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Undocumented Immigrant

CA Bill Would Let Undocumented Immigrants Practice Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Sergio Garcia’s fight to obtain a California law license despite his undocumented immigrant status has reached the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown through ...

Fox News Coins Outrageous Name For Latino Kids

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

This probably isn't the best way to reach Latino viewers. In a segment titled "The Grapevine," Fox News referred to undocumented youth as "children...

Blumenthal: 'Family Reunification Is A Priority'

VOXXI | Angela Millan-Epstein | Posted 09.22.2013 | Latino Voices

For Senator Richard Blumenthal, Latinos are no different; they are Americans and must be treated as such. The Connecticut Senator rejects any stereoty...

Immigrants Continue To Prepare For Reform

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.18.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration reform is stalled in Congress but that's not stopping immigrants from contacting lawyers, filling out paperwork and m...

Pro-Immigrant Legislation Pulled In California

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.13.2013 | Latino Voices

UPDATE: The California Assembly changed course and passed the driver's license bill on Thursday, and it is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. He has i...

Immigration Bill Would Triple Budget For Prison-Pipeline Program

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Latino Voices

The comprehensive immigration bill passed in June by the Senate is a 1,197-page doorstop filled with little-known provisions, like a new policy to enc...

A Big Step Forward For Undocumented Students

NBC Latino | Posted 09.06.2013 | Latino Voices

For the first time in California’s history, citizenship is not a prerequisite for state-funded financial aid. Undocumented students in California be...

An Undocumented Lawyer?

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO — A majority of California Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant Wednesday to grant a law license to Sergio Garcia, who graduated ...

'Deportees' Names Finally Honored At Mass Grave Site

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

"Today we are here to right a wrong," said Bishop Armando X. Ochoa at a mass grave site in California’s central San Joaquin Valley Monday. A large c...

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...

They're Out!

AP | Posted 08.08.2013 | Latino Voices

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nine activists arrested after attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. in protest of American immigration policy were...

'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...