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On the Streets of Philadelphia Young Latinos Say “No” to Trump and “No Gracias” to Clinton

Continued frustration with the choices in this year’s presidential election.

On the one year anniversary of New York State's participation in Secure Communities, immigrants rallied to protest the measure

Despite State Concerns, U.S. Presses Ahead with Secure Communities

DHS says existing agreements with states to operate the immigration enforcement program are no longer needed. States have no choice but to share their fingerprint databases with the federal authorities.

The purported mission of Secure Communities is to deport dangerous criminals living in the U.S. illegally. (Photo: foreverdigital/flickr)

Immigrant Advocates Hail Cuomo for Suspending Secure Communities in New York State

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the federal program intended to deport serious criminals is not meeting its goal, and is undermining law enforcement in the state.

On the one year anniversary of New York State's participation in Secure Communities, immigrants rallied to protest the measure

Pressure Builds for Gov. Cuomo to take NY Out of Secure Communities

Lawmakers and immigrant advocates want New York to follow Illinois in opting out of the federal information-sharing program. Critics say S-Comm, designed to identify undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes, is being used mainly to target those convicted of minor offenses.

Rikers Island

NYC Cooperation with ICE on Immigrant Detentions Angers Council Members

A heated exchange between the Bloomberg administration and its critics over federal access to immigrant inmates at the city’s Rikers Island prison.

Immigrant workers marched to remember the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (Photo: Catalina Jaramillo)

In Shadow of Triangle Shirtwaist Building, Immigrant Workers Call For Safer Conditions and Unionization

At a commemoration for the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, immigrant workers said even though a hundred years have passed, they still suffer from unsafe work conditions and abuse.

Miranda speaking at a press conference in Suffolk County about allegations of the mishandling of hate crimes

Immigration Leaders Meet With U.S. Officials About Long Island Hate Crimes

Allegations of the mishandling of hate crime investigations within the Suffolk County Police Department are raising new concerns among immigration advocates who met with officials of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Governor Paterson in Harlem

Latinos Give Paterson a Report Card: Good, But Not Good Enough

In the twilight of David Paterson’s term as New York governor, Hispanic leaders reflect on his legacy with immigrants and Latinos.

Young DREAM Act advocates follow the developments in the Senate on all types of media - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

Youth Say Tabling DREAM Act a Good Decision

Young advocates for the DREAM Act say the postponement of a Senate vote gives them more time to convince senators of their cause.

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez speaking at a rally for the DREAM Act in Brooklyn, NY - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

Gutiérrez to DREAM Act Supporters: Put Pressure on Republicans

Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez wants to focus on passage of the DREAM Act as a stand-alone bill during the lame duck session. In New York over the weekend, the leader in the fight for immigration reform signaled a shift in tactics.