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Inmigrantes, una Notable Ayuda para Engrandecer la Economía de la Ciudades

Es bien sabido que ciudades como Arizona y Alabama rechazan a los inmigrantes y están hacienda todo lo posible (y lo imposible) para mantenerlos fuera de sus territorios. Solo por nombrar algunas de las acciones antiinmigrantes, mencionaré al Sheriff Joe Arpaio y su esfuerzo por hacer cumplir leyes discriminantes basadas en el perfil racial. El […]

The Importance of Becoming an American Citizen

As a person born and raised in Mexico, I am in touch with the Latino community; I have heard what their concerns are when it refers to health, economy, politics, immigration and education. They are concerned because they care about their families and themselves. Additionally, immigrants know that as tax payers they contribute to the […]

La Importancia de Convertirse en Ciudadano Americano

Como persona que nació y se crió en México, estoy en contacto con la comunidad latina; he escuStaceyo sus preocupaciones referents a salud, economía, política, inmigración , y educación. La gente latina tiene estas inquietiudes porque se preocupan por sus familias así como por ellos mismos. Adicionalmente, los inmigrantes saben que al pagar sus impuestos […]

ICE Extending Definition of “Family Relationship” to Certain Same-Sex Couples for Prosecutorial Discretion Cases

In June 2011, the Obama administration identified its top immigration enforcement priorities: individuals who pose a threat to public safety, recent border crossers, or repeat violators of immigration law. The administration specifically empowered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to exercise prosecutorial discretion (or withholding of prosecution for removal) in cases where the undocumented immigrant does […]

Immigration News: The Police from LA will Change Collaboration Protocol with ICE

After the California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the law initiative Trust Act, the Head of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Charlie Beck, announced that he will change the collaboration protocol with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to avoid a deportation process of those whom committed a misdemeanor “We will not comply with the request […]

Deferred Action Approved for Nearly 4,600 Young Undocumented

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals numbers for the first two months of the program. In the first two months that Deferred Action applications were accepted for processing, the USCIS approved 4600 applications. Since August 15, approximately 180,000 applications were received by the USCIS. Currently, 158,000 applications […]

Graduado de Leyes Pasa el Exámen de la Barra de Abogados del Estado de New York, Posiblemente no Podrá Practicar su Profesión Debido a Estatus Migratorio- Actualización

Meses atrás Kareema Mitchell escribió acerca de Cesar Vargas, un graduado de la escuela de leyes de la universidad de la ciudad de New York quien fue traído ilegalmente a los Estados Unidos cuando tenía cinco años de edad. Debido a su estatus migratorio, la admisión de Vargas a la barra de abogados fue questionada […]

ESL & Other Services Available to Recent Immigrants

The Statue of Liberty stands as a symbol of the spirit of America and welcomes people of every race and from every nation into the fabric of freedom and liberty upon which the United States was founded. How fitting is her inscription: “Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she With silent lips. “Give me […]

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