By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 09:58
A new policy by the Obama administration is aimed at fixing the problem of minor children going into the system when their primary caregivers are detained and deported, reports Fox News Latino.
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2013 - 15:00
It's never too late to go after a dream, and Elia Guzman de Estrada shows us that. The 99-year-old Mexican immigrant was recently sworn in as a U.S. citizen in Texas, reports KVEO newscenter.
"I am very emotional. I have so much joy that the emotion makes me cry," said Estrada.
Family members including daughters, granddaughters, grandsons and great-granddaughters joined Elia as she was given citizenship.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/13/2013 - 11:05
Last month, Iowa Congressman Steve King spoke out against having DREAMers in this country legalized.
"For every valedictorian DREAMer who has been brought to this country by his or her family, there’s another 100 out there who, they weigh 130 pounds and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert," said King during an interview in July.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2013 - 11:14
In time, undocumented immigrants in Puerto Rico will be able to obtain temporary driver’s licenses.
According to NBC Latino, Alejandro Javier García Padilla signed into law a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to apply for a license in about a year. Both undocumented immigrants and migrant workers will be able to apply for 6-year drivers licenses.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/06/2013 - 13:07
Mark Zuckerberg is on board with those who want immigration reform. According to Yahoo!, Facebook’s CEO spoke out publicly for the first time in favor of immigration reform in the U.S.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/30/2013 - 11:45
A political action committee called Republicans for Immigration, which was started by former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, sent a letter this morning urging Republican members of Congress to take action on immigration reform.
By Irina Gonzalez | 07/24/2013 - 17:10
First Lady Michelle Obama is nothing if not the strongest advocate fighting the childhood obesity epidemic. From launching the Let’s Move campaign to tirelessly living a healthy lifestyle herself (I mean, have you SEEN those toned arms?!), she’s someone that we can’t help but admire.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2013 - 10:25
Last week, a rally backed by Tea Party members took on a racist undertone. According to the Huffington Post, Tea Party activist and lawmakers within the GOP gathered near the Capitol to express their feelings against the immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/18/2013 - 11:25
After several years of protests and marches, a Latina teen’s efforts to bring her parents’ deportation to the nation’s consciousness is paying off.