Man Being Arrested by Police
Crime Down Among First-Generation Immigrants, Rises With Second-Generation
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.

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Barack Obama Meets with House Democratic Leaders
After Shutdown Crisis, Obama Says He Will Push Immigration Reform
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.

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Anti-Immigration Activists Chain Themselves Outside Detention Center
Protestors Chain Themselves Outside Arizona Detention Center
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.

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Watch: Heart Wrenching Video Documents Immigrant Experience
WATCH: Heart Wrenching Video Documents Immigrant Experience
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.

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5 Reasons California is Doing the Most for Immigration
5 Ways California is Doing the Most for Immigration
By Latina Staff | 10/09/2013 - 11:01

California Gov. Jerry Brown has been working hard to sign bills into law that will speed up the assmilation of immigrants in the country illegally -- at least throughout California. A study conducted by the University of Southern California found that over 2.6 million people in the state of California, the majority being Latinos, do not have legal status.

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Big Win for Immigration Activists Who Staged Protest Near Laredo
Big Win for Immigration Activists Who Staged Protest Near Laredo
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/02/2013 - 15:58

Three dozen undocumented immigrants, who dubbed themselves the Dream 30, staged a protest near Laredo, Texas on Monday. "Undocumented! Unafraid!" the group shouted as they stood at the Mexican border.

This is the second time in only a few short months that a group of undocumented immigrants, who lived part of their lives in the United States, attempted to bring attention to the 1.7 million-plus people who had been deported during President Obama's first term in office.

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Lawyer Sergio Garcia
California Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Practice Law
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. 

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Fox News Children of the Corn
Fox News Calls Children of Undocumented Immigrants 'Children of the Corn'
By Samantha Leal | 09/24/2013 - 14:13

We understand that some misguided folks portray undocumented immigrants like some kind of horror movie, but this is a bit much. In a segment called "The Grapevine," Fox News referred to undocumented youth as "children of the corn," in a screen graphic displayed at the top of their broadcast, reports the Huffington Post.

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Diego Luna Speaks Out About Immigration Policy in U.S.
Diego Luna Speaks Out About Immigration Policy in U.S.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/23/2013 - 09:44

Mexican actor Diego Luna has never been shy about speaking up about immigration policy. 

Luna, who just finished directing a biopic about U.S. civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, recently said the U.S. can strengthen its border with Mexico, but it cannot eliminate people’s need to survive. 

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Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 14:56

A new report proves that immigration reform could positively impact the U.S. economy. 

According to a report conducted by the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (AS/COA), immigrants in the United States have proven to be a contributing factor in creating manufacturing jobs and increasing housing wealth.

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