By Anthony Advincula
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation last month creating municipal identification cards for half a million undocumented immigrants living in New York City, a move hailed by government officials and advocacy groups as a “huge milestone” to expand benefits for immigrants and protect their rights.
A Filipino-American organization that grew out of Filipinos for Obama during the presidential campaigns, called on members of the US Congress to stop political bickering and enact immigration reforms.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on June 5 announced the renewal process for individuals enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
By Viji Sundaram
Contrary to the drumbeat of criticism that undocumented Americans are a drain on the economy for overusing hospital emergency rooms, a new study released this week found that their rate of emergency room utilization is half that of US citizens.
By Chanelle Ignant
, Stephanie Castillo
Protesters marched April 4 to denounce the continued deportation of thousands of undocumented immigrants. More than two million people, two-thirds of them for minor infractions, have been deported since President Obama took office in 2008.