Immigration
Immigration Reform Protest

Immigration Reform News 2014: Activists Pressure Obama for Immigration Reform in Washington

At least 80 activists in favor of immigration reform in the United States restarted their protests at the U.S. Congress to demand that President Barack Obama approves immigration legislation to open a way to legalization for the more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the country.
Arizona

Immigration Reform News 2014: 'Trust Act' Promoted to Stop Deportations in Arizona

Arizona is one of the U.S. states that has fought the most against illegal immigration in recent years, even at the expense of legislation which have been harshly criticized, such as the controversial SB-1070 law in 2010, which was finally suspended for violating the civil rights of immigrants in the United States.
Immigrants

Immigration Reform News 2014: 750 Detained Immigrants Start Hunger Strike in Washington

At least 750 people still in an immigrant detention center in Washington have said they are in a hunger strike to protest the treatment they receive and to ask for the end of deportations in the U.S.
Immigrants

US Supreme Court Rejects Anti Immigrant Ordinances in Hazleton and Farmers Branch

In a symbolic victory for the undocumented immigrant community residing in the United States, the country's Supreme Court refused to listen to appeals on two ordinances against illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania and a Dallas suburb.
Arizona

Arizona Approves Law that Might Give the Death Penalty to Traffickers of Undocumented Immigrants: Report

The state of Arizona in the U.S. will once more toughen its penalties against illegal immigration, this time with a measure that considers the trafficking of undocumented immigrants as a crime eligible for the death penalty in the state.
Latino Children

Thousands of Latino Children Write Letters to the US Congress to Stop Deportations and Approve the Immigration Reform

On these Holidays, as most children prepare to write their letters to Santa, thousands of children in the United States have joined a campaign to stop the deportation of immigrants and create raise awareness in the federal governement to prevent hundreds of families from being separated.
Immigration Reform

2014 Immigration Reform News: US Chamber of Commerce Insists on Reform Approval in 2014

Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce said that immigration reform is one of the main issues to solve in 2014 with society's support.
ICE

Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Network Dismantled in Houston

An undocumented immigrant trafficking networks was dismantled in Houston on Thursday, Jan. 30, reported local media.
Pope Francis

Chicago Latinos Will Ask Pope Francis to Intercede In Favor of Immigrants in the US

Latino religious and commercial groups from Chicago will meet with Pope Francis in the Vatican next June, in what is expected will be a meeting where His Holiness will be asked to intercede in favor of illegal immigrants in the US.
Undocumented Immigrants

Number of Undocumented Immigrants Arrested in US Decreased by 23% Between 2012 and 2013

Although the biggest fear for undocumented immigrants living in the US is still deportation, data obtained by the Department of Homeland Security revealed that the number of undocumented immigrants arrested in the US decreased by 23 percent between early 2012 and August, 2013.
Arizona Border Patrol

Arizona Border Patrol Will Use Robots to Identify 'Narco Tunnels' and Stop Immigrants [Video]

The Arizona Border Patrol presented three robots that will be employed to identify tunnels used by criminal groups to smuggle drugs across the border and to detect and prevent illegal immigration.
Immigrants

Most Immigrants in US Don't Have Health Insurance: Report

The Obamacare initiative might not fulfill its goals since most immigrants in the United States don't have any insurance and are not properly cared for in hospitals, according to the Associated Press.
Texas

University of Texas Students Promote Xenophobic 'Catch An Immigrant' Game

A group of University of Texas students affiliated with the Republican Party has organized a controversial game consisting of "hunting illegal immigrants".
Women and Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform 2013 News: Older White Americans are Least Open to Immigration, Poll Finds

As America's demography continues to become more diverse, studies show that the country on a whole has become more tolerant of immigration and the economic and cultural enrichment that immigrants contribute. However, there's one demographic group in particular that is lagging behind when it comes to the acceptance of immigration: older white Americans.
Virtual Kidnapping

US Authorities Dismantle 'Virtual Kidnappers' Network Operating on Mexican Border

Last Friday, United States investigators managed to dismantle a network of virtual kidnappers operating on the Mexican border, San Diego authorities said.
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