Interaction with law enforcement can make an undocumented, documented immigrants and even US Citizens--vulnerable to additional scrutiny from ICE and even deportation.
The "John and Ken show" publicly announced my cell phone number and email address on air, which had been intended for media purposes only, and launched a national campaign asking for my deportation.
For undocumented immigrants, there are no best of times. These are definitely the worst of times in a long time. But not all is doom and gloom in 2012.
By: Robyn Gee Tracking 11 million undocumented persons in a country is tough. But one professor, Dr. Roberto Gonzales, tried to do exactly that. And...
It's my responsibility as an undocumented, queer man to educate others whenever possible, so that people might become more aware and conscious of homophobia.
In this year's elections, both parties have used the "immigration issue" as political football, but in reality, immigration is a problem undocumented immigrants in the U.S. must face every day.
The federal deployment of horses to the border is creating a rodeo of dramatic irony that would assail even the imagination of classic satirist George Orwell.
The tens of thousands of decisions in immigration courts annually will almost never be seen or reviewed by a federal appeals court. Without transparency or accountability, the immigration court system hardly promotes public confidence that justice is being done.
I am proud to live in a country where the rule of law and federal immigration preeminence enshrined in the constitution are tools to undo what legislatures in Alabama, South Carolina, and elsewhere have tried to do when politicizing and polarizing the immigration issue.
Deporting children's parents creates just another obstacle for them, but this is the one that is the most difficult to overcome.
As we begin a new year, let's take a step forward toward recognizing the fundamental human rights of all people. The United States must change course.
Government and religions are hell-bent on setting the barometer for society to live by. Coupled with our mob mentality to assimilate, this creates a false sense that their values are also our own.
Francisco has given his best years to this country, 20 years to be exact, without asking for anything in return.
The ICE Out of Rikers campaign should make New Yorkers proud to live in a city that is becoming a bit more welcoming to its 2.9 million immigrants.
Estimating the fiscal costs and benefits of unauthorized immigration is very difficult. That doesn't mean it's not worth trying, but FAIR's report is not a serious effort.
I had the opportunity to be in that room with the rest of the people and feel the passion and the level of commitment from la abogada. Probably because she was an illegal immigrant not too long ago.