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Illegal Alien

Murder Suspect Recently Crossed Border: Cops

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.17.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Guatemalan immigrant accused of killing his girlfriend in Louisiana illegally crossed the Mexican border with his children last ...

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: HIV-Positive Deportations

Marten Weber | Posted 11.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

You think that's fiction? Think again. This happens every day on this planet. According to UNAIDS, there are still 49 countries (50 if you include Taiwan) that impose restrictions on the entry, stay, and residence of people living with HIV based on their HIV status.

Arizona Memo to Journalists / Editors on Immigration: Drop the I-Word.

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media
Jeff Biggers

It's time for the AP -- and all journalists and editors -- to drop the "I-word" and find a decent and more accurate way of framing immigration matters.

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.

Journalist Group Calls For End To Use Of Controversial Terms For Immigrants

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) voted on Tuesday to recommend that newsrooms across the country discontinue using the phrases "illegal a...

Truck Them and Stereotype Them -- It's All Good in Popular Culture

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

The developers of "Smuggle Truck" claim the iPad game attempts to mock our nation's inhumane and impractical immigration laws. Sadly, the effort falls flat.

Deportation Fears Stress Colorado Immigrant Families

Colorado Springs Independent | By Marc Weidenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In past years, Sandra Hernandez, executive director of the Colorado Springs nonprofit Centro de la Familia and a licensed clinical social worker, spe...

The Next Big Push: Immigration Reform

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

We should never lose sight of the plight of illegal aliens, driven by the desire to provide better for their families. But at the same time, they must admit they are in a situation of their own making.

Illegal, But Not Alien

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Juan has the intelligence, dedication, skills, commitment, and caring needed. What he doesn't have is a green card.