Undocumented Immigrants

Colorado Joins Parade of States Granting Driver's Licenses to the Undocumented

It’s been a big year for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.

Connecticut to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Driving Licenses

Connecticut is set to become the latest state to allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status.

Ad Featuring Undocumented Immigrants Asks Whether They Deserve Healthcare Too

The state is launching its insurance exchange program that will make health care more affordable for residents once Obamacare kicks in but it’s planning but it’s planning on leaving undocumented immigrants out.

Calif. Bill That Allows Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Moves Forward

Under current law, if you don’t have a Social Security number, you can’t get a license to drive in California. But proposed legislation would change that.

Hospitals Caught 'Deporting' Sick, Undocumented Immigrants [Video]

Hospitals trying to curb costs have chartered flights to send sick, uninsured, undocumented immigrants back to their home countries.

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos]

In the fight for immigration reform, the parents of undocumented youth are regularly chastised for their immigration misdeeds. An undocumented Arizona photographer wants to change the conversation.

Poll Finds 63 Percent of Latino Voters Personally Know an Undocumented Immigrant

Immigration reform is once again the number one political issue for Latino voters.

Touré Makes the Case Against Calling Immigrants 'Illegals' on MSNBC

And he used Martha Stewart as an example.

Obama Immigration Speech Wordcloud: Undocumented vs. Illegal

Take a look at the word cloud below that illustrates which words were used most often during the speech.

Obama Immigration Plan Fact Sheet

President Obama announced his vision for a comprehensive immigration reform plan in Las Vegas Monday.

His plan includes four parts:

1) “Strengthen


2) “Crack down on companies that hire undocumented workers.”

3) “Hold undocumented immigrants accountable before they can earn their citizenship; this means requiring undocumented workers to pay their taxes and a penalty, move to the back of the line, learn English, and pass background checks. 

DREAMer Erika Andiola Tells Arizona Lawmakers: 'You Can End Our Family's Pain'

After experiencing the horrors of immigration detention firsthand, the media-savvy and well-connected immigrant rights activist demands action from her senators.

Release of DREAMer Erika Andiola's Family Highlights Youth Movement's Power

A prominent activist’s family is detained, and the swift response highlights the utter normalcy of the immigration system’s cruel design.

Watch DREAMer's Personal Plea Shortly After Mother Taken in ICE Raid

Erika Andiola, a prominent immigrant rights activist, describes an immigration raid on her own home.

TIME's Poll: #3 Undocumented Immigrants, #4 Gabby Douglas

But there’s a lot more to the story.

'Undocumented Immigrants' Could Jump to #3 Spot on TIME's Poll, Thanks to 4Chan

The group has quickly moved to the #4 spot on their own but they could soon move up to the #3 spot and stay there thanks to 4chan users.

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Visits Day Laborers Working in Sandy Relief [Video]

She expressed her support for their sacrifice and contribution as they work to rebuild their communities.

Undocumented Immigrants Rising Quickly on TIME'S 'Person of the Year' List

Undocumented immigrants are now in ninth place

Illinois' Most Powerful Politicians Back Licenses for Undocumented

Illinois may become the most populous state in the nation to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.

Mass. Becomes 13th State to Allow Some Undocumented Students to Pay In-State Tuition

The decision will cut tuition fees by about 50 percent for undocumented students attending state colleges.

Undocumented Can Apply for FEMA Sandy Relief Through Citizen Kids

If history repeats itself undocumented immigrants will be a large part of Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts but they themselves won’t qualify for financial assistance from FEMA.