Laws & Immigration

Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says

Ukraine & Russia News 2014: Kiev Asks for More Sanctions Against Moscow

Ukraine representatives have asked the European Union for more sanctions against Russia as the conflict worsens

Ferguson: Protestor Files $40 Million Lawsuit Against Police

A $40 million federal lawsuit was filed Thursday by protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, claiming that police used excessive force to arrest innocent demonstrators, violating their civil rights.
Lucrecia Gomez and Luiza Tanuri, Make the Road New York, Westbury, Long Island

Long Island Immigrants, Faith Leaders and Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for 2,200 Undocumented Children

Long Island immigrants, faith leaders, and advocates spoke out late last week to call for compassion and due process for the 2,200 unaccompanied children arriving in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Pro-Russian rebels on Friday captured a strategic Ukrainian coastal town.

Pro-Russian Rebels Take Control of Ukrainian Coastal Town

Two days after peace talks, Russia-Ukraine conflict intensifies
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Expansion Details - What You Need to Know

DREAMer to Congress: 'Think of Immigration as Saving Lives,' DACA Recipients See US as 'Land of Opportunities'

Undocumented immigrants sacrifice their history in their native countries for the American Dream and new opportunities in the United States, and that is no different for DREAMer Hareth Andrade-Ayala.
Since the start of the century, Peru has the fastest-growing middle class in Latin America.

Peru's Middle Class Leads Latin America: Report

Poverty in Peru fell 50 percent since the start of the century

South African President Zuma Visits Vladimir Putin Near Moscow; What's Next for the Two Nations?

The South African President Jacob Zuma made a surprising trip to Russia this week, even meeting with Vladimir Putin himself
This chart shows Mexico's minimum wage in terms of real value.

Mexico Looking To Increase Wages as Car Manufacturers Flood Country

Mexican economy is growing, but workers' pay lags
Barack Obama

President Barack Obama Nominates Three Latinos to Key Roles, Including ICE and Small Business Administration

President Barack Obama announced his latest nominations to "key" administration posts, including three Latinos, which could affect immigration management.
After a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed her shooting-range instructor this week, a safety debate has picked up.

Gun Control Debate, Facts & Laws 2014: Shooting Range Killing Sparks Discussion Over Safety

Girl accidentally killed a firing-range instructor with a submachine gun

'La Bestia' Trains & Immigration: Mexico Cracks Down on Freight Trains Along Popular Migration Route

Authorities have stepped up monitoring of infamous train route
UK International Terror Threat Level Raised To 'Severe'

UK Raises Terror Threat Level to 'Severe'

UK increases threat level to "severe" in response to number of nationals in Islamic State

Brazil Presidential Election 2014: Newest Candidate Marina Silva Passes Rousseff in Polls

Candidate Marina Silva wasn't in the race last month
paul ryan

Paul Ryan Confronted by DREAMers Again on Immigration Reform, Deportation and Vote to Defund DACA

A national immigrant youth-led organization confronted Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., once again for his opposition against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Ebola Virus Outbreak & Symptoms: Disease Could Infect 20,000 Before Contained

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak continues to spread
President Barack Obama

Immigration Reform News 2014: Obama Administration sticking to Deadline for Immigration

Obama Administration sticking to deadline for immigration reform
Catalino Guerrero with his granddaughter, Elizabeth, gets stay of removal, faced imminent deportation, August 28, 2014

Grandfather Ordered Deported to Mexico Gets One-Year Stay of Removal

Catalino Guerrero, who was facing imminent deportation from the U.S., was told late last week that he has received a yearlong stay of removal.

US Faces Significant Hurdles to Syrian Air Strikes

Islamic State militants could have anti-aircraft weaponry
John Boehner

John Boehner Criticizes Projected 1.5 Percent GDP Growth

The Congressional Budget Office, providing nonpartisan analysis for Congress, predicted U.S. GDP will increase by 1.5 percent by the end of 2014, and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, used the news to criticize Democrats and the Obama administration.
Enrique Pena Nieto

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Applauds California's Immigration Policies Benefiting Immigrants in US

Although Congress has yet to send President Barack Obama legislation addressing immigration, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto commended California for the state's efforts on the issue.
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