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  • Sign outside Tactical Firearms
    Tex. gun store sign: 'I like my guns like Obama likes his voters - Undocumented'
    Tactical Firearms in Katy, Texas, is known locally for sparking intense debate, Houston's KTRK reported Sunday. According to KTRK, the store's current marquee reads: "'I like my guns like Obama likes his voters. Undocumented."...
  • Jose Godinez-Samperio, who was denied a law license for being undocumented.
    Florida undocumented worker should be allowed to practice law
    The Florida Supreme Court's ruling that Jose Godinez-Samperio, an undocumented worker, cannot attain his license to practice law is patently foolhardy, insensitive and inexcusable, as this commentator sees it. Godinez-Samperio has been in the...
  • Immigration
    Growing number of Cubans entering U.S. through Mexico
    News sources on Tuesday are reporting that undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border have increased two-fold in the past year.Citing Mexican government figures, undocumented Cubans stopped at the U.S.-Mexican border totaled 2,300 from...
  • Six states are home to 60 percent of the U.S. undocumented population
    New Research Points to Rebound in U.S. Immigrant Population
    After several years of waning immigration to this country, new research shows that these numbers may be on the upswing. A report issued Monday by the Pew Hispanic Center reveals the first increase in the U.S. undocumented population since the...
  • Undocumented Children
    Massachusetts likely to support law providing financial aid to DREAMers
    Federal financial aid may soon be available to DREAMers due to an amendment to the proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S 744. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the amendment on May 21, 2013. If it...
  • Undocumented workers
    How will immigration reform affect the U.S. economy?
    President Obama along with politicians of both parties have just crafted a bill, that will address the estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the shadows in America.These people entered the country illegally or overstayed their tourist...
  • Another inmate dies at Arpaio’s Tent City
    Another inmate dies at Arpaio’s Tent City
    A 60-year-old inmate has died at Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City, in Phoenix, Arizona.Officers found Arthur Madril unresponsive in his bunk, at the Maricopa County jail, on Saturday.Madril was in custody on a $4,000 child support warrant and...
  • A new study by UCLA professor Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda reveals the positive economic impacts of undocumented immigrants on the Arizona economy.
    UCLA study details positive impact of immigrants on Ariz. economy
    In a new study published last month by the North American Integration and Development Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Raúl Hinojosa-Ojeda examines the popular argument made often by Arizona public figures that undocumented...
  • Congress this week passed an extension of the federal E-Verify program ensuring that it will be used by employers for the next three years.
    Congress extends E-Verify program through 2015
    Congress this week approved the extension of the federal E-Verify program for three years, through September 30, 2015. Originally established in the late 1990s and launched nationwide in 2003, E-Verify is a free Internet-based service through...
  • Immigrant repatriation to Mexico through air flight is ending after seven year run.
    Border Patrol to end repatriation flights for Mexican immigrants
    This week, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced that the agency would be ending a seven year practice of using air flights to repatriate undocumented immigrants into the interior of the country. While most undocumented Mexican immigrants...
  • The Dream Act may reduce bullying
    The Dream Act may reduce bullying
    The New York Times (2012) explains the DREAM Act or Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors act affects over 800,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents. The Dream Act stops the deportation of...
  • Most immigrants at the center are awaiting deportation or removal and return to their home countries, while some are interned at the facility while their immigration cases are being reviewed.
    House Republicans refer to migrant detention as “Holiday on ICE”
    In a congressional hearing by the House immigration subcommittee this week, titled “Holiday on ICE,” Republican Reps. Lamar Smith (Tex.), Elton Gallegly (Calif.) and Steve King (Iowa) questioned the current movement by the Obama...
  • Rubber maids?
    Petrucell's Picks: This week's hottest must-have DVDs. Where the remote?
    What is a “Petrucelli Pick?” It is, in the opinion of the quirky nationally-known media whore, something you need to watch, read, listen to, own. Sometimes it’s a place you need to visit. It’s a must. Instant Petrucelli...
  • Immigrants in Arizona: the stats
    New stats released on political, economic role of Ariz. immigrants
    On Thursday, the research and data-gathering Immigration Policy Center released an extensive report detailing the vast contributions of immigrants to the U.S. The enlightening report titled “Strength in Diversity” breaks down by each...
  • Los primeros adornos navideños de iluminación surgen en los centros comerciales de las grandes ciudades. En este caso el centro comercial es Príncipe Pío y la ciudad Madrid.
    Christmas can be trying time of year for undocumented immigrants
    This holiday season, activists in California are urging the state’s undocumented population to be particularly vigilant. That is because, at this time of year, law enforcement sets up driver’s checkpoints, attempting to ferret out...