By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 13:45
The first major compromise on the immigration bill currently being debated by the Senate has been reached.
Fox News Latino reports that the tentative agreement would stiffen the bill's border security requirements without delaying legalization for those living in the country unlawfully.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:57
Word on the street (or rather word from financial analysts) is changes to immigration law could cut billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/12/2013 - 10:16
The Senate has finally voted on whether or not to proceed with a formal debate on the immigration reform bill and the decision is "yes." The bill needed 60 votes in order to continue in the Senate, and it got an overwhelming 82 votes. This vote opens the window of possibility for President Obama's end of summer goal for the bill to be reached.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/06/2013 - 14:45
When it comes to laws, the idea of gender inequality doesn't usually come to mind. And why should it? Laws were created for everyone without any indication of gender separation. Oddly enough, this isnt the case with the United States' Immigration Law.
By Viviana Hurtado | 04/17/2013 - 15:50
The 844 page long “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” unveiled by the Senate so-called Gang of Eight is at best "C" level work.
Click here to read the bill in its entirety.
Reaching consensus on sweeping legislation means that no one got everything she wanted. Key elements include:
By Samantha Leal | 08/03/2012 - 09:35
The U.S. is locking up more undocumented immigrants than ever, and prison companies are reaping the benefits, says a new Associated Press review. The review shows that the businesses have spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers and contirbuting to compaigns.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/29/2011 - 07:30
Immigration advocates are up in arms over a proposed bill that would force authorities to deport undocumented women who turn to police for help after experiencing domestic violence. The bill, proposed by Rep. Lamar Smith, is titled the Hinder the Administration Legalization Temptation Act (also known as the HALT Act).
By Amaris Castillo | 08/11/2011 - 17:00
Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that placed a hold on parts of the state’s infamous SB 1070 immigration enforcement law.