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The first of a weekly column by senior editor Hector Luis Alamo in which he gives an overview of the most interesting and important things he’s read, seen, or heard during the past week, providing his thoughts on them.
Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress.
Even after President Obama first announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program 10 years ago on June 15, a state of limbo and uncertainty is still a constant for the thousands of recipients who initially thought the program would be the first step on their path to permanency in the […]
Despite the legislative setbacks to level the playing field for undocumented immigrants, Patrica Ordaz remains committed to empowering staffers in any way she can. It was to this end that last month, the formerly undocumented immigrant born in Mexico City was elected president of the Congressional Hispanic Staff Association.
Many audience members shared their personal and emotional stories.
We can’t stop fighting until we have protections and permanent legislative solutions for all who need them.
Our findings carry important implications for the estimated 65,000 undocumented students who graduate from U.S. high schools each year.
Over 65 percent of registered voters support a tax increase to help improve schools in the state.
For any of us to continue living our lives without fear of deportation, Congress needs to pass the Dream Act.
For the past 10 years, I have fearlessly and unapologetically advocated for the rights of the immigrant community.
I wrote this emergency plan in case Donald Trump’s deportation force tries to remove my family or me from the country.
We cannot just keep quiet as Republicans receive a free pass as they attempt to normalize hate, racism, and intolerance towards hard-working families who are in pursuit of their American dream.
I remain committed to fighting for the rights of undocumented immigrants — and especially those whose personal information could be released just because of they applied for DACA.
Is Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley the unfortunate victim of the lack of Hispandering by his campaign?
Texas continues denying birth certificates to the U.S. born children of undocumented immigrants
This year, CASA, the largest immigrant rights organization in Maryland, celebrates its 30th anniversary. Since 1985, the organization has been a leader in empowering, supporting and advocating for immigrants’ rights. Through a multifaceted approach of building a powerful immigrant movement, providing direct social services to individuals from over 90 countries and shaping the political process in […]
The battle to secure state-level Dream Acts continue. While Texas and Kansas mobilize to ensure that in-state tuition stays in place for undocumented students, the state of New York has taken an unexpected turn. Governor Andrew Cuomo, whose re-election campaign relied on the promise of passing the NY Dream Act, has turned his back on […]
Politico recently ran a piece called “Hispanics Won’t Turn Texas Blue.” File it under the category of essays I call “Too Little, Too Soon.” These types of essays have three goals: Convince Latinos that their vote does not matter. Convince Republicans that they are doing better then miserable with Latinos. Dissuade Democrats from doing more to […]