The word “Latinx” (pronounced “La-teen-ex”) is the gender-neutral alternative to Latino (male), Latina (female), and [email protected] (both male and female).
People who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, who do not hold a current visa to reside in the United States, and who have not been approved for legal residency in the United States.
The process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign citizen or national after they fulfill the requirements established by Congress in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
A program announced in June 2012 by President Barack Obama that protects undocumented immigrant youth and eligible applicants from deportation and gives them work authorization for a renewal period of two years. DACA provides lawful presence, but does not provide lawful status to immigrants. Learn more about DACA