LGBT DREAMers explained how they felt that they came out of the closet twice: their friends that were not LGBT would treat them differently and make nervous jokes about them being gay, while their LGBT friends would often be similarly uncomfortable and insensitive about them being undocumented.
Immigration reform is a big plus for the economy: The reason why immigration reform lowers the deficit by so much is that immigrants who no longer have to work under the table will earn more money and pay hundreds of billions of dollars more in federal taxes.
To say all police officers in New York City take advantage of their power and persecute people of color would be absurd, but to say that none of them do like Mayor Bloomberg suggested is equally absurd.
Basic legal protections for immigrants would allow those who would benefit from HIV diagnosis, treatment, and other health care to safely come out of the shadows. Getting HIV and STIs diagnosed and treated has positive economic and public health consequences.
If they fail, the anti-immigrant sentiment may cement itself in a narrative for Latinos and Asians which steers them away and lasts a generation.
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As we progress through the next round of discussions on immigration reform, we will need to discuss further how marijuana law will continue to impact peoples' immigration status.
While the parties in Washington remain divided on most issues, they are strongly united on at least one: nobody like Ted Cruz.
While Arpaio may be left to rot by those in his party wishing to appeal to Latinos, this does not mean that he cannot grab the camera a few more times during the immigration debate and remind everyone that Arizona GOP politics has become completely crazy in an anti-Latino dimension.
Among many significant findings presented in a recent report from The Century Foundation Task Force on Community Colleges, there was one that truly su...
If the GOP stands squarely in the way of reforming the "broken" immigration system, many political careers will be crushed in the wake of this vote.
Puerto Rico is in the midst of an incredible moment in its history. The momentum around civil rights for our LGBT brothers and sisters has never been stronger.
Climate change -- and the hotter temperatures that come with it -- only make smog worse. For children, the elderly, outdoor workers, and those without health insurance in the Hispanic community, these conditions can be deadly.
Yes, I have a chip on my shoulder (although I consider it a constructive chip) when it comes to such matters. And that chip turned into a chunk when I read Jason Richwine's appalling doctoral dissertation.
The DREAM Act may have been controversial before, but it is considered a safe bill on both sides of the aisle now: border security is where the controversy has migrated to after the DREAM Act has been so thoroughly accepted by the American public.
Given the current and future demographics of the U.S., Democrats and Republicans have to expand their networks, not just to more diverse communities but also down the ballot. to local and state races where the pipeline to Congress begins.