"We have to do things that welcome immigrants to our state," Vanessa Crawford, executive director of MIRA, told members and activists from all over Missouri.
Josemaria Islas made a mistake last July - he went outside to eat his lunch.
Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.
Latinos have emerged as a progressive nationwide political bloc that no amount of right-wing posturing will let the Republicans capture in any significant numbers.
Union, community, immigrant rights, and faith group members gathered on Valentine's Day in front of Mi Pueblo Foods, in the heart of the heavily Latino Fruitvale district.
Speaking in Las Vegas, President Barack Obama outlined his program for comprehensive immigration reform yesterday.
President Obama will unveil his proposals for comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday in Las Vegas, the White House announced today.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn declared he would sign into law a bill that would grant three-year state driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants .
The United States already spends more money on and has more infrastructure devoted to stopping undocumented immigrants from entering the country than for any other activity designated as illegal.
Latinos influenced the election outcome in a big way this year, helping to ensure President Barack Obama's second term.