Two separate groups of immigrants in the U.S. -- one here legally, the other not so much -- learned of their very different fates Monday.

Eliminating the Diversity Visa used by the man behind Tuesday’s ISIS-inspired terror attack in New York City to enter the U.S. could be damaging to African and Caribbean immigrants.

Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

In a blow to President Barack Obama’s controversial immigration reform plan, a federal appeals court on Tuesday denied a request from Department of Justice lawyers to allow the executive order to move forward pending appeal, reports CNN. The decision represents a victory for Texas and 25 other states challenging the administration’s actions, which were blocked […]

  On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled his plan on immigration during a nationally televised address. During President Obama’s address on immigration he said: … for a year and a half now, Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow that simple vote. Now, I continue to believe that the best way to solve this […]

  This week in the NewsOne Rundown: Bill Cosby’s attempt at a career comeback has been collapsing in recent days as abuse allegations resurfaced. This week Netflix said it was postponing a comedy special it had planned with Cosby to air later this month, while NBC said it was stopping development of a sitcom with […]

  Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about President Barack Obama’s plan to use an executive order to institute immigration reform and the President’s upcoming address to the nation. When asked if Pres. Obama should wait for Congress to act on immigration […]

Podcast: Download Are African Americans wrong to try and shut down any critique or criticism by Black folks of President Barack Obama? Do you think some Black people are too sensitive when other Blacks critique the President? Roland Martin takes your calls during the radio portion of “NewsOne Now.” Rep. G. K. Butterfield, the next chairman […]

Podcast: Download Immigration reform is a hot button issue. Do you think passing comprehensive immigration reform will hurt African Americans? Roland Martin takes your calls in this edition of the “NewsOne Now” Audio Podcast. Charles Chiu, M.D./Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Medicine /Infectious Diseases at UCSF joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel to discuss the […]

  Twenty-thousand-eight-hundred-and-five unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras were caught entering the United States illegally in 2013. Of that number, 1,169 were repatriated. So far this year, 57,000 unaccompanied children from those same three countries have been caught coming across the border, and 1,500, at most, have been deported. Given those odds, it […]

  Rick Perry (pictured left) is the village idiot of gubernatorial politics. Those of us who unfortunately have become his victims during his king-like reign as governor of Texas knew about this long before he made a fool of himself in the 2012 Republican presidential primary, but as he looks ahead again toward failing in the 2016 […]

As President Barack Obama pushes Congress to pass immigration reform, there are some who believe he isn’t pushing hard or fast enough for solutions. According to Talking Points Memo, he encountered such a person yesterday in San Francisco. President Barack Obama was interrupted by a pro-immigration reform activist on Monday while pushing for a comprehensive […]