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Illegal Immigrants

Illegal Sweatshop Discovered On 'World's Worst Tenants'

Posted 08.08.2012 | TV

When Todd and his team were called in for reports of heavy foot traffic at a residence on "World's Worst Tenants" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Spike), they co...

Private Prisons Holding Illegal Immigrants 'A Millionaire's Business'

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

MIAMI (AP) — In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on cam...

The Peach-Picker Shortage

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

There seems to be a shortage of peach-pickers in Marysville, California. Or maybe not. Peach farms in the Marysville region -- in particular, the p...

President Obama's Deportation Deferral Order Is Legal

David Bier | Posted 09.25.2012 | Latino Voices
David Bier

Deferred action is not only legal, but was in regular use before the administration's decision to expand it.The Founders understood that discretion plays an important role in responsible enforcement--a role recognized in the immigration laws Congress passed

The Young Turks- My Interview with the Liberal Immigrant Cenk Uygur

Susie Sampson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

2012-07-20-Screenshot20120720at1.49.48PM.jpgI sat down with the liberal immigrant, Cenk Uygur from "The Young Turks," and discussed some of the recent issues facin' our country.

This Is What Racism Looks Like

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Immigrants living in Greece have been targeted in at least 300 violent attacks in the last three months, local anti-racism campaigne...

Why Everyone Should Fear E-Verify

David Bier | Posted 09.12.2012 | Latino Voices
David Bier

Everyone should fear E-Verify, it has caused numerous problems for lawful citizens and businessmen in every state that has implemented it.

Do as I Say, Not as I Want: Dissonance in Conservative Immigration Policy and Practice

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Richey Piiparinen

Instead of dealing with the conflict that comes with both demanding and demonizing immigrants, we bury our heads away from the reality that conflict exists.

Exposure Important in Immigration Debate

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Josh A. Goodman

Exposure to undocumented immigrants is essential in humanizing and understanding the undocumented immigrant's point of view in this larger debate over immigration reform. How many people actually know an undocumented immigrant?

A New Form of Immigration Assimilation

Omandra Zamora | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
Omandra Zamora

Using the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) as a case study, I attempt to understand how a human rights organization facilitates the process of immigrant incorporation into American society.

GOP Attorney: Metro's Undocumented Student Tuition Rate Illegal

AP | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Officials at a Denver college are scheduled to talk to Colorado lawmakers about a tuition rate they set for illegal immigrants that the stat...

The Biggest Misconception About Health Care Overhaul

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

-- One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't. If it survi...

Crisis in Mexico Is Nothing to DREAM About

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The U.S. has expressed support for the Mexican government's war against the drug trade but taken few practical steps to address the issue. And as the problem there gets worse, you can bet that it will infect us too.

Obama's Tepid and Temporary Immigration "Reform"

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 08.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

The sad situation that so many unauthorized children face, being born in another country but raised American, can only be permanently resolved with immigration reform that vastly diminishes the government's role in limiting and controlling immigration.

Colorado AG Reviewing Undocumented Tuition Cut

Posted 06.15.2012 | Denver

The Colorado Attorney General's Office says it is reviewing the legal issues surrounding the cut tuition rate for undocumented students set by the Met...

Metro State College Cuts Tuition For Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 06.09.2012 | Denver

A reduced tuition rate for undocumented immigrants will go into this effect this fall at Metropolitan State College of Denver. The college's board...

Unwelcome Guests: Work Visa Programs Cheat Global Labor, Build Global Capital

Michelle Chen | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Michelle Chen

What makes one kind of immigrant valuable and another kind criminal?

Immigrant Smugglers Sentenced For Killing 70-Year-Old Woman

Posted 05.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Three men have been sentenced to prison in an immigrant smuggling ring for crashing through a Texas home in an SUV, killing a 70-year-old woman, Bert...

Prison Riot Leaves Guard Dead, 8 Hurt

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

BRANDON, Miss. -- A guard was killed and, at one point, hostages were taken during a riot at a Mississippi prison that holds undocumented immigrants, ...

'My Name Is Diana. I Am Undocumented And Unafraid'

AP | HELEN O'NEILL | Posted 05.21.2012 | Latino Voices

-- She was tiny and trembling and looked so very vulnerable. Barely 15, having already experienced a lifetime of hardships since losing her mother at...

Author and Legal Scholar, Michelle Alexander, Talks about The War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration (Part 3)

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

Author and legal scholar, Michelle Alexander, has written a powerful and highly acclaimed, well-researched book titled, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness."

Understanding Civility in Civil Disobedience

Pamela H. Long | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Pamela H. Long

Am I aiding and abetting, harboring and transporting? Lord, I hope so. I'm taking Matthew 25: 34-40 seriously. When meeting the physical and social needs of the "least of these" becomes an act of civil disobedience, I must disobey.

Carlos Harrison

Cousins Mistakenly Swept Up In Sex Trafficking Raid Fight Deportation Order | Carlos Harrison | Posted 05.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Immigration advocates are fighting to block the imminent deportation of two Guatemalan cousins allegedly bloodied and battered when Immigration and Cu...

ICE's Collateral Damage in an Ironic Sex Trafficking Raid

Subhash Kateel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Miami
Subhash Kateel

Does one of the largest law enforcement agencies, with programs and operations with names like "Secure Communities" and "Community Shield," really care about the communities it is "securing" and shielding?

Innovative Health Insurance Plan For The Undocumented

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.04.2012 | Los Angeles

In a program believed to be the first of its kind in the nation, a restaurant workers' group and Los Angeles community clinic have teamed up to provid...