It’s no secret that President Obama could heal the pain of immigrant families facing separation today with the stroke of a pen. Using his indisputable executive authority, he could halt deportations, provide temporary relief to millions, and put powerful pressure … Continue reading
WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Cooper wants Congress to get off the dime when it comes to immigration reform. Cooper, D-Nashville, not only co-sponsors a major immigration proposal, he recently signed a discharge petition to try and force House Republican leaders … Continue reading
Rep. Dave Camp’s tax reform plan takes aim at a popular tax break that’s become a point of tension in the immigration debate.
Immigration reform advocates have tried being polite. They’ve staged acts of civil disobedience and warned Republicans the party will pay at the ballot box if they drag their feet on an overhaul.
Lucy Tzunun’s story reveals a lot about her faith. From her own journey from Guatemala to Queens when she was 30 years old, to her brother’s deportation in 2012, her faith has been her rock.
Members of United We Dream said Tuesday they plan to focus the next phase of their national immigration reform campaign on highlighting the impact that the nation’s broken immigration system is having on immigrant families. “With 1,100 people being deported … Continue reading
To be an undocumented immigrant — to live and work as one of New York City’s half-million undocumented immigrants — is to obsess over documents. That’s why the top two points of “Safe, Open City,” Bill de Blasio’s five-point, 3,000-word … Continue reading
The House Immigration Subcommittee changed its tone this week. Once opposed to providing a road to citizenship as part of immigration reform, the panel finally is entertaining the idea of offering lawful status to DREAMers, young immigrants who came to … Continue reading
am the son of Mexican immigrants. My parents worked hard and sacrificed so my siblings and I could get an education and contribute to society. Immigrants come here today for the same reasons, but their chance to live the American … Continue reading
I came to this country from Nicaragua when I was 6 years old on a visa with my twin brother. My mom was in a relationship where she was constantly being victimized by her boyfriend with domestic violence, and when … Continue reading