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Lawyers To Obama: You Can Help DREAMers Without Congress

Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Nearly one hundred lawyers, including professors at some of the nation's top universities, wrote former law professor, President Obama, with some leg...

Five Bodies Found In Burned SUV In Arizona Desert

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 06.05.2012 | Latino Voices

-- An Arizona sheriff says five bodies found burned beyond recognition inside the shell of a charred SUV are likely the result of drug cartel violenc...

Janell Ross

Florida Defies U.S. Warning To Halt Voter Purge

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices

Florida will defy a federal warning to stop purging people the state suspects aren't U.S. citizens from voter registration rolls. Despite a Justic...

Janell Ross

America Ferrera's Message To Latino Voters: 'Don't Let Anyone Scare You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices

In 1994, America Ferrera was 9-years-old and living with her family in Los Angles when her mother took her aside for a conversation adults who are not...

What If Jesus Was An Immigrant ... Actually, He Was

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices
Jose Antonio Tijerino

Yes, this is yet another article about immigration. However, this isn't about immigration policy. Or the economic benefits of immigration. This is simply a moral argument for Christian believers. Immigrants are here for the same reasons Jesus of Nazareth and His family went to Egypt.

Undocumented Immigrants Arrested In Phony UPS Van

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | Latino Voices

NILAND, Calif. -- It was a special delivery indeed – 13 suspected undocumented immigrants from Mexico stuffed in a phony UPS van. The U.S. Border...

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...

Mitt Romney Begins To Stir In Fight For U.S. Hispanic Votes

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Latino Voices

* Republican candidate to address Latino group in Washington * Romney faces huge deficit with this key voting bloc * Whi...

Janell Ross

Latinos Likely To Bear Brunt Of Florida's Voter Rolls Purge

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.18.2012 | Latino Voices

Less than two months after a Florida effort to identify and purge ineligible voters from the state's rolls began, opponents say it seems likely to dis...

Janell Ross

Whistleblowers Face Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In September 2008, Hurricanes Ike and Gustav ravaged cities along the Texas coast. Ambitious contractors and those just eager to help went looking for...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Touts Immigration Reform At White House Cinco de Mayo Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.03.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama celebrated the contributions of Hispanic Americans Thursday at a Cinco de Mayo reception in the White House Rose ...

May Day Protests Show Weak Immigration Movement

AP | KATE BRUMBACK and PETER PRENGAMAN | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

ATLANTA -- While a black preacher told 100 immigration protesters that incarcerated blacks and detained immigrants faced similar challenges, Jesse Mor...

Dead Mexican Teen's Family To Pursue Suit V. Agent

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Latino Voices

EL PASO, Texas -- A lawyer for the family of a 15-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2010 says they will press on with their...

U.S. Scrambles After Huge Surge Of Child Immigrants Caught Crossing Border

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 04.28.2012 | Latino Voices

McALLEN, Texas -- An unprecedented surge of children caught trudging through South Texas scrublands or crossing at border ports of entry without their...

New Mexico Governor's Grandfather Was A U.S. Citizen

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 06.27.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Ever since taking office last year as the nation's first Hispanic female governor, New Mexico's Susana Martinez found her family tre...

Janell Ross

Marco Rubio: A Latino Leader Or Enemy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 04.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Sitting behind a computer screen in his Los Angles-area home, Luis Alvarado was sipping coffee and making his usual online run though the morning’s ...

BREAKING: ICE To Suspend Over 16,000 Deportations

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration officials have offered to shelve 7.5 percent of deportation cases under a massive review of the backlogged U.S. syste...

Controversial Arizona Immigration Law Reaches Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.25.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court is questioning Arizona's tough "show me your papers" law aimed at driving undocumented immigrants out of the state, am...

Number Of U.S. Undocumented Immigrants From Mexico Drops

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 04.24.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift ...

12 Undocumented Immigrants Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run

The Huffington Post | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.24.2012 | Latino Voices

Local authorities are still searching for the driver that sent twelve undocumented immigrants to the hospital in the border town of Progreso, Texas ov...

Cristina Costantini

Military Base As Shelter For Immigrant Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.19.2012 | Latino Voices

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Air Force turned a San Antonio Air Force base into temporary shelter for 100 undocument...

Rubio Tries To Find Middle Ground On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.17.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's push for a Republican version of immigration legislation looks like the answer to the election-year prayers ...

Student Passes Bar But May Not Be Able To Practice

Posted 05.17.2012 | Latino Voices

Jose Godinez-Samperio, 25, graduated at the top of his class at Florida State University’s College of Law. But the aspiring lawyer may not get to pr...

Smithsonian's New Exhibit Focuses On Immigration

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.12.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — Dorothy's ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have a new home with a diverse set of artifacts in a new timeline of American histo...

Father Denied Entry To U.S. From Mexico To Bury Son

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 04.02.2012 | Latino Voices

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A Mexican national said he has been barred from entering the United States to bury his 10-year-old son, a U.S. citizen who died Tues...