Latinos officially outnumber whites in California, but they have a very small representation in Hollywood. Among those who break their way into the industry are the DACA recipients, also called DREAMers.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization based in California, just released "America; I Too", the second short film in a series of films addressed to help illegal immigrants, starring Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi.
In Austin, Texas, an undocumented Guatemalan migrant mother and her son that have been living in a local church for more than a year. Hilda Ramirez says they were fleeing the danger of their country and were caught by immigration authorities as they illegally crossed the border at Texas in 2014. After they were released from a holding facility, the pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eleven months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.
Immigration officials arrested Daniela Vargas, whose father and brother are also in custody, after she delivered a speech for undocumented migrants’ rights
Trump's advice to illegal migrants: “Keep your head down as much as you can”
The Donald Trump administration on Tuesday established new directives to strengthen US immigration control, unveiling an aggressive plan that includes accelerating deportation procedures for undocumented migrants and hiring 15,000 new agents. New guidelines include people in US illegally charged with or even suspected of a crime, and would send border crossers back to Mexico regardless of origin
Employing native English speakers who understand US culture would give Mexican call centers an edge over rivals in India and the Philippines in billion-dollar industry, reports The Guardian
A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation has netted hundreds of undocumented immigrants across the country this week in what officials called "routine" enforcement actions.