The U.S. Census Bureau has been experimenting with alternate versions of the race and ethnicity section of its National Content Test Research Study. The bureau hopes that by the next census in 2020, it can more accurately tally Hispanics and other newly prominent minority groups.
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
My two sons used to come home from a day at high school complaining that ludicrous accusations of racism were as common as the desks in the classrooms. I chalked it up to adolescent exaggeration.
After having spent the current academic year as a teacher surrounded by rowdy high-schoolers, I can attest that they were right.
In the hallways, at assemblies, in my classroom, “That’s racist!” was a common refrain for most of the early fall.
Trump's advice to illegal migrants: “Keep your head down as much as you can”
Is it just me or does anyone else get the feeling that President Trump and others in his administration don’t see any difference between unauthorized immigrants and those residing in our country legally?
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.
A new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights advocacy organization, says that more than two-thirds of 2,000 teachers surveyed reported students -- mainly immigrants, children of immigrants and Muslims -- expressing concerns or fears about what might happen to them or their families during a Trump presidency.
Since the election, more than half of teachers have seen an increase in uncivil political discourse in their schools or classrooms, and more than one-third report having observed an increase in anti-Muslim or anti-immigrant sentiment.
Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) celebrated the four-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at City Hall Wednesday afternoon.
On May 14, Muniz will receive his undergraduate and masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Alongside fellow student Sade Oba, Muniz won the 2016 President's Innovation Prize, awarded by the institution.
No matter which way the Supreme Court decides, immigration has become one of those explosive issues, like civil rights, that has overflowed the bounds of normal politics, and has come to represent a fundamental battle over the nature and future of American society.
"Tenía 14 años cuando mi familia fue separada por la deportación", contó la actriz Diane Guerrero.
"I was 14 when my family was torn apart by deportation," Diane Guerrero says in the video.
Although he did not gave specific details on how exactly he is identifying the “bad ones” from the “good ones.”
Executive action may provide relief to millions, but the process for applying for that relief likely won't be easy, advocates and immigration lawyers said.
Chicago -- Viewed in a certain context, the disruptions that 4-year-old
Emily Ruiz suffered when she was unwittingly caught up in an immigration
debacle were tame compared to the treatment of many other families with mixed
Chicago- President Obama thinks Latino voters are
stupid. There's no evidence to the contrary, based on how he's mishandling his
campaign promises on comprehensive immigration reform. It's already becoming a
problem for him as he maneuvers toward the 2012 presidential election.
Forget politics for just a moment, forget the oh-so-important "Latino
vote" and forget the activists pushing the family togetherness agenda.