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Michael McLaughlin

NYC Mayoral Candidate: Latinos Are 'Modern-Day Slaves'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Latino Voices

A little known Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City likened the plight of undocumented immigrants to slaves during a debate Wednesday night...

Rubio Drops an 'Obama-Bomb'

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rubio's message is easy enough to understand: If Republicans don't act, Obama will, and we will have lost the chance to enact our preferred changes. It's clever on many levels.

Google Translate #Fail

Fusion | Posted 08.12.2013 | Latino Voices

Dear Google Translate Team, On Saturday I used Google Translate to translate a Spanish-language Univison News story to English. The news story was ...

Immigrants Get Access To Organ Transplants

In These Times | Posted 08.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Fourteen immigrants in critical need of organ transplants won a majory victory this week, though larger disparities in access to the lifesaving proced...

'Dream 9' Supporters To Confront Obama In Person

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Weeks of uncertainty for the group of young undocumented immigrants -- known as the “Dream 9” -- detained after crossing the U.S. - Mexico border ...

A Hunger Strike For Organs

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2013 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrants who want access to organ transplants went on a hunger strike to call attention to their cause. The group of Mexican immigrants...

Immigration Advocates Turn Up The Heat

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 08.02.2013 | Latino Voices

When House Republicans go home at the end of this week for the month-long summer recess, they will be greeted by immigration reform supporters who wil...

WATCH: Does The Dream 9 Protest Help Or Hinder Immigration Reform?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.31.2013 | Latino Voices

A group of undocumented youth that presented themselved to immigration authorities at a legal port of entry in Nogales has raised a controversy over t...

This Arizona Law Won't Apply

Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services | Posted 07.31.2013 | Latino Voices

PHOENIX - Gay Arizonans who legally wed foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their...

Dream 9 Win Congressional Support

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2013 | Latino Voices

The “Dream 9” have found support in Congress. A letter signed by 33 Congress members asks President Barack Obama to use his authority to relea...

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...

13-Year-Old's Activism Helps Stop Parents' Deportation Four Years Later

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

Katherine Figueroa was playing with her cousins one Saturday morning in the summer of 2009 when she overhead a news anchor say on television that the ...

Congressman King, Cantaloupe Calves and Drug Mules

Stephen Pitti | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices
Stephen Pitti

King took his most recent anti-immigrant comments about undocumented youth straight from an old-school xenophobic playbook, and Americans interested in the immigration debate should understand the extent to which the Congressman has plagiarized the past.

Poll Reveals Political Leanings Of Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Most undocumented immigrants from Latin America tend to favor Democrats, polling data released Monday by the Pew Hispanic Center says. Some 54 per...

Immigrants Hold Week-Long Fast To Stop Deportation

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Jose Mejia Rodriguez, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, had already been working and living in Arizona for the past 14 years when he was arrested...

Ana Maria Benedetti

DREAMer Fights For His Right To An Education

HuffingtonPost.com | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Emilio Vicente majors in public policy at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He speaks English and Spanish fluently and g...

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Immigration Reform Is Not Just A Border States Issue

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.15.2013 | Latino Voices

The flow of undocumented immigration coming into the United States is not an issue limited to a few states along the southwest border, but an issue th...

Undocumented Immigrants Not Taking Advantage Of Huge Financial Break

Politico | Posted 07.09.2013 | Latino Voices

Fifteen states have passed laws allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges — a huge incentive for lower-income kids...

Exploring Immigrant Assimilation In The United States

The Christian Science Monitor | Stephanie Hanes | Posted 07.08.2013 | Latino Voices

If there were such a thing as a classic American immigrant story, it might sound something like the one Arlene tells of her family. Her immigrant p...

Immigration Reform Advocates Plan To Make It Happen

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.05.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s going to be tough but doable. That’s how immigration reform advocates describe the road ahead to pass an immigration reform bill in the Repub...

DREAMers Celebrate Home Country Regardless Of Immigration Status

NBC Latino | Liliana Llamas | Posted 07.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Home is where the heart is, as the famous quote says. But what if home is a place where being American by heart is not enough without legal documentat...

Anti-Deportation Bill Advances In California

Los Angeles Times | Posted 07.03.2013 | Latino Voices

SACRAMENTO -- Undocumented immigrants rallied in the Capitol on Tuesday to support legislation aimed at reducing deportations, as California lawmakers...

Same-Sex Couples Benefited By DOMA Ruling

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Ryan Hagen | Posted 09.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Javier Hernandez celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act for the same reason many others did, but he also h...

TIMELINE: How Far We've Come With Immigration Reform

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 06.29.2013 | Latino Voices

Just a few years ago, passing an immigration reform bill to fix the nation’s broken immigration system seemed almost impossible. For Republicans,...

Ted Cruz To Dems: Put Away The Race Card

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

This white man is sick of Democrats "playing the race card." Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) blasted liberals for appealing to Latino voters by supporting...