statement.
Florida International University announced a few weeks ago that it will provide in-state tuition waivers for recipients of deferred action for childhood arrivals.