By Raquel Reichard | 08/03/2015 - 15:52
Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Gina Madrid, aka Raw-G, learned English by translating hip-hop lyrics from Public Enemy, The Fugees and Tupac
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:17
A new bill has reached the desk of California Gov. Jerry Brown, and it could make it easier to many undocumented immigrants to achieve the American Dream.
By Caroline Murray | 05/31/2013 - 10:16
On any given week this year—minus a public scandal or two—immigration reform and same-sex marriage will take turns as the hottest political topic in America. While many Americans sit back and watch these two movements take their course, there’s one group that will fight both battles tirelessly: the LGBT Latino community.
With an abundance of challenges that come with being an LGBT Latino, some wonder how this community will prioritize their battle. In other words, which is more pressing: gay rights or immigration rights?
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 10:32
By a vote of 13-5, the Senate panel approved the bipartisan immigration bill on Tuesday that would offer 11 million undocumented immigrants a 13-year path to citizenship. The crowd in the room cheered when the final vote count was read, and chanted, “Yes we can!” and “Si se puede!”
By Kamren Curiel | 01/31/2013 - 13:27
On the heels of his highly anticipated immigration speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama spoke to two of the country's leading Spanish-language television networks about his immediate plan for immigration reform.
In interview with Telemundo's Jose Diaz-Balart, Obama said he's hopeful an immigration overhaul is something that can get done "certainly this year, and I’d like to see if we can get it done sooner, in the first half of the year if possible."