Cubans Entering US at Mexican Border
Soaring Number Of Cubans Are Entering The United States Through Mexican Border
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.

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FNL Obama steps up on immigration
Obama Steps Up Pressure On House To Pass Immigration Reform Bill This Year
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.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Bring Together Internet CEOs and DREAMers
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Bring Together Internet CEOs and DREAMers
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.

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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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