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For Uber, Lyft, Others, Government Shutdown Slows IPOs

The partial government shutdown is slowing plans by some companies to issue stock to the public and potentially cutting off a key source of capital for the financial markets. The shutdown, now in its fourth week, has all but darkened the Securities and Exchange Commission, the government agency that oversees the markets. Most of the SEC's ...

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Julian Castro Visits Puerto Rico in Bid for Presidency

U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro joined dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico on Monday to talk about mobilizing voters ahead of the 2020 elections and increasing Latino political representation to take on President Donald Trump. The group condemned Trump's plan to build a border wall, and Castro also criticized Trump for his ...

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Julian Castro, Ex-Obama Housing Chief, Joins 2020 Campaign

Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday ... /
16 Years a Slave: Wealthy Dallas immigrant couple convicted of forced, unpaid labor in human-trafficking trial

A federal jury on Thursday found a Southlake Texas couple guilty of forced labor, harboring an alien for financial gain and conspiracy in keeping an ...

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Migrant Teens Released From US Custody; Texas Tent City to Close

The U.S. government has moved out all the migrant teens who were living in a tent city in the Texas desert and is set to close it down, according to ...

New novel gives voice to the LGBT Muslim teen experience

"I wasn't sure if anyone would want to read about the struggles of a Muslim lesbian from an immigrant family," Sabina Khan tweeted.

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How Trump Changed Asylum Rules in 2018

When U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced a new policy recently to keep asylum-seekers in Mexico while they wait for their cases to be adjudicated, it was the latest in a string of Trump administration policies ...

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Government Shutdown Enters Day 9

The partial U.S. government shutdown is in its 9th day, with no end in sight, as U.S. President Donald Trump continues to stress the need for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall In a tweet Saturday, Trump said Democrats should take the initiative on ending the shutdown, saying, “I am in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come on over ...

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Trump Continues Wall Campaign as Shutdown Reaches Day 8

U.S. President Donald Trump continued Saturday to stress the need for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall as a partial government shutdown, triggered by a stalemate over funding for the project, entered its eighth day. In a tweet Saturday, Trump said Democrats should take the initiative on ending the shutdown, saying, “I am in the White House ...

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Trump Says Democrats Should Take the Initiative To End Government Shutdown

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday Democratic lawmakers should take the initiative to act on ending a partial government shutdown that was ...

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Suspect Accused of Killing Police Officer Is Arrested

An undocumented immigrant suspected of fatally shooting a police officer in the U.S. western state of California has been apprehended, bringing an ...

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Undocumented Worker at Trump Property: No Regrets for Coming Forward

A Guatemalan woman is coming clean about a secret she says kept her in a void for five years. Victorina Morales said in a recent interview with The New York Times that she was employed by the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey as a ...

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California police killing suspect held

A suspected illegal immigrant is arrested after a shooting that was commented on by President Trump.

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Trump Once Again Threatens to Shut US-Mexico Border

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday once again threatened to close the entire U.S.-Mexico border and cut aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador if Congress fails to give him money to fund the border wall. In a series of tweets, Trump also asked to change the “ridiculous immigration laws that our country is saddled ...

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Defying Pundits, GOP Share of Latino Vote Steady Under Trump

Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he’s been heartened by the president’s steps to protect ...

Through immigrant stories, a portrait of America

Tony Hernandez is documenting the lives of "unsung heroes," from celebrities to those less known. The stories are needed now more than ever, he says.

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US Announces Steps to Prevent More Immigrant Child Deaths

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a second Guatemalan child who died while in the custody of U.S. border patrol agents. Eight-year-old ...

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Judge: Honduran Mother Can't be Deported Without Daughter

A judge on Monday ordered the U.S. government not to deport a Honduran woman, whose lawyers worry about her being separated from her 15-year-old daughter who has been detained with her for six months. U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss issued the temporary restraining order at the request of the woman's lawyers, who feared U.S. Immigration and ...

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US Says Asylum-Seeking Migrants to Wait in Mexico

Migrants heading to the southwest border to seek asylum in the United States will have to wait in Mexico until their claims are processed, under an agreement between the two countries announced on Thursday that will affect tens of thousands of people each month. Only about 9 percent of people are actually granted asylum. The Trump administration ...

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