Undocumented immigrants, if not deported, are set to contribute nearly $5 trillion in U.S. economic output over the next decade.

Study: Undocumented Immigrants Contribute More Than Wealthy

New research from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy shows undocumented immigrants pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes than America’s wealthiest citizens. If not deported, they are set to contribute $5 trillion to US economic output over the next decade.

Citizenship clinics are drawing large crowds as many immigrants fear for their future.

As Immigrant Fears Rise, Rush to Citizenship Under Way

Citing concerns about their future and safety of their families under the current administration, many immigrants in Florida say they are accelerating plans to become United States citizens.

5,000 March Against Trump Immigrant Travel Ban In Minneapolis

Downtown Minneapolis was jammed Tuesday night with thousands of people opposed to President Donald Trump’s executive orders preventing immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

530 refugees, more than half from Syria, were resettled in Connecticut last year.

Ban on New Refugees Affects Those Already Here

A refugee resettlement organization that helped more than 500 resettle in Connecticut last year says the executive order signed by President Trump to stop the arrival of new refugees for 120 days affects those already here awaiting family members and could greatly extend the process for those hoping to come.

Vetting of refugees involves three government agencies and takes 18 to 24 months.

Executive Order Leaves Refugees in Danger, Advocates Say

Refugee resettlement advocates say the executive order signed Friday by President Trump to halt resettlement of any refugees in the United States for 120 days leaves tens of thousands of refugees already in the process with few options

Farmers say the price of fruits and veggies will go up if Donald Trump's plan to deport undocumented workers is carried out.

Trump’s Deportation Plan Could Disrupt Ag Industry

A big part of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign platform was immigration with a promise to deport 11 million people who are undocumented, but some farm groups are saying, “Not so fast.”

Lucila Dominguez honored at 9th annual Facing Race Ambassador Awards

(Note: This video is featured courtesy of The Saint Paul Foundation. To learn more about all of this year’s Ambassador Award honorees, visit http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/ambassador_awards/)
Lucila Dominguez knows that change doesn’t come easily. Sometimes it requires personal sacrifice, as demonstrated by her work with CTUL, the Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (Center for Workers United in the Struggle). In fact, Lucila’s first volunteer act with CTUL was a 12-day hunger strike outside a major food retailer to protest unfair wages and working conditions. She continued to volunteer with CTUL until 2014, when she joined staff as a lead organizer, fighting for the rights of low-wage immigrant Latino workers.

Hunger Strikers to John Kline: Pass Immigration Reform NOW!

Hunger strikers from Fast for Families stood on the steps of the State Capitol Friday as part of a national tour to urge Congress to support immigration reform legislation. Calling on GOP Rep. John Kline to help persuade Speaker of the House John Boehner to allow the Senate immigration reform bill to be voted on in the House, the hunger strikers stood with local politicians, community leaders and activists to push for change.

Milwaukee Hopes For Healing, Observes The Day of the Dead

A few hundred people gathered in a drizzling rain Friday afternoon and into the evening to observe Dia de los Muertos — The Day of the Dead — a traditional Mexican holiday to honor those who have died .