A bipartisan group in the House of Representatives known as the “Gang of Seven” is ready to push its 2013 comprehensive sometime in October. The group will wait for the “right bipartisan moment” to introduce the bill, probably sometime in … Continue reading
In Philadelphia, immigrant activists renewed calls on local police to scale back their collaboration with federal law enforcement, saying the relationship discourages immigrants from calling police.
When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement tried to deport Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez, his community stepped up. Neighbors wrote letters to ICE, over 7,000 people emailed ICE’s Detroit Field Office director. The support was inspiring, and it’s what pressured ICE to finally … Continue reading
America’s Voice, a pro-immigration group vowed to take physical action if House Republicans scuttle immigration reform. House Republicans will either get it done or get blamed for blocking it. All of these process excuses and procedural obstacles have been put … Continue reading
Opponents to immigration reform argue that immigrants—particularly low-skilled workers—will impose a fiscal burden on their new countries, taking advantage of rich countries’ generous welfare states while contributing little in taxes. A study by the the Organization for Economic Cooperation and … Continue reading
The fate of U.S. immigration reform could hinge on whether the Republican-controlled House of Representatives embraces a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. Meanwhile backers of immigration reform have held large-scale rallies to pressure lawmakers.
Holding banners for The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary students marched out of Union Station in Washington D.C. Some students passed out invitations to an Oct. 15 march … Continue reading
House Republican leaders have said they will not vote on the Senate’s sweeping immigration bill, and that they prefer to address the issue in a piecemeal fashion, through several separate measures.
With House Republican majority unwilling to consider the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill and its members unlikely to draw up legislation which extends a path to citizenship of any of the nation’s undocumented immigrants – a tenet which most Democrats … Continue reading
Latinos practically Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah cornered in his office suite by dozens of Latinos seeking to blast his proposal that would allow undocumented immigrants to remain in the country, but never let them gain citizenship or the right to … Continue reading