Critics of the administration’s immigration policies are pointing to data on the thousands of immigrants convicted of crimes – and then released – as evidence that there should be no further leniency toward those in the U.S. without permission.
As advocates of undocumented immigrants on Capitol Hill struggle to find common ground on the immigration reform debate, many supporters of undocumented immigrants continue to hold rallies and marches in displays of solidarity. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside city hall … Continue reading
The debate over comprehensive immigration reform continues while lawmakers, civil rights activists and diverse communities everywhere are emphatically expressing their desire to create a better world for undocumented immigrants. Immigration reform advocates are gathering in multiple cities across the U.S. to stand … Continue reading
Small communities across the U.S. are finding ways to show support for their undocumented immigrant neighbors while the wait for immigration reform continues on Capitol Hill. Undocumented immigrants are enduring one of the most difficult periods in their history. As … Continue reading
Every day more than 30,000 immigrants are detained in a vast array of prisons operated in large part by private for-profit corporations. The burgeoning business of immigrant detention is an overlooked and critical civil rights issue that demands our attention.
PHOENIX — This was supposed to be the year of immigration reform.But with hope quickly fading that an immigration bill will pass by year’s end, advocates are shifting their focus to 2014, girding for an even tougher battle as the … Continue reading
With all chance of passing a sweeping immigration reform gone in the remaining five legislative days of 2013, advocates of an overhaul of the system are trying to figure out what to do next.
Advocates of immigration reform in the United States were heartened recently when House Speaker John Boehner hired Rebecca Tallent to advise the Republican Party on immigration issues in 2014.
For those reading the tea leaves on Capitol Hill, Tuesday provided a potentially startling message: Maybe immigration reform isn’t dead, after all.
The push for comprehensive immigration reform is taking place all over the country, from Washington, D.C., to the West Coast. The Central Valley of California, which is home to one of the largest populations of undocumented immigrants in the country, … Continue reading