by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 4:44PM
LA County is spending $26 million a year to hold undocumented immigrants under the Secure Communities program.
by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 1:03PM
The lawsuit challenges the Obama administration’s deferred action program and argues it prevents ICE officers from “fulfilling their sworn oath to uphold the law and defend the U.S. Constitution.”
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 1:05PM
Actress Mary Steenburgen does such a good job at impersonating Jan Brewer that you won’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this video.
by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 11:59AM
Will Deferred Action applicants between 16-and-30-years old who are granted “temporary legal residents” status be eligible for driver’s license?
by Jorge Rivas on August 21 2012, 3:29PM
Immigrants make up roughly the same share of the U.S. population today as they did a century ago.
by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 6:02PM
On Monday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta issued a ruling on Alabama’s immigration law, commonly referred to as HB56.
by Julianne Hing on August 16 2012, 8:48AM
The Arizona governor is at it again.
by Jorge Rivas on August 15 2012, 10:57AM
This represents the first step for more than a million DREAMers to pursue higher education, meaningful employment, and a chance to contribute to this country’s future.
by Jamilah King on August 9 2012, 1:12PM
The city’s Sikh community took a stand against hate.
As recent news shows, determining what’s in a kid’s best interest is far from an objective standard. It’s easily swayed by biases about poor people, about undocumented people, about people of color.
by Aura Bogado on August 7 2012, 11:49AM
Why would a group of people who are ineligible to vote engage in electoral politics? We talk to a rider on the “UndocuBus” to find out.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 1:51PM
Is the anti-immigrant state lawmaking spree on the wane?
by Hatty Lee on August 6 2012, 9:47AM
“If ICE is going to be rounding up people and labeling them ‘illegal’, that has to be applied to these pop culture gods and goddesses,” says Neil Rivas.
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 5:30PM
The application process will kick off on August 15. What to know if you’re a DREAMer looking for two-year work authorization.
Felipe Montes is one of thousands of deported or detained parents fighting to keep custody of their U.S. citizen children. He has won a rare chance at the due process child courts grant everyone else.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 4:25PM
It was supposed to be all Steve King’s stage today. But Conyers wasn’t going to let him get away with it.
The highly unusual reprieve from ICE follows intense public scrutiny of Felipe Montes’ case since Colorlines.com broke the story of his family’s separation.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 1:15PM
Sergio Garcia graduated from law school and passed the bar, but he’s undocumented. And he’s not alone.
by Julianne Hing on August 1 2012, 6:05PM
The Obama administration refuses to follow its own deportation policies, and activists are calling the president out on it.