Conservative immigration-reform supporters are trying to soften “tea party” opposition and give Republican lawmakers cover in advance of one possible final push on the issue this year in the House.
Lancaster County’s vibrant Latino community is an excellent example of the important role immigration plays in maintaining America’s growth, creative energy, and economic progress. Congress must update our immigration system to ensure that the United States continues to be the … Continue reading
When the Fast for Families bus rolled into Springfield, Delaware County, on Wednesday, Sister Mary Beth Hamm of the Sisters of St. Joseph was there.
Today, employers will submit tens of thousands of H-1B visa applications to two government processing centers in Vermont and California. It is an annual ritual for U.S. employers who must obtain permission from the federal government to hire high-skilled foreign … Continue reading
My wife and I, along with my brother, his wife and our parents, operate a 500-cow dairy and a 350-cow beef business near Floresville, south of San Antonio. We also have 4,500 acres under cultivation.
Blanca Gamez felt like her life started all over again last April. That’s when the 24-year-old was approved to stay in the country and work legally under President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In 2012, Obama used his … Continue reading
Repeated studies and reports showing how immigrants help communities achieve better economic status apparently don’t impress the Missouri Legislature.
YAKIMA, Wash. — With federal immigration reform seemingly going nowhere this year, a national advocacy group stopped in Yakima on Wednesday as part of its coast-to-coast trek to convince lawmakers otherwise.
Latinos, Republicans and editorial pages are pushing back on the excuses made by House Republican leadership.
My Japanese grandfather came to the United States in 1898 hoping to become an American citizen. He died without even getting a chance to achieve this goal, as our country’s laws back then didn’t allow foreigners to become full Americans.