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The Fight Against Obama’s Executive Action

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his executive order, which will bring relief to many undocumented individuals in the United States. Many see Obama’s executive order as a step in the right direction. However, many others don’t see it that way. This past week seventeen states filed a federal lawsuit against President Obama arguing […]

President Obama’s Executive Action: The Facts

Tonight, millions of undocumented parents are able to breathe a little easier thanks to President Obama’s executive action. Parents are not the only ones who will benefit. The new memorandum has also expanded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to include individuals who previously failed to meet certain requirements. Below are the facts of what […]

California toma un paso mas en inmigracion / California takes another step on immigration

Gov. Jerry Brown from California signed the TRUST Act this past week. This act is purposely created for immigrants not to be pointed out to federal authorities in case of any interaction with local or state officials. Undocumented immigrants are afraid of denouncing any crime done against them. The primary fear is deportation. With this […]

El Notario Público

En los Estados Unidos el término “notario público” tiene un significado diferente de los países latinoamericanos. Solamente ciertas personas tienen el derecho de darle consejo legal a un individuo sobre asuntos migratorios: un abogado o un representante acreditado que trabaja para una organización reconocida por la Junta de Apelaciones de Inmigración. Revise si la persona […]

La Declaración de Los Impuestos

En los Estados Unidos muchos se quejan porque tienen que declarar sus impuestos cada año. Tanto se quejan que cada cuatro años los candidatos de la elección presidencial dicen que van a reducir los impuestos. La declaración de impuestos es algo que se tiene que hacer y muchos no se dan cuenta hasta que solicitan […]

The Consequences of Getting Arrested

We are not equal. Unfortunately, many do not know this until it is too late. A United States Citizen (USC) can get in trouble with the law, do their time in jail or probation, and that’s that. If you are not a USC – in other words you have Lawful Permanent Residence (“green card”), you […]

Enough is Enough, Venegas Resigns from Secure Communities Program

Recently, Arturo Venegas, the former Sacramento police chief, resigned from the Department of Homeland Security Taskforce. Secure Communities is a controversial program that was designed as a way for the FBI to share fingerprint information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It program is suppose to find dangerous criminals who are undocumented. However, the program has been used to jail […]

Obama’s Promise for Immigration Reform/Obama Promete una Reforma Inmigratoria

President Barack Obama spoke at the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) annual conference.  Obama tried to encourage Latino voters not to give up on him. However, it has been a difficult administration since republican are not supporting his ideas. Many advocates believe Obama should use his executive authority to fix immigration issues. According to […]

ICE Anounces Changes to Program “Secure Communities” / ICE Anuncia Cambios a el Programa “Comunidades Seguras”

The Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), John Morton, delivered a memorandum to guide the agency in order to enforce immigration priorities base on their prosecutorial discretion. ICE must prioritize the use of its enforcement personnel to promote national security, border security, public safety and the honesty of immigration system.  In order to prioritize […]

Immigration Still Hot Topic, Waiting on Government | Leyes de Inmigración Necesitan Cambiar, Esperando al Gobierno

People remain divided over U.S. immigration policies. Some believe it is the federal government’s job to regulate such policies. Others believe it should be left up to each individual state to determine how they will regulate their immigration issues. The one thing all sides can agree on is that something needs to be done and […]