According to the 2000 Census, there were approximately 1.25 million people living in the United States who self-identified as Arab. But many advocates estimate the Arab American population to be three times that size—over 3.5 million.
Undocumented Filipino nannies are highly sought after among wealthy Manhattan families, but they have no protection from abuse.
The law making it a crime to be in Arizona without proper documents is story number one in the Spanish-language press.
Europe’s economic crisis has fostered anti-immigrant measures in several countries and helped advance the position of extreme right-wing parties across the continent.
Student walk-outs and acts of civil disobedience over the strictest state immigration law in the country may mark the start of a new wave of activism by immigrant youth in Arizona.
Asian immigrants in New York City continue to reel from the economic recession, particularly the aftermath of the housing market collapse.
Watch a video about a Salvadoran DJ in Washington, DC who brought the community together though music, and became an accidental activist for immigrant rights.
There had been concern that a predominantly white jury might free 19-year old Jeffrey Conroy in the hate crime that took the life of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero.
Legislation to criminalize undocumented immigrants may soon be headed to the governor’s desk in Arizona, causing alarm among immigrants and their supporters.
FI2W’s Valeria Fernandez was a guest on PRI’s The Takeaway. She spoke about the impact of Thursday’s raids on shuttle van companies in Arizona, in which 47 people were arrested.