Stories by Elena Shore

Elena Shore is an editor, Latino media monitor and translator for New America Media. subscribe to Elena Shore's feed

Posted on: Jun 10, 2012, Source: New America Media

Immigrant rights groups in LA are reporting that LAPD officers used handheld devices to scan the fingerprints of day laborers on the street corners.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2012, Source: New America Media

Civil rights groups are turning to a new potential ally in the fight against Alabama’s harsh immigration law: the state’s top automakers.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2011, Source: New America Media

Once their deportation cases are closed, undocumented immigrants will continue to live here without legal status.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2011, Source: New America Media

More than 5,000 letters from young people across the country were delivered to Congress last week, with one simple message: To keep their families together.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2011, Source: New America Media

The AP Stylebook prefers "illegal immigrant," but the National Association of Hispanic Journalists advocates the term "undocumented immigrant."

Posted on: Oct 7, 2010, Source: New America Media

The stats don't represent the "change" advocates were hoping for.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2010, Source: New America Media

Where Latino voters stand on Whitman isn't exactly clear.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2010, Source: New America Media

Much of the fear of border violence comes from people who live away from the border. Those who live near it actually feel safer, an observation corroborated by a recent study.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2008, Source: New America Media

The arrests call into question how protected undocumented immigrants in this "sanctuary city" really are.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

An immigration law signed in 1996 can get legal immigrants deported for such minor crimes as peeing in public.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2004, Source: Pacific News Service

If the Republican leadership thinks they can gain Latino votes by praising immigrants publicly, even as they work privately to pull the plug on any immigration reforms, they are underestimating the savviness of Latino voters.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2004, Source: Pacific News Service

Ethnic communities are "coming out" in full force, forming their own religious coalitions and organizing protests to oppose same-sex marriage.