Tax cut extensions passed on a vote of 51 to 48 in the Senate, but it appeared unlikely that the House would embrace a similar measure before the election.
The 2012 election is shaping up as a big one in the House for Hispanics, they could win congressional seats in New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and Florida.
As student loan interest rates are set to double in 4 days for 7.5 million students, college leaders of Hispanic Serving Institutions are urging the US Senate to take swift action to freeze the low rate on subsidized Stafford student loans.
Nearly one hundred lawyers, including professors at some of the nation's top universities, wrote President Obama, with some legal advice saying: the President has the constitutional power to help DREAMers without changing the law.
Sixteen members of Congress are demanding that the federal government investigate the death of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, an undocumented immigrant who tased and beaten by U.S. Border Patrol agents.
How many “Dream Acts” are there? Here’s the original plus a growing list of alternatives.
During a White House press conference, President Obama vowed to take on immigration reform if he wins a second term in office, calling it an "American issue."
While it looks like redistricting won’t alter the maps too much in favor of the split between the Republican and Democratic parties, there are some implications for the growing Latino population.
Obama administration officials announced on Friday they are proposing a fix to a Catch-22 in immigration law that could spare hundreds of thousands of American citizens from prolonged separations from illegal immigrant spouses and children.
While many Americans believe illegal immigrants don't pay taxes, billions of dollars deducted from paychecks issued to undocumented workers.
Joseph “Tony” Carlos is interested in is changing the attitude of the Republican Party and many conservative voters when it comes to the issue of immigration.
Most kids at this time of year get ready to write letters to Santa Claus, but many children of undocumented immigrants now prefer to write President Barack Obama begging him to stop the deportations that are breaking up their families.
The DREAM Act which was nearly approved by Congress at the end of last year and has now become a focal point in the national debate over immigration, would benefit around 2.1 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S., according to the Migration Policy Institute.
The Smithsonian American Latino Museum could soon have a permanent home. That's because members of Congress introduced bipartisan legislation Tuesday to authorize a designated location for it, the Smithsonian's Arts Industries building on the National Mall.