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Undocumented Journalist Challenges Media On Immigration Coverage

Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

Jose Antonio Vargas, the journalist who shocked the country when he revealed he was an undocumented immigrant, has challenged the media to cover the d...

Perry's Immigration Strategy Could Draw Key Group Of Voters

AP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT AND LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) MIAMI -- Rick Perry is calling his Republican rivals "heartless" and using ethnically ch...

Elise Foley

Spanish-Language Ads To Target Mandatory E-Verify | Elise Foley | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Spanish-language ads will target Republican congressmen from California for their support of a federal employment eligibility program ca...

Rhode Island OKs In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students

Posted 11.27.2011 | College

Undocumented high school students graduating from Rhode Island schools will be able to take advantage of the state's in-state tuition program beginnin...

Rhode Island OKs In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students

Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

Undocumented high school students graduating from Rhode Island schools will be able to take advantage of the state's in-state tuition program beginnin...

The Double Jeopardy of Being an LGBT Immigrant

Elena Quintana | Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago
Elena Quintana

Now that same-sex civil unions are legal (and in some states, same-sex marriage), the legal protections for undocumented spouses or civil union partners are called into question.

Elise Foley

Rick Perry Defends Immigration Stance: 'I Don't Think You Have A Heart' | Elise Foley | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry went on the defense on the topic of immigration during the Republican debate Thursday night, but stood behind his support for a bill that p...

Elise Foley

Republican E-Verify Bill Faces Growing Internal Opposition | Elise Foley | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Republican bill that would require businesses to screen for undocumented immigrants is facing a growing bloc of opposition -- ev...

Elise Foley

Rick Perry Faces Backlash Over In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopefuls sparred in a Monday evening debate over immigration, with candidates piling onto Texas Gov. Rick Perry ...

Alexander Eichler

Former WTC Restaurant Employees Unite | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

On Sept. 8, 2001, Sekou Siby was playing soccer on a field in Queens with several of his co-workers. At that time, Siby was a line cook and chef who s...

Immigration is Not Charity

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 11.09.2011 | Latino Voices
Alex Nowrasteh

Immigration benefits both sides. It is neither a zero-sum game nor charity for poor foreigners. The government should get out of the way and let Americans and immigrants work together to each other's benefit.

President Obama's Very Legal Move on Immigration

Mary Giovagnoli | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Mary Giovagnoli

DHS's recent announcement on enforcement priorities suggests that the agency, along with the Department of Justice, is serious about trying to target those persons who pose a threat to public safety.

GOP Gov Behind Anti-Immigrant Legislation Admits Grandparents Were Undocumented

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, who has drawn national attention and criticism from im...

Elise Foley

GOP Candidates Talk Immigration In Debate | Elise Foley | Posted 11.08.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidates spent 10 minutes talking about immigration during the Wednesday debate, finally speaking out on an is...

Dave Jamieson

AFL-CIO Goes To Bat For Undocumented Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The country’s largest trade union came out in defense of undocumented workers on Thursday, criticizing a recent ruling by the federal ...

Jordan Howard

Maine GOP Chair Accuses Canadian College Students Of Voter Fraud | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster has been coming under fire in recent days for his allegation that more than 200 college ...

Despite Drop in Migrant Deaths, Recent Disappearances in Arizona Speak to Unresolved Problem

Ted Hesson | Posted 11.02.2011 | Impact
Ted Hesson

It's not uncommon for migrants to undergo deportation and immediately begin planning a return trip to the U.S., driven by economic necessity and familial ties. Despite the awful risks, people continue to cross.

Jose Antonio Vargas: A DREAM Act Deferred?

| Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation’s The Learning Curve blog. Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American founder and former journalist fo...

Elise Foley

Janet Napolitano Predicts 'Very Robust' Deportation | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, defended the administration's new deportation policy on Tuesday, say...

Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones, But 'Illegal'?

Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

Welcome to the first installment of Vistas, a regular feature of HuffPost LatinoVoices whereby we will ask prominent Latino thinkers and doers for th...

Cristina Costantini

First Deportation Cases To Benefit From New Immigration Policy | Cristina Costantini | Posted 10.26.2011 | Latino Voices

One week after its announcement by Homeland Security, two young men in Georgia were two of the first apparent beneficiaries of a new policy aimed at m...

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 | 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...