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Astoria Characters: The Tamale Lady

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.12.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The Tamale Lady. That's what everyone calls the weary young-old woman who pushes her shopping cart to the middle of the block and sets up on the sidewalk, selling breakfast for $1 and $2.

Obama's Immigration Dilemma

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

But what is pretty clear is that if Obama does act, it is going to help Democrats in the 2016 presidential contest. The whole immigration reform issue is a gigantic trap for Republicans, and they will likely be unable to resist the urge to walk right into it.

Racist Image Proves The Daily Caller's Ignorance

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.04.2013 | Latino Voices

The Daily Caller has got its own ideas about what undocumented immigrants look like. An article published by the conservative publication Monday u...

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.

This Headline Is Long Overdue: Associated Press Drops 'Illegal Immigrant' From Stylebook

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 06.03.2013 | Latino Voices
Ana Garcia-Ashley

Labeling people as illegal dehumanizes the person and it creates a subclass of people. I have always had visceral negative reaction whenever the word is uttered.

Fox News Not Cool With AP Dropping 'Illegal Immigrant'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media

The decision by the Associated Press to stop using the term "illegal immigrant" set off a minor frenzy in the conservative media world. The huge an...

AP Retires Controversial Term

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.02.2013 | Latino Voices

The Associated Press dropped the term “illegal immigrant” from its style guide Tuesday, handing a victory to immigration rights advocates and Lati...

Will The New York Times Stop Using "Illegal Immigrant?"

Michael Calderone | Posted 06.02.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Could the New York Times be next to drop "illegal immigrant?"

AP's Landmark Decision

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Media

The decision by the Associated Press to drop the term "illegal immigrant" could have far-reaching ramifications for the media industry. The AP said...

McCain Defends Use Of 'Illegal' Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) defended the use of the phrase 'illegal' immigrants Monday and refused to drop it from his vocabulary. The Arizona senat...

Why Do Some Journalists Still Use The Term 'Illegal Immigrant?'

VOXXI | Posted 11.13.2012 | Latino Voices

While many media outlets -- including this one -- have barred the use of the term "illegal immigrant," many journalists continue to use the phrase to ...

'Illegal' v. 'Undocumented': Univision Takes On The Times

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Jose Antonio Vargas may have reenergized the debate over whether to use the term “illegal immigrant,” but Univision’s taking it to a whole new l...

'Illegal' Or Undocumented? Pulitzer Prize Winner Restarts Debate

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Jose Antonio Vargas may not have convinced the New York Times or the Associated Press to stop using the term “illegal immigrant,” but he’s resta...

Artist's 'Illegal Superheroes' Address Undocumented Immigration Issue

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

Have you seen Superman -- the superhero, not the movie? If so, you should probably report him to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). After...

New Tuition For Undocumented Begins

Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

A new tuition rate goes into effect for undocumented students at the Metropolitan State College of Denver today. In June, the college's board of t...

Deferred Action: Ok, Now What?

Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Yesterday, while we dug through thousands of tweets throughout the day about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, we noticed a few cautious twe...

State Immigration Laws Lose Popularity, Study Finds

Latino.foxnews.com | Posted 08.06.2012 | Latino Voices

State crackdowns on illegal immigration are going out of style. As court challenges left the most controversial state crackdowns unenforceable, and...

Janell Ross

Undocumented Youth Targeted By New Immigration Scams

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Days after President Barack Obama in June said his administration would grant relief to certain young, undocumented immigrants, a Southern...

Undocumented Immigrants Prove Big Business For Prison Companies

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and GARANCE BURKE | Posted 08.02.2012 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- The U.S. is locking up more undocumented immigrants than ever, generating lucrative profits for the nation's largest prison companies, and an...

Over A Million Undocumented Youth Live In The U.S., Report Says

LatinaLista.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Today in Chicago, Rep. Luis Gutierrez announced the plans for DREAM Relief day events for Illinois undocumented youth to be held on August 15 at the N...

Immigration Activists 'Self-Deport' In Order To Infiltrate Detention Center

Univisionnews.tumblr.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigration activists infiltrated an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Southern Florida to conduct an under...

Cross-Country Bus Tour Urges Undocumented Immigrants To Stand Up For Rights

DenverPost.com | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Esmeralda Garcia recounted the time police pulled her over. It was back in 2009 and her husband sat in the passenger seat. Police asked if he was lega...

WATCH: Love Without Papers

Posted 07.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Love is hard. Love without papers can be even harder, according to an undocumented advice columnist, Angy Rivera. In Rivera's column, Ask Angy, she...

California Attorney General Endorses Undocumented Immigrant

AP | FENIT NIRAPPIL | Posted 07.20.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sergio Garcia completed law school with the help of odd jobs and proceeds from a self-help book. Then he passed the state law exam on...

Janell Ross

Billionaire Former Univision Owner's 'Deplorable' Donations Back Anti-Immigrant Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 07.19.2012 | Latino Voices

Jerry Perenchio, who built a personal fortune as co-owner of the Univision Spanish-language TV network, donated at least $2.5 million to super PACs ba...