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Immigration Activists

Immigration Activists Accuse Bernie Sanders Of Using GOP Talking Points

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said this week that he opposes open borders -- more a hypothetical than an actual policy proposal -- n...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

For Two Controversial Republicans, Little Risk Of Backlash On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yazmin Contreras, a 26-year-old Alabamian born to Mexican immigrant parents, was recently waiting for a flight at the Atlanta airport. T...

Immigrant Youth Activists Turn Heat Up On Democrats

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant youth activists called on leading Senate Democrats on Tuesday to demand that President Barack Obama order a halt to most...

Immigration Activists Arrested During Protest To Stop Deportations

AP | LUIS ALONSO LUGO | Posted 05.01.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 people — including seven youths — were arrested outside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday as they blocked an intersectio...

Immigration Activists Urge Obama To Act Boldly On Deportations

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 04.16.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unl...

WATCH: An Emotional Plea From Mother And Daughter Separated By Deportation

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.07.2014 | Latino Voices

As the number of deportations since 2009 reaches the 2 million mark, activists grow impatient towards President Obama’s idleness. On Friday, acti...

Deported Immigrant Seeks Asylum In The U.S.

AP | OMAR MILLAN | Posted 03.19.2014 | Latino Voices

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A Mexican immigrant rights advocate who gained international attention in 2007 when she took refuge in a Chicago church befor...

Immigration Activists Push To Stop Deportations

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 03.18.2014 | Latino Voices

DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama's surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more "h...

Immigration Activists Arrested Outside The White House

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 02.18.2014 | Latino Voices

About two dozen immigrant rights advocates and religious leaders were arrested Monday outside the White House as they participated in a civil disobedi...

One Activist's Fight To Bring His Mother Back After Deportation

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 02.08.2014 | Latino Voices

MIAMI (AP) — He remembers the moment so clearly, the last time he saw his mother on American soil. Jose Antonio Machado was merely 15, too young an...

The Immigration Fast Continues

New York Daily News | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

The holiday season is the happiest time of the year — although, unfortunately, not for everyone. For the hundreds of thousands of immigrant families...

Obama Visits Activists Fasting For Immigration

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday told activists who are fasting to protest House inaction on immigration legislation that their "c...

Immigration Activists Focus On Prisons

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.17.2013 | Latino Voices

PORTLAND, Ore. -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Immigrant rights activists in Oregon are asking the city of Portland to stop buying bonds from Wells Fargo, ...

Thousands Of Immigration Activists Rally In House Republican's District

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKI | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Some 1,500 activists descended on the third-ranking House Republican's congressional district Wednesday to push for action...

ICE Frees Colorado Immigration Activist Jeanette Vizguerra

The Colorado Independent | Julia Gonzales | Posted 08.09.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Julia Gonzales. What would you do if your mother, thousands of miles away, was dying and it would jeopardize your i...

Immigration Activists Cause Uneasiness

Fox News Latino | Posted 07.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Some see them as heroes. Others see them as misguided. Immigration advocates are divided over nine undocumented immigrant activists who are in f...