When Pilar comes home from work at night, often after toiling for 10-12 hours at the family's tortilla bakery and store, her elder daughter frequently has a question for her."Why isn't my Daddy home?"
Immigration fraud is a nationwide problem. Unscrupulous individuals, many posing as attorneys, promise immigrants assistance, but they fail to deliver.
"We are taking our message to John Boehner that he must put immigration reform to a vote."
The Republican principles give some things to the immigrant community but also impose severe new repressive measures.
NDLON says current deportations, now approaching 2 million, run counter to U.S. history, have broken up at least 100,000 families, and damage the U.S. economy.
President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.
Senate Dems were unable to get cloture on a bill to extend unemployment benefits for people who have run out of eligibility without having been able to find work.
Cindy Garcia delivered a heartfelt plea on behalf of her husband as she fasted during the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dec. 12.
29 members of the House of Representatives has sent a letter to President Obama asking that he respond to Republican obstructionism on immigration reform legislation.
Eliseo Medina and his fasting colleagues ended their D.C. vigil by handing off the fast to a group of successors.