Today, August 15, 2012 marks a momentous day for the Hispanic community and for our country, nearly 1.7 million young immigrants will finally receive the opportunity to work for their dreams.
President Barack Obama's announcement that the government will no longer deport some young undocumented immigrants is likely to help him among Latino voters, according to a poll released Sunday.
Both parties must be mindful that undocumented youth are not fighting for a party. They are fighting for our communities, our families, and for this country we call home.
Sen. Marco Rubio, the only Senate Republican of Hispanic heritage and a possible vice presidential pick, is working on an alternative version of the DREAM Act.
A group of DREAM Act advocates this weekend set off on an ambitious cross-country journey to the nation’s capital in order to spur dialogue about undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States.
A group of Silicon Valley technology leaders, impatient with attempts to rewrite immigration laws, is funding efforts to help undocumented youths attend college.
Two undocumented student activists from California, Isaac Barrera and Jonathan Pérez, took the journey of their lives and landed in a Louisiana detention facility to draw attention to the disparate treatment immigrants face in the United States.
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.
With Christmas only a few weeks away, children are finalizing their wish lists to give to Santa Claus. Yet for 5.5 million children, there is only one wish they have -- that Uncle Sam doesn't act like the Grinch and take away one or both of their parents for being undocumented.
In a briefing with Latino journalists last week, President Obama directly acknowledged that his administration’s immigration enforcement practices break up families and exclude parents from decisions about the custody of their children.
As undocumented immigrants living in this country, there are many instances in our lives which result in awkwardness not experienced by American citizens. Things that millions of others take for granted, such as driving to the grocery store or the ability to go to a bar to enjoy a nice cold beer after a long hard day at work, can turn into awkward silences at best, or deportation situations at worst.
Children in No Mans Land is a documentary that uncovers the current plight of the 100,000 unaccompanied minors entering the United States every year.
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann waded into a sensitive area of immigration policy Saturday during a somewhat charged exchange at a campaign stop in southeast Iowa saying she would 'not do anything' for children of illegal immigrants.
Michael Hethmon of the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI), an offshoot of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), made no bones about being the author of the education provision in HB 56—which on its face requires public schools to determine the immigration status of enrolling students and their parents, but in reality chips away at children’s ability to get an education.