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…
by Aura Bogado on August 14 2013, 7:00AM
Nancy Landa was deported to Mexico—but that’s not stopping her from achieving her dream to advocate for international migrants.
by Aura Bogado on August 12 2013, 1:54PM
Google Translate incorrectly and offensively mistranslates “undocumented” to “illegal.”
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.
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.
by Aura Bogado on July 25 2013, 4:00PM
The lawmaker’s comments about drug mules are just the latest in a long history of anti-Mexican sentiment.
by Aura Bogado on July 23 2013, 8:30AM
The so-called Dream 9 crossed the U.S./Mexico border yesterday amid cheers from supporters. Now comes the hard part: actually staying in the United States.
by Julianne Hing on July 12 2013, 12:13PM
Janet Napolitano oversaw the largest deportation program of any presidential administration.
by Aura Bogado on July 10 2013, 4:54PM
The House is back in session this week—but it’s unclear whether they’ll move forward on comprehensive immigration reform.
by Jamilah King on July 3 2013, 2:32PM
LGBT folks talk about their definitions of immigration, borders, and citizenship.
The question remains: Will the House take the bargain, or will it become only more enforcement.
In striking down the DOMA, the Supreme Court also settles a hotly debated issue immigration reform: should LGBT US citizens be allowed to sponsor their partners for green cards. Yes, the court says.
The Senate agreed today on an amendment to the immigration reform bill that will invest billions to double the number of armed agents on the US-Mexico border and build hundreds of additional miles of fences.
The Congressional Budget Office report on immigration reform largely settles the economic argument over the bill’s overall benefits. Now conservatives have little but their racial anxieties to fall back on.