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Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Who is gaining the most from Obama’s deferred action program for undocumented adults?

*Contrary to what critics have been saying, it’s not as if opening the doors to legalization through DACA was going to let in a flood of immigrants. The choice to go through the deferred action process has to do with things like age, education, gender, family background and country of origin. This is an excellent,

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Latinos in the 113th Congress

By Silvia Manzano, Latinovations The 113th Congress includes a record number of thirty-eight Latinos elected officials. These notable numbers have both policy and political implications for the future of Latino politics in the United States.  First though,...

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Deferred Action Applications Increase after Election

By Latinovations With President Obama re-elected into office and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) secure, there has been an increase of interest and applications from undocumented students. “I’ve seen an increase in three ways,” says Jose Peñalosa, an immigration...

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Obama Reelection Could Lead to Spike in Deportation Deferrals

By Peter Malof, Public News Service EL PASO, Texas – The Obama administration’s new Deferred Action program gives young undocumented immigrants temporary permission to live and work in the United States, although fewer than 100,000 of the 1.5...

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Deferred Action Leaves Some Behind and in Limbo

By Beth Caldwell and Joel Medina, New America Media When she heard about President Obama’s announcement about offering temporary immigration relief to undocumented immigrant youth who came to the United States as children and were educated here, Judy...

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Giving Driver’s Licenses To The Undocumented

By Hector Luis Alamo, Jr., Being Latino President Obama would like to make life a bit easier for a small portion of the millions of undocumented immigrants leading clandestine lives in the United States. But a few Republican...

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

President Obama’s Deferred Action: A Fair Compromise On Immigration Enforcement

By Kristian Ramos, Latinovations President Barack Obama’s move to prioritize the deportation of criminal immigrants, while giving exemplary undocumented immigrants the ability to remain in the country through deferred action, is smart and fair enforcement policy. In the face...

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Morning NewsTaco

Thursday August 16, 2012 Univision Protestes Lack of Hispanic Moderator for Presidential Debate (Variety): Univision’s Randy Falco today sent a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates, expressing disappointment that no Hispanic journalists were selected as moderators of...

Monday, August 13th, 2012

What You Need to Know About Deferred Action

By Aaron Leaf, Feet in 2 Worlds On August 15th, young undocumented immigrants can apply to stay in the US legally under the deferred action plan announced in June by President Obama. Feet in 2 Worlds asked...