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.
By Amaris Castillo | 07/16/2013 - 11:56
An infographic project by George Washington University has shed some light on the flow of undocumented immigrants coming into the United States – and the fact that the issue is not just limited to a cluster of states.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 13:46
DREAMers and the LGBT community gathered together in Washington D.C. yesterday to take part in two ceremonies -- the National DREAM Act Graduation and a marriage between a bi-national lesbian couple -- and show their support for equality for all.