5 Things to Know This Morning
5 Things to Know This Morning
By Latina Staff | 11/04/2016 - 08:52

1. The Country Music Awards have come under fire for reportedly removing any mention of Beyoncé performing at the award show from their website.

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The Legality of ICE is Questioned as Raids Continue
ICE Raids Scare Undocumented Students Into Dropping Out of School
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/19/2016 - 09:48

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is getting bolder (apparently, it is possible). Their raids now include stopping undocumented students as they head to school. 

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Bars IDs & Public Benefits for DREAMers
By Samantha Leal | 08/16/2012 - 09:46

As young immigrants begin the application process for President Obama's new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, others will have even more hurdles to jump, thanks to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

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Anastasio Hernandez-Rojas
Shocking Border Patrol Footage: Are They 'Crossing the Line'?
By Sally Mercedes | 04/20/2012 - 12:43

In all this talk of immigration lately, people have been focusing a lot on the specific stands of Republican candidates and President Obama. While it's necessary to look to the future, of course, there's still today to deal with and the sad fact is that too many lives are being destroyed in here and now.

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STUDY: Risks for Children of Illegal Immigrants High
STUDY: Undocumented Kids Pushed Into "Perpetual Outsider-Hood"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/26/2011 - 10:15

Fear. Lower school performance and economic expectations. Blocked social development. A lack of a sense of belonging. These are some of the effects on children who have an undocumented immigrant parent or lack legal status themselves, according to a study published recently in the Harvard Educational Review.

REPORT: Illegal Immigration from Mexico Drops Dramatically

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John McCain
John McCain Blames Arizona Wildfires on Undocumented Immigrants
By Fox News Latino | 06/20/2011 - 13:15

Senator John McCain created a firestorm over the weekend when he blamed the out-of-control wildfires in Arizona on undocumented immigrants.

When asked how to explain and fix the wildfires, McCain injected the polarizing issue of immigration into the wildfire crisis.

"We are concerned about, particularly areas down on the border, where there is substantial evidence that some of these fires were caused by people who have crossed our border illegally," he said a press conference over the weekend.

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Salma Hayek: "I was an illegal immigrant in the United States"
Salma Hayek: "I was an illegal immigrant in the United States"
By Mariela Rosario | 12/08/2010 - 09:16

In a revelatory new interview in V magazine Spain, Salma Hayek admits for the first time that she came to the country illegally.

“I was an illegal immigrant in the United States,” Hayek said during the interview. “It was for a small period of time, but I still did it."

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Crossing the Border? There's an App for That
By Mariela Rosario | 11/24/2009 - 17:14

Ricardo Dominguez has made a career of pissing off the authorities. Part performance art, part poetry, part activism, his Electronic Disturbance Theater (EDT) has managed to disrupt the online activities of government organizations from the White House to the Mexican Embassy, in effect, rendering their websites inaccessible.

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A Federal Court Upholds Ban on Hiring Undocumented Workers in St. Louis Suburb
By Yuliana Gomez | 06/09/2009 - 08:45

A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling in favor of the city of Valley Park, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, the Missourian is reporting. The town, which in 2006 passed an ordinance forbidding the hiring of undocumented workers, has been thrust in the middle of a nationwide debate.

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A Travesty in Texas
By Mariela Rosario | 07/02/2008 - 14:40

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