Comprehensive immigration reform is probably dead for yet another year, the victim — once again — of a dysfunctional Congress that can’t even reach agreement on the things it agrees on. There is nothing President Obama can do about that, … Continue reading
With 10 months passed since the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform, with the House unlikely to follow before midterm elections, activists are calling on President Obama to follow before midterm elections, activists are calling on President Obama to exercise executive … Continue reading
When it comes to the issue of comprehensive immigration reform, the American public seems to have lost trust in both sides of the argument. We think Democrats only want comprehensive reform because it means they will grow their political base, … 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
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali) told reporters Thursday that the Republican opposition to comprehensive immigration reform is fueled, at least partially, by race.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, a Democrat who was part of bipartisan group that drafted a comprehensive immigration reform bill last year, says that Republicans really would like to see such a measure pass in Congress, though individually they don’t want … Continue reading
Immigration reform looks to be dead. Again. With the 2014 midterms bearing down and House Republicans standing pat, activists who pushed hard to get a bill passed in this session of Congress are making valedictory speeches about their efforts and … 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.
One reason Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) opposes the Senate’s bipartisan answer to immigration reform is because he insists it would force immigrants to become unwilling citizens of the U.S.
March 13, 2014: Thursday, a coalition of Michigan organizations held a press conference at the UAW Local 600 to release a letter calling on President Barack Obama to end deportations of individuals with no criminal records .