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Determination Defined: The Carmen Rodriguez Story

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

The lesson to learn from the "Carmen Rodriguez Story" is that through hard work and dedication you can achieve your personal goals. Though life may hand you obstacles, you can turn them into opportunities.

Can Obama Pardon Undocumented Immigrants and Let Them Stay? Civil War Cases Point the Way

Terry Connelly | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Terry Connelly

Many in Congress and elsewhere would be surprised to learn that undocumented presence of aliens is not a crime under U.S. law.

Desperate Children Are At Our Border Seeking Asylum, Immigration Reform Should Allow Them To Stay

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The petrifying reality that your taxes might go up, or that you might eventually have to pay for someone else's medical care is what keeps you up at night, not the prospect of leaving your home for a better life in some faraway land.

Vacant Walmart May House Children of Illegal Immigrants

Caurie Putnam | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Caurie Putnam

In a stunning news release from Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today, it was revealed a vacant Walmart in an upstate New York suburb is being considered by the federal government to house children of illegal immigrants.

Child Exodus From Central America: This Ain't Just Immigration Anymore

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

More than 1,100 Central American kids are currently being held at a US Customs and Border Protection facility in Nogales, Texas. This number will quickly grow, as more than 400 children are trying to cross the border daily.

Dear Tea Party, Illegal Immigrants Benefit Our Nation. Blocking Reform Hurts Everyone.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Pandering to voters who view illegal immigrants as hurting the economy, sponging off the government, and taking American jobs helped Brat make history. However, the political rhetoric and hyperbole doesn't correlate with the aggregate economic data.

Has NAFTA Benefited Americans?

Michele Nash-Hoff | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Michele Nash-Hoff

By this question, I mean the American people -- not America, our country, nor American corporations. There can be diplomatic benefits to trade agreements, such as strengthening our relationships with countries that are allies in the world's political arena.

Why Was Your Health Insurance Plan Cancelled and Not Upgraded?

Robbie Gennet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

Regardless of your general disposition toward the president, let's make sure your anger isn't just a little bit misguided.

Napolitano Pledges Millions To Aid Students Living In The U.S. Illegally

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she is devoting $5 million to provide speci...

Amidst the Encomiums for His Record-Setting Tenure, It Can Now Be Revealed: Jerry Brown's Only Fatal Vulnerability for Re-Election

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Amidst the plaudits for his record and his new/renewed governorship, California Republicans met over the weekend past in convention to, among other things, discuss what they will try to do next year when Brown runs for re-election, something he has not yet announced.

Poll Reveals Political Leanings Of Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Most undocumented immigrants from Latin America tend to favor Democrats, polling data released Monday by the Pew Hispanic Center says. Some 54 per...

Growing Republican Irrelevance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The Republican Party's refusal to accept the fact that the United States is evolving socially and demographically will drive the party to irrelevance on the national political scene.

The Truth About Undocumented Immigrants And Taxes

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

Allowing undocumented immigrants to work legally in the U.S. would boost their state and local tax contributions by an estimated $2 billion annually, ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senator Complains Of Immigrants' Litter

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mike Lee offered an amendment Thursday to let border patrols skirt federal environmental protections, arguing they need leeway to ...

'Immigration Is Us,' an American Story

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Deepak Chopra

America is an immigrant country, but the American identity isn't an immigrant identity. These two ideas contradict each other.

Elise Foley

Immigrant Who Met Obama: 'You're Dealing With Human Lives'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mehdi Mahraoui, a 22-year-old legal resident, was a child in Morocco, he thought the coolest possible job would be to sell blea...

New York Is the Only Life I've Ever Known

Neriel David Ponce | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Neriel David Ponce

I've made strides in overcoming my depression through working as an activist and with the support of my friends, but I still worry that my dreams remain in jeopardy.

Cartel Towns Prove To Be A Problem

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 05.20.2013 | Latino Voices

MATAMOROS, Mexico -- Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from th...

Why Ted Nugent Should Migrate to Mexico Illegally

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 07.17.2013 | Comedy
Sanjay Sanghoee

By migrating illegally, Ted Nugent is sticking it to Mexico by giving them a taste of their own medicine. Let's see how the Mexicans like it when Ted Nugent tunnels in under the border!

Tips For Undocumented Immigrants

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 04.27.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s not clear whether Congress will approve recently introduced immigration reform legislation, but undocumented immigrants who could qualify for t...

A Few Conclusions Missing

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Given such a sobering approach, a reader could be a little disappointed that after saying "a" authors refrained from spelling out many obvious conclusions.

An Unknown Deportation Process

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 06.23.2013 | Latino Voices

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Days after they were badly hurt in a car accident, Jacinto Cruz and Jose Rodriguez-Saldana lay unconscious in an Iowa hospital whi...

Zach Carter

Rubio: Immigration Reform Will Be Harsher Than Current System

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) suggested Sunday that the bipartisan immigration reform currently being negotiated by eight senators would not...

Obama's Use Of 'Illegal Immigrant'

The Washington Times | Posted 04.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Now that the Associated Press has banned the phrase “illegal immigrants” from the lexicon of all good journalists, some enterprising researchers h...

There Is No Such Thing As An 'Illegal Alien'

David Leopold | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

Yes, you read it correctly. There really is no such thing. And not because the Associated Press announced a long overdue change to its Stylebook yesterday.