By Sugey Palomares | 03/05/2013 - 10:35
Jeb Bush may be trying to become a major player in the national debate about immigration.
By Kamren Curiel | 02/22/2013 - 11:52
Right-wing political commentator Ann Coulter lashed out at Republicans working to pass comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship. In an opinion piece titled "Hispanicked GOP Elite: They'll Respect Us in the Morning," the 51-year-old New York native claims Latinos will never vote for the GOP because they are too "poor" and "government dependent."
By Samantha Leal | 11/27/2012 - 15:58
Time magazine will soon reveal their Person of the Year for 2012, and among the 40 candidates are "undocumented immigrants," reports NBC Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 10/18/2012 - 09:54
Latino CEO Ric Elias has donated a million dollars to launch a non-profit organization called Golden Door Scholars, which will offer full scholarships to undocumented immigrants to attend a college in North Carolina. The college that will support the program has yet to be decided, but Elias is in talks with five North Carolina colleges, reports Fox News Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 09/19/2012 - 09:53
The University of California is shutting down the plan for National Dream University, a college program for undocumented immigrants and labor rights activists that would offer online courses as a collaboration between the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Labor Research and Education and the National Labor College.
By Samantha Leal | 09/17/2012 - 15:00
A new poll released by the National Hispanic Media Coalition and Latino Decisions found that more than 30 percent of non-Hispanics believe that the majority (more than half) of Hispanics are undocmented. The truth? Around 18 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. are undocumented, while only 37 percent of U.S. Hispanics are actually immigrants, according to findings by NBC Latino.
By Samantha Leal | 09/07/2012 - 09:40
While many states debate the availability of public benefits for undocumented immigrants who qualify for Obama's executive order, some states have already been denying certain state benefits, including in-state tuition and scholarships, to American citizens who are the children of undocumented immigrants, reports the New York Times.
By Samantha Leal | 09/05/2012 - 09:41
Ten riders on the "UndocuBus", a month-long immigrant rights campaign that shuttled undocumented immigrants to areas of protest, were arrested by police near the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to Univision. The stop was the final stop for the UndocuBus, as it made its way from Arizona through eleven states.
By Samantha Leal | 08/28/2012 - 09:37
The "public benefits" war continues with the adoption of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: the national Republican party committee has endorsed the denial of federal funds to colleges and universities that allow undocumented immigrants to enroll at in-state tuition rates.