Polls Reveal Support for Immigration Measure
Polls Reveal Support for Immigration Measure
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 14:49

Recent polls suggest that the immigration bill, which is still awaiting passage in the House, is currently being backed by a large amount of Americans.


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Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
Latino Immigrants are Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Study Finds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/15/2013 - 09:55

While political pundit Ann Coulter and Rep. Steve King have claimed that Latinos nearly always vote Democrat, a new analysis is disproving their theory.


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Senate Immigration Bill Would Bring Millions Of Legal Immigrants to U.S. Workforce
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/09/2013 - 09:48

The landmark immigration reform bill passed in the Senate on June 27 would allow millions more immigrants into the economy and remake the United States' workforce.


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Mobile App Helps Immigrants Apply for Citizenship
By Amaris Castillo | 07/08/2013 - 15:21

There is now a mobile app that will help those with green cards apply for American citizenship. According to ABC Univision, the Webby-winning free app called CitizenshipWorks helps users determine whether or not they qualify for citizenship and find legal help if they need it.


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Cuban Ballerinas Flee Cuban National Ballet to Seek New Life in the U.S.
Cuban Ballerinas Flee Cuban National Ballet to Seek New Life in the U.S.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/17/2013 - 14:33

Cuban ballerinas -- the latest flock of immigrants to cross the border and enter the U.S. through Texas. In April, while on tour in Mexico, these six dancers fled from the Cuban National Ballet.

These Cuban ballerinas are talented dancers who would be perfect for any ballet company, but at the moment they are busy trying to learn English and navigate cultural differences in a very unfamiliar place. Fortunately for them, Pedro Pablo Pena, a Cuban exiled dancer, has taken them under his wing.


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Jeb Bush Says Immigrants Are Key to US Economy Because They're "More Fertile"
By Amaris Castillo | 06/17/2013 - 09:36

Jeb Bush was trending on social media late last week after saying that “immigrants are more fertile,” Fox News Latino reports.

The comment made by the former Florida governor stemmed from a meeting of religious conservatives on Friday, during which Bush spoke about the importance of immigrants to the U.S. economy.


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Study Says Immigrants Put Billions Into Medicare
By Kamren Curiel | 05/31/2013 - 13:33

When the topic of immigration reform and health care comes up, immigrants are oftentimes expected to be a drain on federal programs. But a new study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs is debunking that myth.

Conducted by Harvard University, the study revealed immigrants contributed $115 billion more to Medicare than they drew out between 2002 and 2009.


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Senate Panel Approves Immigration Bill - What's Next?
Senate Panel Approves Immigration Bill
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 10:32

By a vote of 13-5, the Senate panel approved the bipartisan immigration bill on Tuesday that would offer 11 million undocumented immigrants a 13-year path to citizenship. The crowd in the room cheered when the final vote count was read, and chanted, “Yes we can!” and “Si se puede!”


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AP Officially Drops 'Illegal Immigrant' Term from Stylebook
By Sugey Palomares | 04/02/2013 - 16:28

The Associated Press, which is known as 'the world's oldest and largest news-gathering organization,' will no longer include the term 'illegal immigrant' in their Stylebook. The Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll confirmed the news in a blog entry and explained the motive behind the decision.


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52 Latino Celebs Whose Parents are Immigrants
52 Latino Celebs Whose Parents are Immigrants
By Tom Castaneda | 02/26/2013 - 10:36

In recent years, the debate over immigration has reached a fever pitch, with leaders in both political parties, civil rights activists and even celebrities speaking up to offer their two centavos on this critical issue.


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