According to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, it’s unlikely that comprehensive immigration reform will pass this year. This is clearly a blow for the Obama Administration, which named immigration reform a top priority for their second term.
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Democracy was founded on the principle that every voice should have a vote. As the end of this year draws near, those voices calling for a vote on immigration reform have never been louder. The calls are heard across cultures, across communities, across the country.
Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore – June 16, 2013 “NSA Leaks & Immigration Reform” Featuring: Theodoric Meyer, Reporter at ProPublica Holmes Wilson, Co-Director of Fight For The Future Mariame Kaba, Founder/Editor of the blog, Prison Culture & Founding Director of Project Nia Leticia Miranda, Senior Policy Advisor for Economic Security Policy at NCLR Andrew Slack, […]
Immigration reform is an often-debated issue at the local, state and federal level, and there are many differing opinions on how to best deal with undocumented immigrants. But it seems that immigration reform is finally making progress with the latest immigration bill passing its first procedural hurdle on the Senate floor Tuesday, June 11 in […]
The concept of a “path to citizenship” might be more than just a hopeful buzzword for Latino immigrants. It may be the path to reducing economic disparities for the growing population of Latinos in the United States.
“Remember that this is not just a debate about policy. It’s about people. It’s about men and women and young people who want nothing more than the chance to earn their way into the American story.” These were the words of President Obama on January 29, 2013 as he called for comprehensive immigration reform.
While in search of the American Dream, many immigrants have made unimaginable sacrifices to create a better life for their families. Some arrived to our shores legally with temporary visitor, worker or student visas which they have overstayed.
Experts of color and policy-makers were eagerly anticipating President Obama’s State of the Union Address this week. During the speech, President Obama addressed policies to improve immigration, education, and the economy, among other items.
This past Tuesday, President Obama spoke in Las Vegas regarding his plan for immigration reform. The president’s proposal is comprised of four parts. First, he plans to continue to strengthen our borders. Second, he aims to end the illegal process of employers hiring undocumented workers. The third component of his plan is to have a […]