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Roque Planas

Here's An Immigrant Imprisonment Program That Obama Could Stop Without Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 06.03.2014 | Latino Voices

Last month, in the face of growing pressure from immigrant rights activists, Hispanic politicians and Democratic allies, President Barack Obama ordere...

Obama: Tacos And Tequila Are 'Not Punishment'

Posted 03.24.2014 | Latino Voices

The World Cup has a way of bringing out the patriot in most people. So when President Barack Obama spoke with Univision’s radio program "El Bueno, L...

Why Is the Federal Government Orphaning Children?

Gordon Whitman | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics
Gordon Whitman

It is still the case that less than 15 percent of immigration detentions are of people who pose a threat to public safety, the people ICE says it is prioritizing. The consequence for American families is devastating

5 Things To Know About Executive Orders

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has a new go-it-alone strategy: When Congress blocks his way, the president says he plans to act on his own...

Danielle Schlanger

House Democrats Call To End Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight House Democrats called Wednesday for the president to halt the deportation of undocumented immigrants and stop separating families...

Howard Fineman

Obama Failing Heart Of Immigration Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For President Barack Obama, immigration reform can't come soon enough. His political brand is all about inclusivity and civil rights. Ye...

Elise Foley

Families Continue To Be Separated As Immigration Talks Move Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Brenda Guzman-Sandoval, a married mother of five U.S. citizens, was deported earlier this month after advocacy efforts to keep her in th...

Elise Foley

Obama Could Hit Massive Deportation Toll

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers debate the Obama administration's commitment to immigration enforcement, a report released last week shows that 2 million p...

WATCH: Boy Receives Horrible, Ironic News On Day Of Obama Immigration Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.30.2013 | Latino Voices

President Barack Obama's speech calling for Congress to push forward with immigration reform on Tuesday in Las Vegas was great news for many. But f...

Elise Foley

The Road Forward: A New Way Forward On Immigration Reform?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two categories of numbers define President Barack Obama's handling of immigration policy -- and the challenge he faces on this incendiar...

The Immigrant Vote and the Republican Party: Language Is Not the Issue

Donald Kerwin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Donald Kerwin

To win a substantial share of the immigrant and minority vote, better messaging will not suffice. The Republican Party will need to embrace Bush's vision in word, but mostly in deed.

Elise Foley

House Republicans Make Puzzling Accusation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee unleashed its latest attack Friday on the Obama administration for its immigration enforcement: a claim th...

Elise Foley

Thousands Apply For Deferred Action Immigration Waiver On First Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Nayeli Manzano, a 16-year-old undocumented immigrant, woke at midnight Wednesday after about an hour of sleep. A friend had called, saying ...

Elise Foley

Steve King To Janet Napolitano: See You In Litigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) thanked Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Thursday for making her first appearance bef...

Will Obama Unclog California?

| Ryan Gabrielson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Ryan Gabrielson California’s clogged immigration courts are likely to receive relief ...

Immigration Isn't Most Important Issue For Latino Voters: Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Latino voters count immigration as the third most important issue, behind health care and unemployment, according to a poll out on Monday from Gallup....

Marco Rubio, Clarence Thomas, and Immigration

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Marcus Bright

Why should Obama's declaration matter if Rubio's genuine objective is to improve the lives of many undocumented immigrants through more comprehensive immigration reforms?

Janell Ross

Deported Parents Lose Custody Of Kids In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.20.2012 | Latino Voices

On Aug. 10, a traveling judge will take the bench in an Alleghany County, N.C. courtroom and, before the day is over, decide the fate of three childre...

Deporting Students: Who Are We Helping?

Kaitlyn Ridel | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Kaitlyn Ridel

This decision comes during election time and is three years too late, but it also comes at a time where it is evident Congress is unable to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

Elise Foley

Disappointed Democrats Fight Obama On Immigration -- And Campaign For Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), one of President Barack Obama's most vocal critics on immigration, was sitting at dinner with his family a...

BREAKING: ICE To Suspend Over 16,000 Deportations

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Immigration officials have offered to shelve 7.5 percent of deportation cases under a massive review of the backlogged U.S. syste...

Immigration Activists Rally Against Planned Detention Center

Posted 03.31.2012 | Chicago

Some 30 people on Friday kicked off a three-day march from Chicago's Little Village neighborhood to south suburban Crete, the site of a proposed deten...

Elise Foley

Thousands Of Parents Deported By ICE

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the first half of 2011 alone, nearly 46,500 parents of U.S.-born children were forced to leave the country, according to a report rel...

Elise Foley

DHS Expanding Deportation Reviews To 4 More Cities

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.30.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security will begin to close deportation cases in Seattle, Detroit, New Orleans and Orlando after it temporar...

Gabriel Lerner

How Many People Have Really Been Deported Under Obama?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Many Latinos are critical of President Barack Obama's occasional championing of undocumented immigrant deportation, believing that Obama has broken h...