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Indentured Servitude: The Fight to End Recruitment Abuse in Mexico

Daniel Pena | Posted 02.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Pena

Imagine this scenario: you're the head of a household in rural Mexico where the local economy collapsed along with the peso and the jobs never came back. The weakening peso eroded your savings, your purchasing power, but most importantly your dignity.

Yet Another American Dream Left Unfulfilled

Ketaki Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Ketaki Desai

Every year thousands of students from all over the world make their way to American universities. Most of them come with the hope of achieving the American dream. Our story started out on a similar note.

Jared Gilmour

U.S. Schools Educate Foreign Students But Immigration Law Extricates Them | Jared Gilmour | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In September, Antinea Ascione was surprised to receive a letter telling her she had 60 days to leave the U.S. The 23-year-old grew up...

Customs Makes Major Change As Result Of Boston Bombing

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department ordered border agents to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a val...

House To Vote On Important Degree Initative

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 01.30.2013 | College

WASHINGTON — Testing the waters of what is expected to be a turbulent battle over immigration policy next year, the House voted Friday to make g...

This Is What's Wrong With Our Immigration Policy

Ruzan Sarwar | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Ruzan Sarwar

I am a foreign national. I have spent 10 of my 25 years in this country. I have gone to secondary school, college and one of the top graduate schools in the world -- all in the United States. I am NOT illegal. I am an international student. I am soon heading back to Bangladesh -- but not because that was my first choice.

Why Did 122 College Presidents Write A Letter To Obama?

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

The presidents of 122 American universities signed a letter addressed to President Obama and four other government officials requesting the creation o...

U.S. Fails To Tackle Student Visa Abuses

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR, MITCH WEISS and MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Lured by unsupervised, third-party brokers with promises of steady jobs and a chance to sightsee, some foreign college students...

Florida Language Institute Sold Student Visas, Feds Say: Lydia Menocal, Ofelia Macia Arrested

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MIAMI (AP)-- A Florida language school helped illegally obtain student visas for foreign nationals who never went to class, violating laws enacted aft...

Immigrants Returning Home In Greater Numbers

BusinessWeek | Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the debate over H-1B workers and skilled immigrants intensifies, we are losing sight of one important fact: The U.S. is no longer the only land of ...