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New Mexico Lawmakers Take Governor To Court Over Harsh Immigration Law

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Four state legislators and a Silver City woman asked a judge Wednesday to stop Gov. Susana Martinez's administration from tryin...

Obama Administration Challenges Alabama Immigration Law In Court

AP | By BOB JOHNSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Lawyers for the federal government and for a coalition of civil rights groups asked a federal judge Wednesday to block a new ...

Federal Judge Is Set To Hear Arguments From Birmingham Latinos

Posted 10.24.2011 | Latino Voices

Fox News Latino As a federal judge is set to hear arguments in Birmingham from Latinos, religious leaders and other opponents of a new immigratio...

Jorge Luis Macias

Immigration Activists Call For End Of Secure Communities Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Jorge Luis Macias | Posted 10.18.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- On Thursday, the Obama administration announced the Department of Homeland Security would begin a case-by-case review of 300,000 deport...

Elise Foley

Officials Change Deportation Policy, Allowing Some To Stay

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced on Thursday it will do a case-by-case review of deportations, allowing many undocumented immigrants w...

Many Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Facing Deportation Will Stay In U.S.

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 10.18.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow many illegal immigrants facing deportation the chance to stay in this country ...

A Record as Straight as Immigration Reform's Broken Promise

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

If there were any doubts the administration is feeling the heat over their unstated approval of more than a million deportations, none exist now.

Elise Foley

Latinos To Obama: Change On Immigration Or Else

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Some Latinos around the country rallied on Tuesday against the White House's deportation policies, attempting to send a message to Presi...

Alabama's Hispanic Students Back To School Despite Immigration Crackdown

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Educators say Alabama's tough new crackdown on illegal immigrants isn't keeping Hispanic parents from sending their children to sc...

Amtrak And Greyhound, New Target For Border Patrol Agents

Miami Herald | Posted 10.15.2011 | Latino Voices

Immigration searches on public transportation sites are not well publicized. Border patrol agents generally protect the border or coastline. But, Stev...

Yolanda González Gómez

Gen. Zapata's Grandson, An Undocumented Busboy In Texas

HuffingtonPost.com | Yolanda González Gómez | Posted 10.11.2011 | Latino Voices

DALLAS, Texas - Gen. Emiliano Zapata, the legendary military commander of the Mexican Revolution, is still revered to this day for the ideals and pri...

Far Right Questions Rick Perry On Immigration

AP | By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices

McALLEN, Texas -- For all of his rock-solid conservative credentials, Texas Gov. Rick Perry may have an Achilles' heel: immigration. Perry will undou...

Maple Wars: America Home to Millions of Undocumented Canadians

Tony Phillips | Posted 10.02.2011 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

MISSOULA, MONTANA - There is a hidden America. In this nation of plenty in which fly the banners of so many a proud heritage, a country rich in variet...

Why I Got Arrested for Protesting Obama's Deportation Policy

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

I am a strong supporter of President Obama. But the deportation policies Senator Obama once described as "terrorizing communities" have not changed significantly. I cannot sit quietly and wait.

Alabama Immigration Law Won't Keep Kids Out Of School

AP | By JIM VAN ANGLEN | Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Officials say the state's tough new immigration law won't prevent any child – including illegal immigrants – from enro...

Even With College Degrees, Undocumented Face Low-Skill Jobs: Report

| Erica Perez | Posted 09.26.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Erica Perez In the same week that California opened up some financial aid for illegal ...

Thousands of Migrant Kids Trapped Inside the World's Border Politics

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Each year, thousands of these "unaccompanied minors" risk their lives to slip through the gates, and end up falling through the cracks.

California Governor Signs Dream Act, Undocumented Immigrants Eligible For Financial Aid

Posted 09.24.2011 | Education

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that allows college students who entered the United States illegally to receive limited financial aid...

Civil Rights Groups Take Harsh Immigration Law To Federal Judge

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala - Civil rights groups filed a motion in Alabama on Thursday asking a federal judge to stop what has been called the nation's tough...

Elise Foley

Love Or Country: Americans Married To Immigrants Push For Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

Nazry and Hope Mustakim will celebrate their one-year anniversary on July 31 through a plate of glass. Nazry, a 31-year-old from Singapore who is ...

Churches Lead Opposition To One Of America's Toughest Immigration Laws

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- For some believers and church leaders, opposing Alabama's toughest-in-the-nation law against undocumented immigration is a ch...

WATCH: Congressman: 'I Will Do Anything Short Of Shooting' Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

Politicalwire picked up on a story reported by the San Antonio Express-News featuring Rep. Mo Brooks' (R-Ala.) controversial remarks about undocumente...

Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against Alabama Immigration Law

AP | By BOB JOHNSON | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Civil rights groups sued Friday in federal court to block Alabama's new law cracking down on undocumented immigration, which ...

Controversial Arizona Sheriff To Pay Huge Sum In Racial Profiling Case

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) -- The office of an Arizona sheriff known for his efforts against undocumented immigrants has settled a claim with two men and will pay $...

Elise Foley

WATCH: Luis Gutierrez Urges Obama To Halt Deportation Of DREAMers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez called last week for President Barack Obama to stop deporting undocumented young people, urging him to say, "I'm not...