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Immigrant Detention Center In New Mexico Criticized As 'Deportation Mill'

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 10.06.2014 | Latino Voices

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Trailers have been set up for a school at a federal immigration detention center in an isolated New Mexico desert town. A baske...

Mexico To Increase Railroad Surveillance In Hopes Of Deterring Immigrants

AP | Posted 08.26.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal official says the government plans to improve railway surveillance and increase the speed of northbound trains ...

White House Says 'Most' Children At The Border Will Be Sent Home

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that most unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border are unlikely to qualify for humani...

Mexican Immigrant Seeks Refuge From 'Voluntary Deportation'

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2014 | Latino Voices

By Paul Ingram TUCSON, Ariz., May 14 (Reuters) - A Mexican immigrant who has lived illegally in the United States for more than a deca...

Immigrant Youth Activists Turn Heat Up On Democrats

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant youth activists called on leading Senate Democrats on Tuesday to demand that President Barack Obama order a halt to most...

How One Girl's Journey To The Vatican Helped Free Her Father From Immigration Detention

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 03.29.2014 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, ...

Last Hunger Strikers At Detention Center Eat Breakfast

AP | Posted 03.14.2014 | Latino Voices

SEATTLE (AP) — After six days of refusing food, the last four immigrants on a hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma have eaten a...

Hundreds Of Immigrant Detainees Go On Hunger Strike

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2014 | Latino Voices

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wa., March 8 (Reuters) - Hundreds of detainees at an immigration holding center in Tacoma have gone on h...

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 Life Changing Temporary Work VIsa

USA Today | Posted 09.24.2013 | Latino Voices

Eren Sanchez said since receiving a temporary work visa in July she feels like Dorothy in the movie "The Wizard of Oz." She's seeing the world in c...

Blumenthal: 'Family Reunification Is A Priority'

VOXXI | Angela Millan-Epstein | Posted 09.22.2013 | Latino Voices

For Senator Richard Blumenthal, Latinos are no different; they are Americans and must be treated as such. The Connecticut Senator rejects any stereoty...

One Year Into Deferred Action

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 08.16.2013 | Latino Voices

One year after undocumented youth began applying for the deferred action program that grants them a two-year reprieve from deportation and work author...

They're Out!

AP | Posted 08.08.2013 | Latino Voices

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nine activists arrested after attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. in protest of American immigration policy were...

Immigration Advocates Turn Up The Heat

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 08.02.2013 | Latino Voices

When House Republicans go home at the end of this week for the month-long summer recess, they will be greeted by immigration reform supporters who wil...

Did the DREAM 9 Push It Too Far?

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.27.2013 | Latino Voices

A campaign calling for the release of nine Dreamers who left the United Sates and were arrested nearly a week ago when they tried to re-enter the coun...

Ann Coulter's Terrible Math

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Someone get this pundit a calculator. Rightwing columnist/professional “amnesty”-hater Ann Coulter continued to rail against the possibili...

Poll Reveals Obvious Issue That Republicans Continue To Ignore

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2013 | Latino Voices

Those who’ve been saying immigration reform insults Latino voters should take a look at this poll. A poll of Hispanic voters released Monday by ...

Michael McAuliff

Dreamer: 'All My Life I've Lived In Fear'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A year ago, President Barack Obama lifted a veil from hundreds of thousands of people whose parents brought them to the U.S. without do...

Report Details Alleged Mistreatment At Broward Immigration Detention Center

Sun Sentinel | Ariel Barkhurst | Posted 06.30.2013 | Miami

A report released Monday by Americans for Immigrant Justice details alleged mistreatment and policy violations inside the Broward Transition Center in...

What The Immigration Bill Wants From Immigrants

The New York Times | Posted 04.12.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The sweeping immigration bill that a bipartisan group of senators is preparing will include a major new merit-based program for foreign...

Roque Planas

The U.S. Will One Day Beg Mexico For Immigrants, Expert Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 04.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Those concerned about the 11.1 million undocumented immigrants who come to the United States from around the world may one day miss a time when the U....

PHOTOS: Thousands March For Immigration Reform

Posted 04.07.2013 | Miami

Saturday thousands marched through Miami's Little Havana neighborhood and Downtown, imploring Congress to pass immigration reform with a real and incl...

Immigration Reform Explained

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 04.06.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. And this may be the week ...

Business, Labor Get Deal On Worker Program, Source Says

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Big business and labor have struck a deal on a new low-skilled worker program, removing the biggest hurdle to completion of sweepin...

7 Reasons Republicans Should LOVE Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2013 | Latino Voices

Republican senator Rand Paul is embracing a pathway to citizenship. A panel at CPAC last week eschewed the term “illegal immigrant” in favor o...