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We are all fighting for the same thing
Thirteen years ago my parents brought me to Colorado from Chihuahua, México. When I first moved here and all throughout high school I was discriminated against on a daily basis because I was an immigrant and I had a really thick accent. I was laughed at every time I tried to speak English, simply ....
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Timing is key for DACA renewal process
Last week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the renewal process for hundreds of thousands of young noncitizens who received a grant of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Renewal of DACA ensures current DACA holders will continue to be safe from deportatio....
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Warehoused and forgotten in for-profit prisons
In a devastating look into the secretive “Criminal Alien Requirement” (CAR) prisons for immigrants, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas released the report “Warehoused and Forgotten: Immigrants Trapped in Our Shadow Private Prison Industry.” In a four-year investigation of fiv....
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 Process implemented for DACA renewals
Process implemented for DACA renewals
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced last week the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted to the federal register an updated form to allow individuals ....

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Select undocumented immigrants allowed to military
The Pentagon approved a policy that will allow a small group of undocumented immigrants to join the military, potentially creating a path to citizenship for them, according to a recent report by the Huffington Post’s Ryan J. Reilly and Elise Foley. The new policy will affect immigrants currently e....
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Migrant children abused by shelter workers
One worker who molested a 17-year-old paid a $350 fine for his crime and now has a clean record. Another worker who had an “inappropriate relationship” with a 17-year-old detainee committed “no crime under Texas law” since the victim had reached the age of consent. Still another worker was fired, ....
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Immigrant Veterans continue to be deported
At the height of the Vietnam War between 1968 and 1969, Hector Barrios was a 1st Calvary Division draftee. “It was a year — every day incoming fire, everything — fighting, you didn’t know if you were going to come back home,” he recalled in 2012. Barrios sustained head injuries from an explosive d....
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Immigration reform: 321 days of inaction
This morning (May 14) marks 321 days since the Senate passed a bipartisan, commonsense immigration reform bill. For 321 days, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives has done absolutely nothing to address our nation’s broken immigration system. And to the extremists in the House, the ....
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Public schools cannot deny undocumented students
School districts may not use immigration status to deny enrollment, the Justice and Education Departments reminded schools in a set of updated guidelines released May 8th. In a letter to schools, Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder said that they had “become aware of student enr....
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Is Obama really the 'Deporter-in-Chief?'
For Prerna Lal, how deportation data is parsed and explained is personal. She was once an undocumented immigrant herself, and for her, the deportation statistics represent people’s lives. “There’s political motivations behind the numbers game,” says Lal. “We can cut the numbers either way, but th....
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Alabama Senator dishonors César Chávez
Last week was quite busy for the Senate’s leading anti-immigrant member, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL). By objecting to a Senate resolution honoring Latino civil rights hero César Chávez and touting the shoddy “research” of allied anti-immigrant organization the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), ....
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César Chávez restored our faith in humanity President Barack Obama
We are here to celebrate the life of an American hero. César Chávez was a man who devoted this brief time that we have on Earth to making sure that this country lived up to some of its lofty ideals, the words of our founding, the idea that all of us are created equal -- a man who organized others ....
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Fast for Families leaders arrested, released
Following a meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Joe García in Miami last week, “Fast for Families Across America” leaders attempted to deliver a letter to Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s Congressional Office calling on the U.S House of Representatives to bring immigration reform to a....
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Florida Gov supports in-state tuition for undocumented
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) said last week that he would back a Senate proposal to allow undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition, so long as they meet certain requirements. “I want tuition to be lower,” said Scott. “It’s unbelievable how much tuition has gone up.” Scott said that....
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One year after RNC ‘autopsy’ report
This week it has been one year since the Republican National Committee (RNC) issued a post-election “autopsy” analyzing the GOP’s shortcomings in 2012 and making recommendations on how the GOP can ensure a different outcome in future presidential elections. Notably, the RNC autopsy captured that t....
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