Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Takes on Immigration and Conservative Criticism
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/27/2013 - 11:10

Sen. Marco Rubio, the conservative who has been pushing for immigration reform, took the Senate floor on Wednesday to defend his "Gang of Eight" immigration bill from critics that feel he's betrayed them.


Read more
Senator Marco Rubio
Marco Rubio Called Sellout On Immigration Reform By Tea Party Conservatives
By Fox News Latino | 06/21/2013 - 12:54

He burst onto the national stage as the “Tea Party Darling” du jour.

It was nothing short of a stellar national entrance for Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida.

But now, Tea Party members are among the Florida lawmaker’s most passionate, most resentful critics. Many have completely turned on Rubio, feeling betrayed by his push for immigration reform.


Read more
Lawmakers See Breakthrough On Senate Immigration Bill
Lawmakers See Breakthrough With Senate Immigration Bill
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.


Read more
Time is Now Immigration Rally in Washington, DC
Could Immigration Reform Decrease the Federal Deficit?
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.


Read more
Rosie Perez in Fedoras for Families video
WATCH: Stars Unite for New Immigration Reform Campaign
By Kamren Curiel | 05/31/2013 - 14:51

Julianne Moore, Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo, and Christy Turlington Burns are among a new wave of stars standing up for immigration reform by rocking fedoras and voicing their own immigrant stories.

Famed fashion photographer Albert Watson shot the celebrities for a campaign by We Belong Together, which empowers women to support immigration reform and keep families together, called Fedoras For Fairness.


Read more
Female Doctor at Hospital
Study Says Immigrants Put Billions Into Medicare
By Kamren Curiel | 05/31/2013 - 13:33

When the topic of immigration reform and health care comes up, immigrants are oftentimes expected to be a drain on federal programs. But a new study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs is debunking that myth.

Conducted by Harvard University, the study revealed immigrants contributed $115 billion more to Medicare than they drew out between 2002 and 2009.


Read more
What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
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?


Read more
Commentary: Marco Rubio Is On The Wrong Side Of Immigration Reform
Commentary: Marco Rubio Is On The Wrong Side Of Immigration Reform
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/19/2013 - 15:00

Marco Rubio is not exactly known for a progressive stance on social issues in our country. In fact, I would say that it’s pretty fair to say that he is the opposite of a liberal thinker. 


Read more
Marco Rubio and the Gang of 8 speak on immigration reform
Boston Bombings: Senators Say Tragedy Should Speed Up Immigration Deal
By Amaris Castillo | 04/22/2013 - 13:42

The Boston Marathon bombing remains on a lot of peoples’ minds – in particular two senators who say that the recent tragedy that left three dead “should urge us to act quicker, not slower when it comes to getting the 11 million identified (a reference to the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States.”


Read more
Immigration Reform: Senators Reveal New Plan That Includes Path To Citizenship
Immigration Bill: Senators Reveal New Plan That Includes Path to Citizenship
By Sugey Palomares | 04/16/2013 - 16:08

After intense rounds of negotiations, eight bipartisan senators, including Marco Rubio, introduced an immigration bill that aims to fix the broken immigration system and find a lawful solution for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. The proposed bill also plans on changing the wave of future immigration with the goal of welcoming immigrants based on their skill sets and assets.


Read more