Posts Tagged as "Immigration"

Community Leaders Tackle Education & Enforcement Issues in Immigration Reform

Mar. 28, 2013 / By
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Enforcement issues and education barriers are the biggest problems facing the undocumented community in Long Beach according to community leaders at a forum on immigration reform last week...

Report: Majority of Immigrants Turned Over to ICE Are Non-Criminals

Feb. 23, 2013 / By

New America Media, Commentary, Reshma Shamasunder, Posted: Feb 23, 2013

This week, a new report dealt what may be the greatest blow yet to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s strained credibility over its deportation practices...

The Peace Builders: Long Beach Immigrants Rights Coalition

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
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Long Beach is a city known for its diversity: in people, music, and food. Regarded as a global city, it is a definite epic center of migration, with migrant workers commonly found in the booming hotel Industry and numerous foreign-born students attending the CSULB and Long Beach City College campuses...

Commentary: Immigration Reform an Economic Issue

Feb. 13, 2013 / By
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JESÚS E. VALENZUELA FÉLIX/Coachella Unincorporated

SALINAS, Calif. — Tuning in to Obama’s State of the Union address, I expected immigration reform to be a key issue — one that would take up a good chunk of his speech...

Long Beach Youth Voices on Immigration Reform

Feb. 8, 2013 / By
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Last week, President Obama gave a speech outlining his plan for comprehensive immigration reform.

In his speech, he emphasized a path to citizenship, continuing to strengthen border security and cracking down on employers who hire undocumented immigrants...

A Once Undocumented Immigrant Reflects Upon Obama’s Plan

Feb. 4, 2013 / By


Silicon Valley De-Bug / New America Media, First Person, Adrian Avila, Posted: Feb 03, 2013

In a packed high school gym in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Barack Obama calmly spoke on the real possibility of comprehensive immigration reform...

Cautious Hope After Obama’s Immigration Reform Speech

Jan. 30, 2013 / By
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By BRENDA RINCON/Coachella Unincorporated

COACHELLA, Calif. – The immigration issue is not about numbers for Esperanza Navarro...

The Time Is Now: Ethnic Media Call for Immigration Reform in 2013

Jan. 19, 2013 / By


Editor’s Note: This editorial was produced in association with New America Media, a national association of ethnic media, and was published by ethnic media across the country to bring attention to the urgency of immigration reform...

Citizen Children Experience Trauma After Separation from Immigrant Parents

Jan. 14, 2013 / By
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El Nuevo Sol, News Report, Rocio Romero, Posted: Jan 13, 2013

U.S.-born María Vasques was just six years old when her mother Edith Barrios kissed her goodbye...

Fear of Deportation Takes its Toll on LB Immigrants

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents Joel H. and Rigoberto M. are undocumented fathers with children in the United States, and in their homelands of Honduras and Mexico...

Family Forced to Abandon the US in Order to Be Together

Nov. 28, 2012 / By

New America Media, News Report, Beth Caldwell and Joel Medina, Posted: Nov 27, 2012

Rodrigo Ortega, 35, lives in Rosarito, Mexico with his American wife and two American-citizen children...

Latino Media to White House: Immigration Reform Now!

Nov. 20, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 19, 2012

Ed. Note: President Obama announced last week that he expects Congress to propose a comprehensive immigration reform bill in early 2013...