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HuffPost Honor Roll: A City's New Program Gives Undocumented Minors Legal Help

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Fox News Pastor: Jesus Wouldn't Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.14.2015 | Religion

 Two dozen congregations in 12 U.S. cities have reportedly opened their doors as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants facing de...

The Courage to Be Undocumented

Julissa Arce | Posted 07.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Julissa Arce

It's not the year 2000 anymore and the DREAM Act hasn't passed, but over the last 15 years a movement has been brewing. One story changed the course of my life. Imagine if our collective stories can change history?

UndocuQueers: How the LGBT and Immigrant Rights Movement Progress Together

Ryan Campbell | Posted 07.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Ryan Campbell

In the end, this is a group of people who have been slandered ruthlessly, kicked to the bottom of many arbitrary, nonsensical social pecking orders that any bully feeds off of. This is as true of the bully in the sandbox as it is the bully in Congress or State Assembly.

3 Year DACA-versary: Why CA Needs to Invest in Immigrants for the continued Health and Prosperity of our Golden State

Ju Hong | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Ju Hong

This weekend marked the third anniversary of the passage of DACA, yet the promise of deferred action and relief from deportation is still woefully out of reach for millions of undocumented and immigrant Californians.

List of States Considering Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Grows

Juan Escalante | Posted 06.29.2015 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

While in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants continues to be a hot issue, particularly in states like Texas, state legislatures across the country are now dealing with a new immigration related issue -- driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants.

Fight for the Texas Dream Act Continues

Juan Escalante | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Juan Escalante

The battle of the Texas Dream Act continues. A bill known as SB1819, sponsored by Texas Republican Senators Donna Campbell, Tom Creighton, and Lois Kolkhorst, is headed for the Senate floor to be heard and voted upon.

Undocumented. Unafraid. Queer. Unashamed.

Carlos Padilla | Posted 04.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Carlos Padilla

The release of one or two detainees out of detention is not enough. We must challenge the system itself. We need solidarity for those in our community, as well as for those who are not undocumented or LGBTQ.

Undocumented at Harvard: Grieving Across Borders

Lisette Candia | Posted 02.08.2015 | College
Lisette Candia

As an undocumented individual I constantly exist in two worlds, only one of which recognizes me as a citizen.

Immigration Is Personal to Latino Voters

National Council of La Raza | Posted 12.16.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

The directive from Latino voters is clear: Reform the immigration system and do it quickly. Lives are hanging in the balance and Latino voters won't forget who has helped our community.

On Publishing a First Memoir

Daisy Hernandez | Posted 12.15.2014 | Latino Voices
Daisy Hernandez

When people hear me say that I grew up in two worlds, they think I mean white and Latino. Most of the time, I mean a world with power and one without it. I mean the lady who approved people for WIC and the women who actually needed the cheese and leche.

Obama's Immigration Announcement and What's Next

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

While many on the right are already decrying our "imperial President" on his recent action, the truth of the matter is that he had to act.

Jose Antonio Vargas' Film 'Documented' To Air On CNN Sunday

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media

CNN will air "Documented," a film documenting journalist Jose Antonio Vargas' experience as an undocumented immigrant, on Sunday. Vargas, a Pulitz...

Senator Kelly Ayotte Proposes Tax Hike Targeting 4 Million Low-Income Latino Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Ayotte's measure would only impact the undocumented immigrant community, a supposedly powerless, forlorn group that cannot respond to direct attacks from self-interested politicians and their right-wing sponsors.

Dreamers Loyal to Our Communities, Not Political Parties

Cesar Vargas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

It is quite easy to only blame Republicans for the lack of action on immigration. However, to challenge both parties to provide solutions to the country's pressing problems is the mark of an American conscious of our privileges and responsibilities.

Hundreds of Immigrants Are Wrongfully Detained Inside the Inhumane El Paso Detention Center

Ju Hong | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Ju Hong

The president should hear the message loud and clear now: deportations need to stop, and he has the power to do it.

Facebook, LinkedIn and an Immigration Hackathon

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Right now, the future for the Undoculife team is still quite uncertain.

This App Demonstrates What It's Like To Be Undocumented

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 11.23.2013 | Latino Voices

When Erick Garcia first talked to VOXXI two weeks ago about participating in a hackathon hosted by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s advocacy group FWD...

Zach Carter

Marco Rubio Rewrites Government Shutdown History

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday attempted to distance himself from the government shutdown strategy he and other potential GOP presi...

WATCH: How This Undocumented Immigrant Became A Heart Surgeon

VOXXI | Eduardo Stanley | Posted 09.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Harold Fernandez’s life could looks like one of the million of stories of immigrants in this country. His story is about perseverance, vision, dedic...

An Immigrant's Life, Defined

Tolu Olubunmi | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Tolu Olubunmi

As an undocumented immigrant living in America, I've always refused to be defined -- or confined -- by my immigration status. I am so much more than just an immigrant.

Memo to the U.S. Senate: America Is Ready for Immigration Reform

David Leopold | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

My optimism is based less on confluence of political interests than it is the American people. I see an understanding for why immigration reform is necessary around Ohio and the country.

Spotlight on Hidden Immigrant Struggles

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Originally published by The Progressive. Last Monday evening, in a small dark theater space on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a group of young peopl...

Why I Share My Status as an Undocumented Asian-American Youth

Hong Mei Pang | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Hong Mei Pang

I finally understood -- that the core of the American Dream exceeds the cliché of pulling oneself up by the bootstrap; it requires that we forge a multi-faceted community that reaches out to those in need.

Young Immigrants Torn Between Their Futures And Their Families

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Student Carlos Hernandez-Martinez in the "Dream Resource Center," part of the Undocumented Student Program at UC Berkeley. Photo Credit:...