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New Pew report shows decline of undocumented immigration in 14 states, while 7 saw a rise

New Pew report shows decline of undocumented immigration in 14 states, while 7 saw a rise

LatinaLista — The latest piece of information that bolsters the argument that now is the time to act on reforming immigration comes from the Pew Research Center. A new report cites the decline of undocumented immigrants in 14 states, while seven states saw a rise. The 14 states that saw a decline from 2009-2012, which

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Video: Laying to rest the notion that legalizing 12 million immigrants is bad for the economy

LatinaLista — The debate over immigration reform these days always entails the argument of how much immigrants, particularly undocumented, are taking away from U.S. society, rather than giving into it. In that vein, lawmakers have reacted by passing legislation that bars them from doing everything ranging from getting driver’s licenses to receiving in-state tuition to

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Arizonans join those urging White House to include immigrants in debate

By Julianne Defilippis Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Phoenix resident Gerardo Torres said immigrants have “ideas that are really going to help” communities affected by immigration policies – if only President Barack Obama would ask. Torres was one of a number of protesters outside the White House Monday urging the president to include immigrant voices at

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Film Review: DOCUMENTED is an emotional journey that puts a face and feelings to the immigration issue

By Zachary Sorgalla LatinaLista I’m not afraid to admit it; I love getting my fix of ridiculous Hollywood action movies with explosions and fast cars, but sometimes it’s refreshing to watch a good documentary because they offer a glimpse of reality that you often can’t find in a Hollywood blockbuster. DOCUMENTED, a new film debuting

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New Pew study reveals shocking truth about “immigrant criminals” & why deportations are so high

LatinaLista — The Obama administration’s first response to quell growing Latino criticism over excessive deportations was a directive sent to the Department of Homeland Security in 2011 to only arrest those undocumented immigrants considered to be low-priority or who have not committed crimes. But deportations continue to skyrocket prompting National Council of La Raza President

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Video: No justice to be found for undocumented immigrants killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents

LatinaLista — Over the last two years, the U.S. Border Patrol has been under increased criticism of the deadly force its agents use in confrontations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Compounding the problem is the Border Patrol’s lack of transparency and accountability in reporting shootings along the border. Public outcry, along with stinging criticisms from human

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