U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is picking up on the gains made by a clinic at the Yale Law School by urging the Department of Homeland Security to end indefinite detention of immigration detainees.
About 100 demonstrators gathered outside an immigration detention center this week to protest U.S. deportation of immigrants and the separation of families.
In a speech before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) on Thursday, Vice President Joseph Biden, Jr. told the audience immigration reform would improve U.S. foreign policy.
Republicans favoring a broad revision of U.S. immigration policies are questioning why business groups aren’t doing more to force the issue with the party’s majority in the House of Representatives.
When an immigrant obtains permanent residency in the United States and is authorized to live and work in the country, they receive many of the benefits that people born here do. Many get Social Security after retirement and even federally … Continue reading
According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which is a nonpartisan organization, the plan presented by House Democrats for immigration reform can potentially reduce the U.S. budget deficit by $900 billion by 2034.
On the issue of immigration reform, President Obama has much more than a mere friend in Pope Francis. In fact, if the White House allowed for it, he could have a de-facto spokesperson on immigration reform in the Holy Father.
Jersey Vargas, 10, a U.S. citizen from Los Angeles, went all the way to Rome to speak to Pope Francis about her father, Mario — who was detained and could have been deported — ahead of the Pope’s meeting with … Continue reading
Passing comprehensive immigration reform is more important than Democrats’ success at the polls in November, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday.
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-2) and Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-16) of Texas have introduced a new bill to increase oversight of the Border Patrol as part of immigration reform legislation.