Press Releases

08/20/13 | Boehner Better Not Be Relying on This Guy to Get Immigration Reform Done  Is Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) trying to blow up immigration reform?  Sure looks that way to us.  At a town hall held […] | Read More »

08/19/13 | Telling Latino Immigrants to Get to the Back of the Bus Not an Effective Way to Conduct Latino Outreach  Last week the Republican National Committee (RNC) passed a new immigration resolution that was intended to reach out […] | Read More »

08/16/13 | Today, the Republican National Committee (RNC) passed a resolution calling on Congress to pass immigration reform this year, but failed to embrace an inclusive path to initial legalization and an achievable path to eventual citizenship.  […] | Read More »

08/16/13 | Family Celebrates and Thanks Supporters; Broad Immigration Reform Still Needed  Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez–husband, loving father of four, and primary caretaker of his oldest son, Juan, who has cerebral palsy—will imminently be released from Geauga County (OH) […] | Read More »

08/16/13 | One Year After DACA–The Biggest Pro-Immigration Policy Change in Decades–Pro-Immigration Movement Continues to Sizzle, While Anti-Immigrant Rallies Fizzle A year after the biggest pro-immigration policy change in decades – the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival […] | Read More »

08/16/13 | Prosecutorial Discretion Granted, But ICE Refuses to Say When Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez Will Come Home Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez–husband, loving father of four, and primary caretaker of his oldest son, Juan, who has cerebral palsy— has been granted […] | Read More »

08/16/13 | On Immigration Reform Steve King Continues to Fill Void Created By Boehner’s Inaction in the House  In comments reported by Business Insider, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus criticized Rep. Steve King (R-IA) – and in the […] | Read More »

08/15/13 | Rep. Steve King (R-IA) tells CNN this morning, “Last year, almost everybody in my conference would have agreed with me on this immigration issue…This year it seems after the presidential election a spell has been cast […] | Read More »

08/14/13 | In an article titled, “Immigration Overhaul Advocates Make Big August Push,” Holly Yeager of the Washington Post writes: “An unusual alliance of advocates — including Internet moguls and evangelicals, representatives of big business and labor […] | Read More »

08/13/13 | Anti-Immigrant Event Targeting Cantor and Featuring Steve King Fizzles; Event in McCarthy’s District Promoted by Pro-Reform Movement Set for Tomorrow Will Sizzle  For all the talk of the vaunted anti-immigrant movement’s ability to mobilize opposition […] | Read More »

08/12/13 | The Senate’s leading anti-immigrant voice, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), predicted to the New York Times in June, “The longer it lays in the sun, the more it smells, as they say about the mackerel.” Sessions’ pungent quote was in reference to […] | Read More »

08/09/13 | Immigration Advocates Bank Early Successes; Only Thing Missing is a Vote in Congress This week the strategies and tactics that immigrant advocates are using to convince Members of Congress to support immigration reform with a […] | Read More »

08/09/13 | House Republicans are Facing Constituent Pressure at Home As week one of the August recess comes to an end, the pro-reform movement is making our call for immigration reform with citizenship heard loud and clear.  And […] | Read More »

08/08/13 | From Coast to Coast, the Immigration Reform Movement is Engaging the House GOP in a Public Discussion on Immigration Reform and the Question of What to Do with the 11 Million Undocumented Americans Already Here […] | Read More »

08/07/13 | The Scope and Energy of Immigration Reform Activities Beats the Ranting of a Pair of Nativist Kings  Creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants is supported by a bipartisan majority of the House.  The only thing […] | Read More »

08/06/13 | Supporters of Immigration Reform with a Path to Citizenship Make their Presence Felt As Congress begins August recess, the pro-reform movement is making waves. Matea Gold of the Washington Post writes: Lawmakers hoping for a respite from […] | Read More »

08/06/13 | With Members of Congress home for recess, the growing grassroots movement behind citizenship for undocumented Americans is taking action and already producing results.  As the New York Times editorialized on Sunday, “an amazing array of […] | Read More »

08/05/13 | House GOP Gets a Zero Grade for Progress  As Congress slinks home for the August recess, immigration reform remains the rare example of an issue with potential bipartisan backing and public support from across the political […] | Read More »