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Loving Couples Forced to Make Impossible Choices

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.04.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Too many American citizens are having their families torn apart without hope for a better future.

Hanging in the Balance: Stories of Aspiring Americans

National Council of La Raza | Posted 09.03.2014 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Too many children and families live in fear of losing their loved ones because of our broken immigration system.

Is Visa Waiver Program a Pipeline for Terrorism?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.

Beating the Heat before Central Air

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 08.15.2014 | Technology
Minnesota Historical Society

How does one beat the dog days of August? It's easy! Open your Westinghouse refrigerator, prop a fan in front of it, and let the cool air do the r...

Activists Ask New York Mayor To Stop Detaining Immigrants For ICE

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.20.2014 | Latino Voices

A group of immigrant rights activists called on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, in an open letter published this week, to use his executive author...

Dear President Obama: Secure The Border Now Or Risk Civil War

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

As any grade-schooler, let alone a graduate of Harvard Law School, knows, the first job of a US President is to protect the homeland. Nothing comes ...

Murrieta Immigration Protests Were Unfortunate, Unnecessary

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

The Murrieta protests were a shameful, sickening display of anti-immigrant sentiment. Such vigilante behavior and vitriol are out of sync with American values, and have no place in a civil society.

Elise Foley

Los Angeles Stops Holding Immigrants For Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti dealt another blow on Monday to the Obama administration's deportation programs, saying city police will...

Immigration Advocates Hopeful About Utah Mother's Delayed Deportation

AP | Posted 07.07.2014 | Latino Voices

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Activists are pointing to the delayed deportation of a Utah mother and her children as the kind of compassion they hope Presid...

6 Ways To Instantly Make Better Cocktails At Home

Food52 | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Food52

Let's face it: The drinks you make at home may not be as good as the drinks you get in your favorite cocktail bar.

Elise Foley

Deportation Separated Thousands Of U.S.-Born Children From Parents In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement last year carried out more than 72,000 deportations of parents who said they had U.S.-born children,...

Thinking of You, Dad

Lynda Freeman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Lynda Freeman

As Father's Day approaches my thoughts turn to my dad. He passed away more than a decade ago at the age of 89. Dad was born in a village in Poland, the son of poor peasants who made their living peddling household goods.

Oregon Ruling Spurs Halt On Immigration Detainers

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail wi...

Nature Photographer James Balog Honored

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

The cameraman featured in the Oscar-nominated film Chasing Ice has captured a lot more than ice with his lens.

Elise Foley

Young Mexican Men Were Most Likely To Be Deported In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A majority of the immigrants who were deported last year were Mexican citizens, male and in their twenties or thirties, according to a r...

Legal Groups Sue ICE Claiming Retaliation For Hunger Strikes

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 04.04.2014 | Latino Voices

SEATTLE (AP) — Two legal groups are suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying it is retaliating against immigrant hunger strikers at a ...

The Great Lakes Are Even More Beautiful When They're Frozen

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

Spring might be around the corner, but the Great Lakes' historic freeze has led to some of the most spectacular scenes from this winter. Last Thur...

Elise Foley

House GOP Members Push To End Immigrant Protection Position

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to end a government position that works to protect immigrants going ...

The 10 Most Ridiculous Ice Cube Trays Ever Made

Posted 02.21.2014 | Taste

It's time we all have a little more fun with our ice.

Fears and Tears: Halfpipe Bobsled and Other Olympic Sports NBC Would Love

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Brandt Goldstein

Get four big dudes who can really sprint, cram them into one of those 12-foot-long space shuttles, and let's see if they can do a Double McTwist 1260 at 80 mph.

Dad Narrates 6 Minutes Of Kids Slipping On Ice

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

If you're a dad waiting to pick up your child from school and happen to observe student after student slipping on the same patch of ice in the midst o...

LA's Cold Spell

Myra Demeter | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

There was no transportation provided to schoolchildren and I had to walk to school in all types of weather. I wore knee socks with my skirts, but it didn't prevent the bitter cold from invading me as I walked those 15 blocks to junior high.

Art Makes Environmental Change Real

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

Apparently, scientific information, no matter how solid, is unable to persuade a good many people of the reality of climate change. At the same time we're finding that less objective (and less scientifically valid) types of information can affect people's views.

ICE To Limit Shackling In Immigration Court

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities would limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges under a proposed settlem...

The Benefits of Running in Subzero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.