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My Letter To Michelle Obama: From One Mother To Another, Help My Immigrant Family

Patricia Guillen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Patricia Guillen

We have many things in common, however, there is a major difference between us: I have been refused the right to raise my children with my husband, their father, at my side.

SCOTUS Decision Could Open The Door To Harsh Immigration Laws Elsewhere

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision not to review a Nebraska city's ordinance that bans renting homes to immigrants living in the...

This Is How ALL Border Patrol Traffic Stops Should Go

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

Wouldn't it be nice if border patrol checkpoints went like this? In an informative comedy sketch, ReasonTV explored the idea of how a well-informe...

Elise Foley

GOP Reveals Immigration Reform Principles

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- House Republican leaders laid out their long-awaited immigration reform principles on Thursday to the GOP conference, suggesting a b...

Yet Another American Dream Left Unfulfilled

Ketaki Desai | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Ketaki Desai

Every year thousands of students from all over the world make their way to American universities. Most of them come with the hope of achieving the American dream. Our story started out on a similar note.

5 Immigration Laws Passed During Election Years

Center For American Progress | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Over the past few months, we have seen a slew of news stories predicting what will happen with immigration reform in 2014, after the Senate passed a s...

Business Lobby Seeks Major Push On Immigration

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of the US Chamber of Commerce says the nation's biggest business lobby intends to "pull out all the stops" to pass a...

Immigration Laws Should Reflect Our Values, Not Politics Or Fears

Sr. Simone Campbell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sr. Simone Campbell

As Americans who find joy in our family heritages and faith traditions, we really have only one choice: Commonsense immigration reform that makes our entire nation stronger.

Settlement Reached Over Controversial Immigration Law

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama has agreed to settle the remaining challenges over its toughest-in-the-nation crack...

State Expands Ban Denying Driver's Licenses

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

(Adds ban includes Liberian immigrants granted relief from deportation, paragraph 11) By Tim Gaynor PHOENIX, Sept 18 (R...

Key Issue Sees Rising Attention In 2013

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

By Lisa Maria Garza Sept 11 (Reuters) - The number of immigration-related laws passed by U.S. states rebounded sharply in the first ha...

Nebraska City's Contentious Immigration Law Legal, According To Federal Panel

AP | MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — A federal appeals panel on Friday upheld an eastern Nebraska city's ban on renting to people who aren't in the U.S. legally, openi...

Activists: Hey Congress! 'Stop Talking, And Start Acting'

AP | LAUREN GAMBINO | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. — As Congress debates the first national immigration overhaul in decades, a state-level push advancing rights for people in the U.S....

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.

Court Asked To Block Portion Of Contentious Brewer Law

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for the federal government say a section of Arizona's 2010 immigration law that prohibits "harbor...

Supreme Court Will Revisit The Voting Rights Act

VOXXI | Raisa Camargo | Posted 12.28.2012 | Latino Voices

The New Year is likely to amass a wave of issues that will affect Latinos including a pending case in the Supreme Court that revisits a key provision ...

Grocery Chain Facing Federal Audit: We 'Depend On Immigrants To Survive'

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two decades ago, Mi Pueblo Food Center began modestly as a small butcher shop run by an illegal immigrant. Now, the supermarke...

Arizona Immigration Law Spurs Education Campaign

AP | PAUL DAVENPORT and FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX — A day after the most contentious provision of Arizona's immigration law took effect, rallies were held around Phoenix to protest the m...

Multiple Myths and the Struggle for Political Truth

Paul Stoller | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Stoller

It explains misfortune and reduces the pain of daily life. By the same token it also opens the door to political abuse, demagoguery, and a future of political regret.

Elise Foley

Immigration Laws Passed Less Frequently In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a recent climb, the number of immigration bills and resolutions passed by state legislatures fell significantly in the first half ...

States Scale Back Immigration Enforcement Efforts After Legal Problems

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

* Decline attributed to pending litigation * Budget issues, redistricting bigger priorities this year By Tim Gaynor ...

Take It To The Bank: Helping Young Aspiring Citizens Will Boost Our Economy

Ali Noorani | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Ali Noorani

We've seen enough barriers from Congress. The administration's temporary action should inspire a bipartisan effort to create a permanent immigration process that adheres to our values of equality and hard work. Our economy deserves nothing less.

Harvest Empire

Wendy Thompson-Marquez | Posted 08.13.2012 | DC
Wendy Thompson-Marquez

A growing anti-immigrant movement has succeeded in polarizing communities across the country, tapping into fears about falling incomes and demographic diversity.

A Look At How Congress Has Dealt With Immigration

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

-- A look at how Congress has dealt with immigration in the past 25 years: 1986: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 both tightens cont...

New Law Could Outlaw Foreign Passports As Acceptable ID

Posted 03.28.2012 | Latino Voices

They have been beaten time and time again in federal courts. And they still insist. Republican-majority Legislatures in several states continue...