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Senator Kelly Ayotte Proposes Tax Hike Targeting 4 Million Low-Income Latino Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Ayotte's measure would only impact the undocumented immigrant community, a supposedly powerless, forlorn group that cannot respond to direct attacks from self-interested politicians and their right-wing sponsors.

Dreamers Loyal to Our Communities, Not Political Parties

Cesar Vargas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

It is quite easy to only blame Republicans for the lack of action on immigration. However, to challenge both parties to provide solutions to the country's pressing problems is the mark of an American conscious of our privileges and responsibilities.

Hundreds of Immigrants Are Wrongfully Detained Inside the Inhumane El Paso Detention Center

Ju Hong | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Ju Hong

The president should hear the message loud and clear now: deportations need to stop, and he has the power to do it.

Facebook, LinkedIn and an Immigration Hackathon

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Right now, the future for the Undoculife team is still quite uncertain.

This App Demonstrates What It's Like To Be Undocumented

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 11.23.2013 | Latino Voices

When Erick Garcia first talked to VOXXI two weeks ago about participating in a hackathon hosted by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s advocacy group FWD...

Zach Carter

Marco Rubio Rewrites Government Shutdown History

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Sunday attempted to distance himself from the government shutdown strategy he and other potential GOP presi...

WATCH: How This Undocumented Immigrant Became A Heart Surgeon

VOXXI | Eduardo Stanley | Posted 09.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Harold Fernandez’s life could looks like one of the million of stories of immigrants in this country. His story is about perseverance, vision, dedic...

An Immigrant's Life, Defined

Tolu Olubunmi | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Tolu Olubunmi

As an undocumented immigrant living in America, I've always refused to be defined -- or confined -- by my immigration status. I am so much more than just an immigrant.

Memo to the U.S. Senate: America Is Ready for Immigration Reform

David Leopold | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
David Leopold

My optimism is based less on confluence of political interests than it is the American people. I see an understanding for why immigration reform is necessary around Ohio and the country.

Spotlight on Hidden Immigrant Struggles

Michelle Chen | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Originally published by The Progressive. Last Monday evening, in a small dark theater space on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a group of young people ...

Why I Share My Status as an Undocumented Asian-American Youth

Hong Mei Pang | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Hong Mei Pang

I finally understood -- that the core of the American Dream exceeds the cliché of pulling oneself up by the bootstrap; it requires that we forge a multi-faceted community that reaches out to those in need.

Young Immigrants Torn Between Their Futures And Their Families

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Student Carlos Hernandez-Martinez in the "Dream Resource Center," part of the Undocumented Student Program at UC Berkeley. Photo Credit:...

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.

The Link Between Gay, Undocumented and Women Organizers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The Undocuqueer movement has been finding traction as many Latino organizers who are gay conveniently inhabit two important political networks, both of which have serious axes to grind for Republicans.

The Right Thing To Do

Prerna Lal | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Prerna Lal

We have won a tiny victory -- a simple reprieve -- but the war is far from over. My own personal thoughts go out to everyone who has aged out, everyone the Obama administration has deported ruthlessly, everyone who has grown tired of waiting.

Study: Undocumented Workers Have 'Negligible Impact' On Wages

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Hear that? That's the sound of holes being poked in one of the most common arguments for pushing undocumented workers out of America. Undocumented ...

Undocumented Immigrant Wins Lottery Ticket Lawsuit

Posted 03.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Almost two years after he bought a winning lottery ticket and gave it to his boss to cash for fear of being exposed as an undocumented immigrant, Jose...

WATCH: An App To Help Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 03.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In the state that signed into law the country's most controversial and stringent immigration measure, SB-1070 in 2010, a new smartphone app is under w...

Winning Lottery Ticket Stolen From Undocumented Immigrant

Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

An unusual trial opened this week at Judge Goerge F. Nunn’s courtroom in the Houston County Superior Court in Warner Robins, Georgia. A man sued ...

Separated Couple Awaits Immigration Law Change

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 03.06.2012 | Latino Voices

TIJUANA, Mexico -- Agustin Portillo checks the oil in his wife's car, stores her luggage in her trunk and then drives her from his tiny apartment in T...

Call Them 'Unauthorized'

Dan Kowalski | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

The only thing that matters is whether, and when, we enact meaningful, and comprehensive, immigration reform. Toward that end, let's use language that's helpful rather than harmful.

Reid Hits Back Against GOP Measure Targeting Marginalized Group

Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Republicans are looking to deny child tax credits to undocumented immigrants--refund checks av...

New Mexico Immigrant License Access Data Points To Fraud

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA FE, N.M. -- An Associated Press investigation has found that addresses of dozens of the same businesses and homes across New Mexico were used ov...

The Latino Vote Could Be A Mirage For Republicans

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

Until this week, it seemed that Latinos were invisible in the Republican presidential campaign. Candidates spoke to an almost entirely white electorate, ignoring a topic crucial and distinctive for Hispanics, that of immigration, which surfaced only marginally and with negative connotations.

Border Patrol To Toughen Policy

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 03.18.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Border Patrol is moving to halt a revolving-door policy of sending migrants back to Mexico without any punishment. The age...