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U.S. Has No Plans for Leniency With Unaccompanied Migrant Children

U.S. Has No Plans for Leniency With Unaccompanied Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on June 20 2014, 3:39PM

The Obama administration is picking up the pace on processing and deporting newly arrived migrants.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

by Jamilah King on June 17 2014, 4:43PM

Momo Chang revisits the main characters from “Kelly Loves Tony.”

Topics: Culture

Why Are So Many Unaccompanied Minors Fleeing Central America for the U.S.?

Why Are So Many Unaccompanied Minors Fleeing Central America for the U.S.?

by Julianne Hing on June 6 2014, 4:06PM

Three of the prevailing theories as to why some 47,000 unaccompanied youth have arriving from Latin America since November.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 12:40PM

Georgia ranks eighth in country for the size of its immigrant population, up from 16th in 1990.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

Number of Immigrant Youth Left Alone in the U.S. on the Rise

by Von Diaz on November 8 2013, 9:24AM

The number of unaccompanied immigrant minors in the U.S. has tripled in the last five years under a broken immigration system.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration, /NOW

'The Graduates/Los Graduados' Premiers on PBS

‘The Graduates/Los Graduados’ Premiers on PBS

by Von Diaz on October 28 2013, 10:44AM

A new documentary series follows six Latino youth across the U.S. who are conflicted about dropping out of high school.

Topics: /NOW

'No Papers, No Fear' Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

‘No Papers, No Fear’ Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

by Von Diaz on September 6 2013, 10:27AM

‘No Papers, No Fear’ organizers are fundraising to repair the Undocubus so they can get back on the road.

Topics: /NOW

Five Things We Know About DACA on its First Anniversary

Five Things We Know About DACA on its First Anniversary

by Von Diaz on August 14 2013, 12:45PM

The Brookings Institute released a report today looking at the last year of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a band aid approach to addressing immigration reform for the estimated 1.6 million undocumented immigrant youth living in the…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

Immigrant Artist Israel Hernandez-Llach Dies After Police Tasering

by Von Diaz on August 9 2013, 4:35PM

Miami Beach police are under investigation following the death of an 18-year-old graffiti artist.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Watch Aura Bogado's Live Chat with Maria Hinojosa on the Dream 9

Watch Aura Bogado’s Live Chat with Maria Hinojosa on the Dream 9

by Von Diaz on August 7 2013, 4:04PM

Colorlines’s Reporter Aura Bogado gives an update on the Dream 9 in a live chat with Maria Hinojosa, Yajaira Saavedra, and Matthew Kolken.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

41 Immigration Reform Activists Arrested in Washington DC

41 Immigration Reform Activists Arrested in Washington DC

by Von Diaz on August 2 2013, 10:52AM

While dozens of activists were arrested in the most recent act of civil disobedience for immigration reform, other advocates are mocking Rep. Steve King’s racist remarks by delivering cantaloupes and photographing their calves.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Photos: 'Undocumented and Unfraid' UndocuBus Riders Watching Obama's DNC Speech

Photos: ‘Undocumented and Unfraid’ UndocuBus Riders Watching Obama’s DNC Speech

by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 3:24PM

On Thursday evening about 20 Undocubus riders who traveled from Arizona to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte met at a local church to watch President Obama deliver his acceptance speech.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

Child Sex Abuse Reported at Shelter for Undocumented Youth

by Jorge Rivas on March 8 2012, 9:52AM

A former case manager at a shelter for undocumented youth caught crossing the border by themselves is being accused of sexually abusing six teenagers while he was supervising calls they made to relatives in Central America.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

The Other Side of the Anchor: Where Else Do American-born Kids Belong?

The Other Side of the Anchor: Where Else Do American-born Kids Belong?

by Michelle Chen on August 26 2010, 9:20AM

We accept the term “naturalization” for new citizens. What could be more natural than being accepted in the only home you’ve ever known?

Topics: Immigration, On Gender

In Haiti, a Miami Transplant Seeks New Horizons

In Haiti, a Miami Transplant Seeks New Horizons

by Michelle Chen on July 13 2010, 1:33PM

Shooby Leroy Jean-Pierre finds despair and opportunity in earthquake-stricken Leogane.

Topics: Global Affairs, Haiti, Immigration

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