By Fox News Latino | 03/23/2011 - 15:00
The U.S. government is defending the recent deportation of a four-year-old little girl who was born in the United States to undocumented immigrants.
On March 11th, despite her citizenship, Emily Samantha Ruiz was deported after officials detained her grandfather while the two were on their way back from a trip to Guatemala visiting relatives.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/14/2011 - 14:55
Texas state representative Debbie Riddle has proposed a controversial new law that aims to keep illegal immigrants out of the state. House bill 2012 would make hiring an "unauthorized alien" a crime, punishable by up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine—unless they have been hired as domestic help.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/23/2011 - 15:35
A new Arizona immigration bill that some have called “SB 1070 on steroids” took its first step towards becoming law when it was approved by a key state legistative committee on Tuesday night. SB 1611, one of two immigration bills passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee, squeaked by with a 7-6 vote. It will now go up to the full state Senate for vote.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/23/2011 - 09:00
UPDATE: Yesterday, February 22, Shawna Forde recieved the death sentence for her role in the murder of 9-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul. After four hours of deliberation over two days, the jury handed down a death sentence against Forde, 43. Forde's acoomplices will go on trial later this year.
By Fox News Latino | 02/17/2011 - 16:20
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By Mariela Rosario | 02/16/2011 - 12:15
By Lourdes Medrano | 02/15/2011 - 18:05
Arizona lawmakers are continuing their push this week to deny automatic citizenship to children of illegal immigrants. Senator Ron Gould (R-AZ) recently called off the vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee because he believed the bill would have been defeated, but more receptive legislators are expected to again take up the agenda this week. The goal is to force the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider whether the 14th Amendment truly guarantees citizenship to such children.