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Undocumented. Unafraid. Queer. Unashamed.

Carlos Padilla | Posted 02.12.2015 | 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 | 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:...

Truth in Labelling

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media
Brian Rooney

The Associated Press, one of the world's largest news outlets, announced that it would no longer use "illegal immigrant" in its copy.

The Link Between Gay, Undocumented and Women Organizers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The Undocuqueer movement has been finding traction as many Latino organizers who are gay conveniently inhabit two important political networks, both of which have serious axes to grind for Republicans.

The Right Thing To Do

Prerna Lal | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Prerna Lal

We have won a tiny victory -- a simple reprieve -- but the war is far from over. My own personal thoughts go out to everyone who has aged out, everyone the Obama administration has deported ruthlessly, everyone who has grown tired of waiting.

Study: Undocumented Workers Have 'Negligible Impact' On Wages

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Hear that? That's the sound of holes being poked in one of the most common arguments for pushing undocumented workers out of America. Undocumented ...

Undocumented Immigrant Wins Lottery Ticket Lawsuit

Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Almost two years after he bought a winning lottery ticket and gave it to his boss to cash for fear of being exposed as an undocumented immigrant, Jose...

WATCH: An App To Help Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 03.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In the state that signed into law the country's most controversial and stringent immigration measure, SB-1070 in 2010, a new smartphone app is under w...

Winning Lottery Ticket Stolen From Undocumented Immigrant

Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

An unusual trial opened this week at Judge Goerge F. Nunn’s courtroom in the Houston County Superior Court in Warner Robins, Georgia. A man sued ...