U.S. policies for decades forced kids and many of their parents to flee, because the U.S. made Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador dangerous places.
United We Dream Minority Affairs Council said Vargas was in Texas this past weekend in solidarity with unaccompanied children who cross the Texas border fleeing for their lives.
Members of Dream Act Oklahoma, which has been raising awareness about how undocumented workers contribute to Oklahoma, blasted KOTV for its discriminatory report
"Mother Demands Justice" was the theme of a press conference and protest at the unveiling of a large public mural in downtown Tucson commemorating the murder of a Mexican teen.
Beginning in 2006, the city of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed a series of housing ordinances designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from being able to rent apartments or homes.
Last week's unprecedented march on Washington D.C. to "Keep Families Together" through immigration reform has borne its first fruit, immigrant rights activists are saying.
"I don't want my parents to be scared of being deported and being separated from me and my brothers. I want them to live in peace."
On March 8th, the newly-elected progressive congressman from Dallas/Fort Worth, Marc Veasey, hosted a forum with local political and community leaders to talk about immigration reform.
Don't look now, but the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency may be back to its old tricks.
After the abduction of her mother by ICE Jan. 10, Erika Andiola got in touch with other immigrants' rights activists, and within hours a nationwide network was mobilized.