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.
by Julianne Hing on July 31 2012, 4:46PM
The family of Danny Chen, the 19-year-old American soldier who committed suicide after being assaulted and subjected to racial taunts, is looking for justice. They may not find it in the courtroom.
by Julianne Hing on July 27 2012, 2:29PM
They’re making their way to the Democratic National Convention, and calling for an end to anti-immigrant attacks along the way.
by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2012, 12:18PM
On Tuesday, four undocumented Arizona residents came out as ‘undocumented and unafraid’ in front of the Arizona court where Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is being tried in a discrimination lawsuit accusing him of racially profiling Latinos.
by Julianne Hing on July 20 2012, 10:50AM
The review conducted by two groups found that when it came to meeting basic requirements for the law, just two agencies out of the state’s 97 could say they were in compliance
by Julianne Hing on July 19 2012, 10:42AM
Immigrant rights groups say they’ve long known the answer.
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 1:18PM
On Wednesday a Missouri juvenile court judge terminated a Guatemalan woman’s rights to her 5-year-son because they believe she abandoned her child when she was imprisoned after a 2007 immigration sting at a poultry processing plant.
by Jorge Rivas on July 17 2012, 2:54PM
First lady Michelle Obama discussed a wide range of issues on Univision’s “Al Punto” this past weekend. The large part of the discussion centered around Latinos and immigration reform.
by Jorge Rivas on July 16 2012, 11:15AM
What Joe Arpaio is demanding after George Lopez goes off on the Sheriff.
by Mónica Novoa on July 12 2012, 10:23AM
A youth-led campaign for media reform adds the city’s large alternative weekly to the list of local journalists who have vowed to Drop the I-Word.
by Julianne Hing on July 11 2012, 10:17AM
Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.
by Jorge Rivas on July 6 2012, 5:07PM
Foreign graduate students are big contributors to inventions that create jobs, the presidents say. They urge changes so more can stay here after graduating.
by Jorge Rivas on July 5 2012, 5:28PM
Supreme Court’s 1070 ruling Drops the I-Word.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 4:34PM
You can now play Rep. Luis Gutierrez’s ‘Pick Out The Immigrant’ game online.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 2:34PM
The lawsuit is the first litigation challenging Secure Communities.