The alleged imitation of the accent of a Mexican person in a mocking manner made by a member of Florida's Governor, Rick Scott's campaign staff has caused great controversy in recent days, and members of his party have demanded him to ask for the firing of said advisor.
The reception of requests for H-1B visas for the 2015 fiscal year will begin on April 1, announced the U.S. Immigration Service on Tuesday.
Democrats will resort to a measure that forces Republican legislators to call for a vote on a law project regarding immigration reform in the United States House of Representatives.
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, blamed Congress on Monday for the high number of deportations during the past 5 years.
Mexican activist Elvira Arellano led the fourth and last group of immigrants that comprise the campaign "Bring Them Home" which in the last week has gathered over 100 deportees to return to the United States through the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in San Diego, with the intention of asking for asylum or humanitarian visas to be able to reunite with their families.
Facing repeated reports of use of excessive force by agents of the Border Patrol, legislators from both parties have joined forces to promote a law initiative which seeks stricter enforcement of accountability of Department of Homeland Security agencies, among them the Border Patrol.
A national march in favor of immigration reform in the United States was announced by a coalition of 50 pro-immigrant organizations led by the Organización Hondureña Francisco Morazán, seeking to pressure President Obama's administration and Congress to approve immigration reform this year.
The hunger strike that immigrants detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) maintain as a protest against deportations in Tacoma, Washington, extended to ICE's detention center in Texas.
After a surprising vote on Monday, the Senate of the state of New York rejected the Dream Act, a legislative project that would provide financial help for immigrant youths that illegally live in the country so they can go through college.
Jan Brewer, Arizona's controversial Governor, an American state that in recent years has been harshly criticized for the approval, and eventual suspension, of a series of law initiatives against illegal immigrants and the LGBT community will not be running for a third term, local media reported.
The former Secretary of the State, Hillary Clinton, has been involved in a corruption scandal after it was revealed that one of her assistants participated in an operation to illegally raise funds during Clinton's Presidential campaign in 2008.
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 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.
A Brigadier General of the US Army will face a trial that might sentence him to spend the rest of his days in prison, after a military judge refused on Monday to drop the charges of sexual aggression presented against the Brigadier General.
Three weeks before the registration deadline for the new insurance plans in the United States, on March 31, President Barack Obama called for the Latino community to register and avoid the fines contemplated if they do not register in time.