Report: ICE Detained 800 U.S. Citizens in 4 Years
Report: ICE Detained 800 U.S. Citizens in 4 Years
By Kamren Curiel | 02/21/2013 - 13:13

In the midst of President Obama's highly anticipated immigration reform proposal—a leaked version raised GOP concerns for reportedly not tying a pathway to citizenship to new border security measures—a new report found that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained nearly 1 million people between 2008 and 2012. Of those detained, 800 were American citizens, which is illegal for authorities to do.


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Henry Cisneros
New Bipartisan Task Force to Advise Congress on Immigration Reform
By Fox News Latino | 02/12/2013 - 11:46

Some big-name politicians are part of a new bipartisan group that will be advising Congress on how to best reform the U.S. immigration system.

They include former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who in a conference call Monday called immigration “the hardest and most vexing issue.”

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria
5 Reasons Eva Longoria will be awesome on Bill Maher tonight!
By Kamren Curiel | 02/01/2013 - 12:18

We all know Eva Longoria shines in front of the camera, but the flawless beauty who rose to fame playing sly adulteress Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, is more than just a famous face. Longoria's committed to empowering the Latino community and succeeded at enfranchising millions to vote. We can't wait to see her school America as a panelist alongside N.J.


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Favianna Rodriguez
Artist & Activist Favianna Rodriguez Talks Immigration, Rosario Dawson and Her New Web Series Episode
By Samantha Leal | 01/18/2013 - 13:23

Artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez brings migrant and undocumented issues to light in a new episode, “Migration is Beautiful.” The episode is part of a documentary web series, “Voice of Art” which airs on Pharrell Williams’ I am OTHER YouTube channel.


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Mother Facing Deportation
More Than 200,000 Deported Parents Say They Have a U.S. Citizen Child
By Amaris Castillo | 12/18/2012 - 13:18

It’s a heavy number we’re talking about.

According to The Huffington Post, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has removed more than 200,000 immigrants from the country since 2010 – immigrants who say they’re also parents of a child who is a U.S. citizen.


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Woman Faces Deportation After Applying For Cable
Woman Faces Deportation After Applying For Cable
By Fox News Latino | 12/14/2012 - 17:00

A North Carolina mother is facing deportation back to her native Mexico after she tried to use a fake Social Security card to apply for cable television service.

The Burlington Times-News reported Wednesday that 26-year-old Lorena Yanez-Mata was arrested in July by an off-duty Burlington police officer working security for Time Warner Cable. Yanez-Mata was handcuffed and charged with felony obtaining property by false pretense. 


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Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
LA Mayor Pushing for Immigrant ID Cards
By Samantha Leal | 10/16/2012 - 15:00

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is pushing for ID cards for immigrants, which would give them access to city services including a bank account, reports the Huffington Post

"It will be an official ID," Villaraigosa said. "It will be as strong an effort as San Francisco's."


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Male, Female Latino
1 in 3 Americans Think Most Hispanics Are Undocumented
By Samantha Leal | 09/17/2012 - 15:00

A new poll released by the National Hispanic Media Coalition and Latino Decisions found that more than 30 percent of non-Hispanics believe that the majority (more than half) of Hispanics are undocmented. The truth? Around 18 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. are undocumented, while only 37 percent of U.S. Hispanics are actually immigrants, according to findings by NBC Latino


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Undocumented immigrants wait with Deferred Action Childhood Arrival applications
First Round of Deferred Deportation Candidates Are Approved
By Samantha Leal | 09/12/2012 - 09:41

The first round of approved applications for the delayed deportation program enacted by President Obama was announced, reports Fox News Latino. The move comes less than two months before the presidential election. 


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Border Crossing for Tourists
Small Town Takes Tourists on Simulated Border-Crossing Expedition
By Samantha Leal | 09/10/2012 - 09:45

Want to know what it's like illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border? You can experience a similar trek first-hand, for $18. El Alberto, Mexico has created a 'theme park' centered around border-crossing and has been running tours since 2004, reports the Huffington Post


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