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Scott Walker Has No Good Answer For Kids Whose Dad Could Be Deported

The Huffington Post | Matt Ramos | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

  Two children pleaded with Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Sunday to drop his opposition to a program that could sav...

The Dominican-Haitian Dispute Leaves the Most Vulnerable to Suffer

Maria Isabel Soldevila Brea | Posted 07.21.2015 | World
Maria Isabel Soldevila Brea

SANTO DOMINGO -- There's more to the Dominican Republic refugee crisis than just politics. It's the lives of thousands that suffer from the consequences of these policies that should be on the forefront of this discussion.

Fox News Pastor: Jesus Wouldn't Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.14.2015 | Religion

 Two dozen congregations in 12 U.S. cities have reportedly opened their doors as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants facing de...

Roque Planas

Where Anti-Haitianism In The Dominican Republic Comes From

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 07.07.2015 | World

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Like most Dominicans, Roque Feliz has skin that, while dark, is not quite what his countrymen would call "black."...

Marina Fang

Obama Heckled By Undocumented LGBT Activist Protesting Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was heckled Wednesday during a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month by an undocumented LGBT activist prote...

Roque Planas

Thousands Woke Up At Risk Of Deportation In The Dominican Republic. Almost All Of Them Are Black.

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- At 74, Yampié Calleins' yellowing, muscular hands now tremble when raising something as light as a piece of pape...

Haitians In Dominican Republic Fear Deportation As Deadline Looms

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2015 | World

Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as ...

Elise Foley

Babies Are Coming To The U.S. To Work, According To Border Patrol

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security argued that deportation proceedings should continue against a child because she "...

Matt Ferner

U.S. Deports Tens Of Thousands Each Year For Minor Drug Crimes

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people are deported each year for minor drug offenses, even if they served their time long ago, because of draconia...

Elise Foley

Mexico Now Detains More Central Americans Than The U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The crisis of Central Americans fleeing to Mexico and the U.S. hasn't ended, despite smaller numbers of migrants making it across the U....

Matt Ferner

SCOTUS Reverses Deportation Ruling For Man Who Used A Sock To Hide Prescription Pills

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Turns out, you shouldn’t get deported over possession of a sock -- even if that sock is hiding prescription pills. The Supreme Cour...

Elise Foley

Immigration Attorneys Allege ICE Is Intentionally Making It Tougher To Help Women In Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration attorneys working on behalf of women and children apprehended crossing the border illegally say that while detention facilit...

Elise Foley

Fear Of Deportation May Be Keeping Latino Victims Of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault From Seeking Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new study of the Latino community's views on domestic violence and sexual assault found that, as in surveys of the population as a wh...

Elise Foley

24-Year-Old Detained For Weeks Over Brief Overstay

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sarah Jane McCrohan, a 24-year-old Australian, says she stayed in the U.S. for about 11 hours longer than she was supposed to, and it's ...

Elise Foley

Tension Brews Between ICE And Immigration Advocates Over Deportation Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last Friday, immigration advocates met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Immigration and Customs Enforcemen...

What TedCruz.com and @ImmigrationGOP Say About Republicans

Juan Escalante | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics
Juan Escalante

The race to the White House officially begins today, with Ted Cruz being the first candidate to announce his candidacy for what many expect to be a crowded Republican primary. But already the Ted Cruz camp is playing defense. Behold! www.TedCruz.com.

Elise Foley

Iowa Pastor Deported After Community Rallies To Keep Him In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Mennonite Pastor Max Villatoro was deported to his native Honduras on Friday, despite efforts from hundreds of clergy members and i...

Elise Foley

House Republican Committee Approves Bills To Increase Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving forward with bills addressing the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, includ...

Elise Foley

With Relief Programs Stalled, Immigration Activists Keep Focus On Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most heralded aspects of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration are stalled in the courts, which means act...

Bully for Ancestry: How I Went From Glitz to the Gulags and Grew

Greg Archer | Posted 05.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

I remember when it first happened. Several years ago, I was sitting across from John Travolta at a round table press interview for a film the actor ...

Bully for Ancestry: Eat, Pray, Freak Out and Expose Stalin

Greg Archer | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Greg Archer

When you become a Northern Californian -- a true Northern Californian -- you can develop a penchant for -- how do I put this? -- spiritual things.

Elise Foley

Deportations Down In 2014: DHS

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deportations by the Department of Homeland Security have gone down, from 438,421 deportations last year to 414,481 in fiscal year 2014, ...

Elise Foley

After Immigration Win, Advocates Look To Implementation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration face legal challenges and major threats from Republicans in Congress, but ...

Empty Victory

Reyna Montoya | Posted 02.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Reyna Montoya

How can I thank the man who deported my friends? The phrase "2 million" meant nothing on Thursday to the President. He failed to acknowledge that these 2 million already deported also have families. He forgot to say that 2 millions souls have already been hurt.

Crisis in El Bordo: Record Number of Deportations Contribute to Homeless Influx in Tijuana Canal

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Cyrus Saatsaz

Within Baja California's largest city of Tijuana, which similar to San Diego has a population of over 1.3 million people, exists a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of the Tijuana River.