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Elise Foley

Obama Promises Dreamers He Won't Back Down | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawsuits and congressional Republicans aim to take down President Barack Obama's programs to aid young undocumented immigrants who ha...

Elise Foley

Dreamers At State Of The Union Hope Obama Continues To Push Forward On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year ago, during the 2014 State of the Union, undocumented immigrant and activist Cristian Avila sat in the House of Representatives...

'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

Victor Williams | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Worse than any Jim Crow poll tax, the Voter ID law attacks social and economically vulnerable citizens' very identity as they consider exercising their most precious freedom. It intimidates and threatens long before election day.

Rubio Issues Dire Warning To GOP On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) claimed on Tuesday that President Barack Obama might allow undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. by executive order if...

Elise Foley

Immigrant Who Met Obama: 'You're Dealing With Human Lives' | Elise Foley | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mehdi Mahraoui, a 22-year-old legal resident, was a child in Morocco, he thought the coolest possible job would be to sell blea...

Immigration Proposals: Promises, Possibilities and Pitfalls

Viviana Hurtado | Posted 04.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Viviana Hurtado

In the defeat of the GOP candidate by a three to one margin, Hispanic voters sent a clear message to our leaders: No party can take the White House or the governor's mansion or the fancy wooden and leather seats in legislatures without the support of the people who clean them.

Obama Takes Action on Guns and Immigration: Now It's Congress' Turn

David Leopold | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

Yes, the immigration system is broken, but the president is well within his rights to use his executive authority to make sure the law is administered as intelligently and humanely as possible until Congress acts to fix it.

Elise Foley

Republicans Mum On Romney's Deferred Action 'Amnesty' | Elise Foley | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

DENVER, Colo. -- Republican immigration hawks were quiet on Tuesday after GOP nominee Mitt Romney said he would honor deferred action granted by the ...

I am the Face of Illegal Immigration

Mamas Latinas | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices
Mamas Latinas

I count myself among those who are affected by this new policy because even though I'm a U.S. citizen today, I didn't start out as a legal immigrant when I came into this country.

What It Takes to Win!

Gaby Pacheco | Posted 08.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Gaby Pacheco

As I was watching the Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma Thunders, I couldn't hep but draw the parallels between the Heat winning and the President's DREAMer policy announcement.