Sheriff Joe Arpaio
U.S. Justice Department Takes Stand Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 16:30

The self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” is in trouble with the U.S. Department of Justice. According to America’s Voice Online, Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s reign may end soon, as a result of a three-year investigation conducted by the department. Those familiar with Arpaio know of his controversial practices aimed at cracking down illegal immigration, and the fierce criticism he has received because of it.

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Occupy Wall Street Wants To Recruit Immigrants
Occupy Wall Street Seeks To Recruit Immigrants
By Fox News Latino | 12/14/2011 - 15:00

Occupy Wall Street’s latest effort to attract immigrants is a march for immigrant workers planned this weekend in New York City.

The rally, organized for Sunday, aims to raise awareness on immigrant issues and to draw immigrants to a social movement that has largely focused on corporate greed. It takes place on International Migrants Day, a U.N. designated day in honor of migrant rights.

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STUDY: Risks for Children of Illegal Immigrants High
STUDY: Undocumented Kids Pushed Into "Perpetual Outsider-Hood"
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/26/2011 - 10:15

Fear. Lower school performance and economic expectations. Blocked social development. A lack of a sense of belonging. These are some of the effects on children who have an undocumented immigrant parent or lack legal status themselves, according to a study published recently in the Harvard Educational Review.

REPORT: Illegal Immigration from Mexico Drops Dramatically

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Pew Study Shows Latinos Divided on Immigration Issues
Pew Study Shows Latinos Divided on Immigration Issues
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/28/2010 - 13:49

With the 2010 midterm elections coming up you’re probably wondering what effect the nationwide backlash against undocumented immigrants has had on Latinos as a community. The short answer: Worry and some division, according to a Pew Hispanic Center poll released today.

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