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WATCH: What It Means For Craig Newmark To Be American

Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. C...

Immigration Reporter In Georgia Faces Immigration Drama

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices

ATLANTA -- A reporter for Georgia's largest Spanish-language newspaper who frequently writes about immigration issues has recently found himself caugh...

Data on Asian American Success Doesn't Tell the Whole Story

Daniel Kikuo Ichinose | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Daniel Kikuo Ichinose

One-dimensional portrayals of Asian Americans as universally successful have serious consequences, rendering invisible the needs of some of the most vulnerable families in the United States.

WATCH: What It Means For Stephen Colbert To Be American

Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. S...

Immigrants Express Shock At Return Of Mexico's PRI

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- Mexico's new president may dissuade some immigrants from returning home, despite promising economic opportunities there and a faltering U...

Are Unfinished Buildings Arizona's Version Of Rotting Crops In Alabama?

Posted 07.03.2012 | Latino Voices

As the construction industry booms in Arizona, builders in the state are having trouble finding workers to do the heavy lifting. “I’ve been doi...

Study Finds That Immigration Aids H.S. Graduation Rates For Native-Born Students

Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Higher levels of immigration increased high-school graduation rates among native-born children, particularly among black students, according to econom...

WATCH: What It Means For Russell Simmons To Be American

Posted 07.16.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. H...

Firefighters Use Flashcards To Understand Spanish-Speakers

Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Axe? Check. Fire extinguisher? Check. Spanish flashcards? Er... Starting this week, firefighters in Knoxville, Tennessee will be adding one more to...

WATCH: What It Means For Demian Bichir To Be American

Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. M...

Obama, Romney Struggle To Win Over Latinos

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Latino Voices

ASSOCIATED PRESS, BY JERI CLAUSING ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the b...

WATCH: What It Means For Bob Menendez To Be American

Posted 07.01.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of Independence Day, LatinoVoices and Define American bring you personal stories from all walks of life on what it means to be American. S...

Janell Ross

Affordable Care Act Will Shrink Health Disparities

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.30.2012 | Latino Voices

In a largely unexpected turn, the U.S. Supreme Court declared nearly the entire Affordable Care Act a constitutional and fully legal shift in the Amer...

Janell Ross

After SB 1070 Decision, Both Sides Arm For Continued Legal Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.28.2012 | Latino Voices

In the hours after the Supreme Court struck down portions of Arizona's SB1070 but left the measure's so called "show me your papers provision" standin...

Local Police Step Up Immigration Enforcement

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.27.2012 | Latino Voices

ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- State and local police across the country didn't need the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Arizona's "show me your papers" imm...

Local Police Face Questions After SB 1070 Court Ruling

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 08.26.2012 | Latino Voices

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona's police chiefs and county sheriffs hoped a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would settle their long-running debate on what role, if...

Immigration Suddenly Roiling Presidential Contest

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 06.21.2012 | Latino Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. -- No longer a backburner issue, immigration is roiling the presidential contest as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney se...

Attorney Blasts College's Tuition Break For Undocumented Immigrants

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

By Keith Coffman DENVER, June 19 (Reuters) - A large Colorado college had no authority to offer illegal immigrants a discount on tuiti...

Asian Immigrants To U.S. Now Surpass Hispanics

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- For the first time, the influx of Asians moving to the U.S. has surpassed that of Hispanics, reflecting a slowdown in illegal immigratio...

Janell Ross

Deported Parents Lose Custody Of Kids In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three childre...

Cristina Costantini

Mother And Four-Year-Old Daughter Face Deportation Despite Sexual Abuse Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 06.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Blanca Medina came to the United States to escape sexual abuse after suffering five rapes in her homeland of El Salvador, according to her lawyer Matt...

More Than an Empty Announcement? Why DREAMers Must Continue to Rally

Rosario Quiroz | Posted 08.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Rosario Quiroz

This seems like little more than a political ploy by a president seeking reelection who's faced increasing pressure from undocumented youth to do something, pressure which ultimately resulted in various of his campaign offices shutting down.

Twitter Responds to Obama's Deportation Policy Change

Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Early this morning, news broke that President Obama and the Department of Homeland Security would be issuing a policy change that will stop the deport...

Shelter For Undocumented Immigrant Kids At Air Force Base Closes

AP | Posted 08.14.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal agency has closed the last of five temporary emergency shelters in Texas that housed unaccompanied undocumented immigrant chi...

Honoring The Lives Of Two Leaders In The Immigrant Rights Movement

The Huffington Post | Andrea Long Chavez | Posted 06.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In May of 2010, two bright, ambitious graduate students were killed in a motor vehicle accident in rural Maine. Those students, both UCLA graduates...