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Undocumented Immigrants

Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Could Stop the Intimidation of American Citizens

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 02.08.2016 | Latino Voices
Center for Community Change Action

Every day, this country, forged by immigrants and stamped as the land of opportunity, menaces its youngest citizens like Cesar and Jonathan.

All the News That's Fit to Print

Aviva Chomsky | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
Aviva Chomsky

The incontrovertible realities of our physical lives depend on labor -- often that of undocumented immigrants -- that makes apparently endless mundane daily routines possible. This increasingly invisible, underground economy of muscles and sweat, blood and effort intersects in the most intimate ways with those who enjoy the benefits of the virtual world.

Dreamers Can't Sue For In-State Tuition In Georgia, Court Rules

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

The Supreme Court of Georgia ruled on Monday that students who have received deportation relief from the federal government can't sue to be eligible ...

Marco Rubio Doesn't Back Up His Latest Claim On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio paints himself as the most informed and realistic candidate when it comes to immigration...

Meet the Doctors Building an Innovative, Holistic Bridge to Healthy Living

NationSwell | Posted 02.01.2016 | Impact

What if you were able to cure a disease before someone even caught it? Now imagine doing that on a larger scale -- for an entire community of people ...

Donald Trump: The Answer to Curses

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Donald Trump, a billionaire who opposes raising the minimum wage, now at the poverty level of $7.25 an hour, is holding himself out to working people as the man who will stand as a dam against that torrent.

In An Immigration Debate Focused On Borders And Walls, Asians Often Get Left Out

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Conservative rabble-rouser Ann Coulter unwittingly summed up one misunderstanding about undocumented immigrants in America earlier this week, when sh...

U.S. Failed To Protect Migrant Children From Traffickers, Senate Investigation Finds

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities failed to protect undocumented migrant children in their custody when it released them to guardians wh...

Undocumented Immigrants In Flint Say They’ve Been Denied Free Water And Are Scared To Get Help

Fusion | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 01.26.2016 | Latino Voices

FLINT, Mich.—While the state government mobilizes a massive response to the water crisis in Flint, handing out bottled water and filters to resi...

SCOTUS: Is Trump's Immigration Policy More Constitutional Than Obama's?

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Amy Dardashtian

From a purely legal perspective, our present immigration policy is more favorable to Donald Trump's plan to mass deport immigrants than it is to President Obama's attempts to keep families together.

This Medical School’s Effort To Help Dreamers Could Benefit Entire Communities

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.25.2016 | Latino Voices

When Diana Andino first started researching medical school -- something she had been working toward for years -- she hit a brick wall. Andino, who w...

The US Undocumented Population Continues Its Multi-Year Decline

Donald Kerwin | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

Undocumented persons with long tenure and strong family ties will not likely leave the country or secure status in large numbers. Thus, a path to legal status and citizenship for a large percentage of the undocumented constitutes the most effective and sound way to reduce this population.

Rick Santorum: Deportations Would Be ‘A Blessing’ For Troubled Countries

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is now going even further than saying deportations would be good for the U.S. -- he said Monday that it woul...

America Should Think Hard Before Deporting Undocumented Immigrants Like Me

Martine Kalaw | Posted 01.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Martine Kalaw

As Congress continues to debate whether to deport undocumented immigrants back to "where they belong," let's pause to consider what such a statement means. If you're anything like me, it should leave you perplexed.

Documenting the Border: A Photo Essay

Marisel Moreno | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Marisel Moreno

The border is a place characterized by intense contradictions. That's my conclusion after spending almost a week in southern Arizona as part of a faculty immersion seminar to learn about border issues.

El Salvador Deemed Too Dangerous For Peace Corps, But Not For Deportees

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration considers El Salvador too dangerous for Peace Corps volunteers, but will continue to send mothers and children with orders f...

Watch Undocumented Immigrants Hilariously Respond To Mean Tweets

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.11.2016 | Latino Voices

Immigration reform is more than just a political hot button topic, it's something that affects millions of people. And these five undocumented...

Rubio Stands By Bill That Gave Undocumented Students In-State Tuition

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is standing by a bill he co-sponsored during his time in the Florida Statehouse that provided in-state tuitio...

Ted Cruz Says He Won't Use Special Force To Deport Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Sunday he would not use a special force to deport the estimated 11.3 million undocumented immigrants livin...

Democrats Criticize White House On Deportation Raids In Tense Meeting

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House officials faced frustrated and upset Democrats on Thursday when they went to Capitol Hill to discuss deportation raids on m...

Nancy Pelosi: Mothers And Children Picked Up In Deportation Raids Face Mortal Danger

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized President Barack Obama's recent deportation raids, telling reporters on Thursday that some o...

Some Women, Kids Picked Up In Raids May Be Able To Stay In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An immigration court granted temporary relief late Tuesday to four families picked up by deportation raids, according to attorneys, call...

Ted Cruz's Anti-Immigration Ad Stokes Economic Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

The campaign of presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has released an ad focused on the economics of illegal immigration that exempli...

Donald Trump's Campaign Doesn't Care That His New Ad Is Wildly Inaccurate

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics

On Monday, the campaign of real estate mogul Donald Trump released its first TV ad, relying on heavy fear-mongering against Muslims and immigrants, a ...

Immigration Officials To Launch Large-Scale Deportation Raids

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has begun preparing for a series of raids that would target for deportation hu...