The federal government is turning to Mexican and Central American media outlets to warn potential migrants of the dangers of trying to enter the U.S. illegally, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Yándary Zavala shares her immigrant story with the Huffington Post on the 25th anniversary of the day her family came to the United States.
U.S. inability to cut illegal drug consumption leaves Guatemala with no option but to consider legalizing the use and transport of drugs, President Otto Perez Molina said Monday.
After fleeing violence and threats in El Salvador, Valerie Villalta found a new life as a transgender woman and won a kind of protection she didn’t know was possible for people like her: asylum.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus slammed Republicans on Tuesday for blocking President Obama’s nomination of the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, and cast it as an attack on the Latino community
People with immigration violations, which are civil – not criminal – accounted for slightly more than 83 percent of all deportation proceedings, the report said.
Miriam Hernandez, 16, was born in Georgia. Working two jobs to help support her mother and siblings, she is the main breadwinner since her stepfather, an illegal immigrant, returned to El Salvador.
This week's show is truly in tune with the American continent. Sample songs from Latin America
Organizers expect hundreds of green card holders to qualify for a pilot program being launched Tuesday by CASA of Maryland — the state’s largest immigrant advocacy group — in partnership with Citi and other financial institutions and nonprofit groups. However, they said, the need is much greater.
Whatever one thinks of Latinos, one thing is for sure: They have given much to this country, and have much more to give. Any revolutionary changes in the economy, politics, technology, cultural life, social equity and justice must have Latinos at the heart of them.
Steve Montenegro, in his second term in the Arizona state legislature, the 29-year-old immigrant from El Salvador is the only elected Latino Republican in the Arizona House, and politicos on both sides of the aisle view him as a rising Republican star.
Salvadoran-Americans are now the fourth-largest Latino group in the United States, according to 2010 census figures released Thursday. Those whose roots extend to El Salvador, one of the smallest and densest countries in the Western Hemisphere, now number more than 1.6 million in the United States.
As tumult rages across the Middle East, and relations with Pakistan border on a breakdown, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was scheduled Wednesday night to host a private dinner with at least six former Latin American presidents, part of a quiet campaign to repair relations with a region that complains it has been ignored by American policy makers.
Mexican authorities said they found and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.