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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.