Diego Luna’s Film ‘The Journey’ Illustrates the Struggles and Triumphs of Immigrants
Diego Luna’s Film ‘The Journey’ Illustrates the Struggles and Triumphs of Immigrants
By Raquel Reichard | 10/21/2016 - 16:36

At a time when Donald Trump is telling the country that immigrants are to blame for everything that is wrong with the U.S., that the tens of millions of foreign-born people are preventing the nation from reaching greatness, a new film directed by Diego Luna is showing that it’s immigrants that make the U.S. extraordinary.


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Undocumented Immigrants Pay More Federal Taxes Than Donald Trump
Undocumented Immigrants Pay More Taxes Than Donald Trump
By Raquel Reichard | 10/04/2016 - 17:34

Part of Donald Trump's 1995 tax returns were made public in the New York Times this week, and the numbers show that the Republican nominee's biggest scapegoat – undocumented immigrants – pay more in taxes than he does.


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Freaky Flashback: American Immigrants Were Once Undesirable in Mexico
Freaky Flashback: U.S. Immigrants Were Once Unwanted in Mexico
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/02/2016 - 10:51

In this presidential election cycle, we’ve been hearing ignorant allegations of Mexico “not sending their best” to the United States.


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Rosario Dawson, Lupita Nyong’o & More Bring in Immigrant Heritage Month with PSA
Rosario Dawson, Lupita Nyong’o & More Bring in Immigrant Heritage Month with PSA
By Raquel Reichard | 06/02/2016 - 09:23

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and dozens of Hollywood stars are commemorating in a new PSA in partnership with Welcome.us.


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This Documentary Challenges the Myth That Mexican Immigrants are "Barbarians"
This Documentary Challenges the Myth That Mexican Immigrants are "Barbarians"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/01/2016 - 09:53

A new documentary is questioning the media-perpetuated myth that Latino immigrants crossing over the Mexico-U.S. border are criminals, savages or, as the short film is titled, Barbarians.


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Besame Cosmetics Founder Gabriela Hernandez
Inspiring Latina: Meet Gabriela Hernandez, The Founder Of Bésame Cosmetics
By Cristina Arreola | 03/01/2016 - 10:54

Gabriela Hernandez has always been fascinated and enthralled by vintage beauty — a passion she utilizes daily as the creative mastermind and owner of Bésame Cosmetics.


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Large-Scale Deportations in U.S. Could Begin Early January
Large-Scale Deportations in U.S. Could Begin Early January
By Zayda Rivera | 12/27/2015 - 21:09

A massive deportation may soon be underway.


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President Obama: "Immigrants and Refugees Revitalize and Renew America"
President Obama: "Immigrants and Refugees Revitalize and Renew America"
By Raquel Reichard | 12/16/2015 - 09:19

President Barack Obama attended a naturalization ceremony on Tuesday, taking the moment to welcome the new U.S.


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Number Of Unaccompanied Minors Detained At Border Surges In Last Two Months
Number of Unaccompanied Minors Detained At Border Surged in Last Two Months
By Cristina Arreola | 12/14/2015 - 16:20

In 2015, the attention of Americans — and the world — zeroed in on the immigrant experience.


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