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Deported U.S. Veterans Turn Border Wall Into Something Cool

El Tecolote | Laura Waxmann | Posted 06.05.2013 | Latino Voices

When Alex Murillo was released at the U.S.-Mexico border right outside of Tijuana in 2011, he was given a little money, a cup of soup and was allowed ...

WATCH: Arianna Talks Immigration On ABC's 'This Week'

Huff TV | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna discussed the need for immigration reform during a roundtable conversation on ABC's 'This Week.' "More people have been deported over the Oba...

The Amazing, Incredible Video Diary of Stephanie Pucheta

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 07.20.2013 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

Stephanie's story is emblematic of the over 25,000 immigrants who apply for family unity waivers each year only to be torn apart by an immigration system that emphasizes blind enforcement policies over sensible and human rights' solutions.

Deported Veterans Want To Return Home

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 04.26.2013 | Latino Voices

Fabian Rebolledo still finds it hard to believe that he may never be allowed to enter the United States, a country he fought for when he served in the...

Elise Foley

Immigration Agency Releases Detainees As Spending Cuts Loom | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement released some people from immigrant detention facilities across the country on Monday in response to...

Elise Foley

Senate Democrats: Immigration System 'Is Not Fair' | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will call for fixing what they call "unnecessarily punitive" aspects of the immigration...

Immigration Reform Must Begin With Moratorium on Deportations and Recognition of Shattered Families

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

While the president's plan included measures to streamline legal immigration and "keep families together," the truth is that the record number of families broken by our flawed immigrant enforcement policy still remains in the shadows of the immigration reform debate.

Deportations Drop Sharply In State Known For Massive Immigration Crackdown

Arizona Daily Star | Perla Trevizo | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

When it comes to deportation, Arizona seems to be bucking the overall national trend. While the number of illegal immigrants deported continues to ...

Family Forced to Abandon the U.S. in Order to Be Together

Joel Medina | Posted 12.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Joel Medina

Although the crime of illegal reentry is punishable by up to twenty years in prison, many undocumented immigrants risk it because their ties to the U.S. are so strong. The most common reason deportees cite for going back is to reunite with their families.

Deportations and Immigration Enforcement: It's Not All Obama's Fault

Laura E. Enriquez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Laura E. Enriquez

If the battle over Arizona's SB-1070 has taught us anything, it is that "immigration policy" is actually a complex, and potentially contradictory, group of policies that are enacted and enforced at local, state, and national levels.

I Can't Help But Take Immigration Seriously

Erika L. Sánchez | Posted 11.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika L. Sánchez

A vote for Mitt Romney, a man who wants to make life so miserable for immigrants that they self-deport, is a vote against my family. Of course I can't help but take immigration issues personally.

U.S.-Born Kids Struggle In Families 'Destroyed' By Deportation

AP | HELEN O'NEILL | Posted 08.25.2012 | Latino Voices

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Alexis Molina was just 10 years old when his mother was abruptly cut out of his life and his carefree childhood unraveled overnight...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Leaves Out Undocumented Graduates | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney said Thursday that the "best and brightest" should be given green cards to stay in the United States after gradu...

Janell Ross

Deported Parents Lose Custody Of Kids In U.S. | Janell Ross | Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three childre...

Elise Foley

House GOP Members Sticks To Guns On DREAM-Style Bill As Rubio Caves | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) planned -- but not actually introduced -- legislation on young undocumented immigrants is almost certainly d...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio May Drop Dream Act-Style Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) may decide not to introduce his planned legislation on undocumented youth in light of President Barack Obama's...

Obama: 'Worse Than Joe Arpaio'?

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

An anti-Obama group hopes to use the president's deportation record to pull away his Hispanic support, beginning in a campaign in Nevada next week. ...

Carlos Harrison

Cousins Mistakenly Swept Up In Sex Trafficking Raid Fight Deportation Order | Carlos Harrison | Posted 05.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Immigration advocates are fighting to block the imminent deportation of two Guatemalan cousins allegedly bloodied and battered when Immigration and Cu...

BREAKING: ICE To Suspend Over 16,000 Deportations

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration officials have offered to shelve 7.5 percent of deportation cases under a massive review of the backlogged U.S. syste...

Gabriel Lerner

How Many People Have Really Been Deported Under Obama? | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Many Latinos are critical of President Barack Obama's occasional championing of undocumented immigrant deportation, believing that Obama has broken h...

L.A. Sorry For Role In Deportation Of Two Million Mexican-Americans

Posted 02.23.2012 | Latino Voices

Anti-immigrant rhetoric like the one displayed by different presidential candidates these days is not new to our country. Decades ago, it was worse. B...

Go Deport Yourself: Romney's "Self-Deportation" Policy Is No Joke

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Raul A. Reyes

Romney might want to stop and consider that his immigration stance is at odds with his faith.

Andrea Long Chavez

DREAM Act Student-Activists Ramp Up Tactics, Risk Deportation For Cause | Andrea Long Chavez | Posted 01.25.2012 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- A pair of college students from Southern California recently walked into a Border Patrol office in Alabama, the state whose immigration...

Kathleen Miles

Lawmaker Proposes Letting Undocumented Immigrants Live And Work Openly In California | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A measure to allow close to one million undocumented immigrants to live and work openly in California without fear of deportation could...

Joaquin Luna's Unfinished Blueprint

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Who was this Joaquin, and why is he the subject of conversation, especially amongst immigrant rights advocates who ask ourselves if we could have done something to prevent his suicide? The answers do not come easily.