Immigration issues



The Pros & Cons of Immigrating for Love

I am an immigrant. I was born in Spain but I immigrated to Argentina in 1996. It’s a common belief that immigrants move to new countries searching for new jobs or a better place to live, or even to run away from adverse political issues…

STEM Jobs Act Bill Provision Would Benefit Latinos

Latinos could be among the biggest beneficiaries of a provision of a Republican bill that allows spouses and minor children of legal immigrants to live in the United States while waiting for their green card application to be processed. Latinos,…

Republicans for Immigration Reform

Prominent Republican strategists have announced they are forming a super-PAC to help redefine the party's immigration stance and to figure out ways to appeal to Latino voters. The super-PAC, called Republicans for Immigration Reform, also…

7 Questions for Adriana Páramo: Author of 'Looking for Esperanza'

Colombian author and mother Adriana Páramo’s brother and father left her family when she was seven, so she grew up in a household of women: her mother, four sisters and aunts. Her powerful new book, Looking for Esperanza, is also about…

Geraldo Rivera: "Self-Deportation" is a Chilling Concept

It was delayed so long perhaps it is fitting than when immigration finally came up in the presidential debates, it came in a back door. One of the undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization to ask questions at the candidates’…

The Presidential Debate: Obama & Romney on Immigration

The DREAM Act. Amnesty. Kris Kobach. Illegals. Undocumented. Arizona. The second presidential debate on Tuesday night finally touched on immigration—one of the towering issues among Latinos—and it came loaded with all the trigger…

Human Trafficking in U.S. Through Porous Mexican Border

For most Americans, human and sex trafficking is a practice that evokes far-away lands of underdevelopment and need. But according to recent studies, it is a matter that is creeping in through the cracks of broken homes across the country…

Hispanic Voters Threatened to Be Purged from FL Voter Rolls

Yeral Arroliga, 25, who told the Miami Herald that he is a U.S. Citizen who immigrated from Nicaragua in 1995, is among 198 people who are being listed as potential noncitizens. Mr. Arroliga told the Miami Herald that he has to produce proof…

Project Runway Alum Emilio Sosa on What Inspired Him to Become a Designer

In 2010, as a finalist on Project Runway Season 7, Emilio Sosa ( was known for his bold use of color. With his upcoming spring 2013 collection, the Dominican-born designer explores his roots. Though he’s lived in the Bronx…