Category Archives: Immigration

Immigration Activist Juan Carlos Ruiz Dead at 53

Juan Carlos Ruiz, a prominent activist that helped organized one of the key immigration reform marches in Washington DC, died on March 3rd in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to family members, he died of natural causes. Mr. Ruiz worked mainly with … read more »

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DC Holds Demonstration Against Donald Trump

Hundreds showed up to join a public demonstration against Donald Trump in Washington DC.  The Demonstration denouncing recent derogatory comments Mr. Trump made towards the immigrant community, was organized by elected officials, community leaders, and others.  The demonstration lasted 1 hour.  Organizers were convened at Freedom … read more »

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Immigration Rally in DC During Government Shutdown

People from all over the country once again came to DC to push for immigration reform. The rally held on the Mall during the government shutdown, gathered thousands. Artists, activists, politicians, faith leaders and others took to the stage calling … read more »

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray Introduces DC Driver License Bill for Undocumented Immigrants

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DC Mayor Vincent Gray announced a new Bill to allow undocumented DC residents to obtain DC driver’s license. The measure is in line with a other states like New Mexico, Washington State, Utah, Maryland, and Illinois that currently have laws … read more »

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Thousands Show Up to Support Immigration Reform Rally

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Thousands of immigration reform supporters showed up on April 10th at the West Lawn of the US Capitol to call on Congress to fix immigration laws in the US. The Rally drew people from all over the country. Some of … read more »

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Pro-immigrant Advocates Set to March on April 10th

On April 10th, 2013 an immigration reform rally will take place on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington DC. The Rally/March organized by a number of local and national organizations, including CARECEN, Casa de Maryland and … read more »

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DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier has disscussion with the Latino Community

On Saturday, July 14, DC Latino leaders met with Police Chief Cathy Lanier. The event took place at Vida Senior Center. The Chief met with concerned Latino Community leaders, that were particularly interested to hear how the implementation of a … read more »

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DC Latino Community meeting with Nick Majett, Director of DCRA

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