By Cristina Arreola | 02/04/2014 - 14:30
For many young undocumented immigrants, college is a pipe dream -- not because they lack the grades or the ambitions, but because they can’t afford the cost of paying out-of-state tuition.
However, lawmakers are now taking steps to make it easier for students who lack immigration status to attend in-state universities. In the last year, New Jersey and three other states passed statutes that will allow students who came to the U.S. as minors to pay in-state tuition.
By Cristina Arreola | 12/17/2013 - 14:55
Several New York politicians are pushing to allow undocumented immigrants to legally apply for driver’s licenses.
“A driver’s license will provide undocumented immigrants much more employment flexibility,” said state Sen. José Peralta who, along with Sen. Adriano Espaillat and community groups, such as Make The Road New York, introduced legislation last October to provide access to licenses to undocumented New Yorkers.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/25/2013 - 10:09
Mark Zuckerberg is a huge advocate for immigration reform, and during an interview with ABC's This Week, the Facebook founder criticized the United States' current immigration system.
By Fox News Latino | 10/30/2013 - 13:34
The easing by the Cuban government of restrictions on traveling abroad has led to a rise in the number of Cubans who try to enter the United States through the Mexican border, the Miami Herald reports.
Undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border totaled 2,300 from January through August, more than double the 994 in the same time frame last year, the newspaper says, citing Mexican government figures.
By Fox News Latino | 10/25/2013 - 12:10
With few legislative days remaining this year, President Barack Obama called on Congress on Thursday to pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill by December.
Obama said the partial government shutdown, which was commanding Congress’ attention, was over, and that there was no excuse for delaying action on an issue which has been debated for years.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/22/2013 - 13:59
Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg has launched an initiative to help the group of undocumented youth known as DREAMers.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/22/2013 - 11:04
A new study reveals that second-generation Americans and native-born citizens are much more likely to commit a crime than first-generation immigrants.
According to the Pew Research Center, second-generation immigrants are “catching up” to the native-born population when it comes to committing crimes.
By Fox News Latino | 10/16/2013 - 15:34
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that stalled immigration reform would be a top priority once the fiscal crisis has been resolved.
"Once that's done, you know, the day after, I'm going to be pushing to say, call a vote on immigration reform," he told the Los Angeles affiliate of Spanish-language television network Univision.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/16/2013 - 14:43
Frustrated by the lack of progress in Congress on immigration reform, protestors have resorted to drastic new tactics to prevent deportations.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/15/2013 - 13:11
Amidst the buzz of tourists, airline traffic, and announcements for final boarding call at a busy airport, two immigrants quietly depicts their heartbreaking journey away from their family and home country.
In a viral video called “The Surprise: Dedicated to Everyone Who Is Far Away,” two Spaniards who have lived in Mexico for two and a half years capture their journey to visit their parents in Spain.