WASHINGTON — At a recent White House meeting with immigration activists, President Obama told the group his hands were tied. Even if he wanted to halt the deportations of millions of illegal immigrants, the president told the group, he could … Continue reading
The young woman jams her fist into the palm of her hand. One by one she cracks her knuckles. First one hand. Then the other. The noise sounds like frozen carrots breaking. Twenty-two-year-old Noemi Romero, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, … Continue reading
March 13, 2014: Thursday, a coalition of Michigan organizations held a press conference at the UAW Local 600 to release a letter calling on President Barack Obama to end deportations of individuals with no criminal records .
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Ramiro Vazquez has lived in the Charlottesville area since he was 10 — a graduate of Monticello High School, he’s continuing his education in Piedmont Virginia Community College’s culinary arts program.
Last Wednesday, in Washington, D.C., I attended the first public screening of the documentary The Dream Is Now, a film about young immigrants in the United States who qualify for the DREAM Act. That’s the legislation that would allow immigrants … Continue reading
Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy put in place in August 2012 by the Obama administration, about 950,000 immigrants nationwide are eligible to receive two-year visas in the past year. The permits are offered under a year-old federal … Continue reading
COLUMBUS, Ohio -The Ohio Board of Regents has decided that thousands of young immigrants in Ohio participating in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are eligible for in-state tuition rates at Ohio public colleges and universities.