Su propuesta representa un serio esfuerzo para resolver el problema y es una oportunidad para atraer a republicanos a la mesa de negociaciones Washington, D.C. – Un nuevo borrador de legislación de reforma migratoria del líder de la mayoría demócrata de la Cámara Alta, Harry Reid, de Nevada, y de los senadores Charles Schumer (NY)…
30/04/10 a 12:58pm Demócratas en el Senado proponen un sensato plan de reforma, pero los republicanos lo rechazan Washington, D.C. – Ayer líderes demócratas del Senado presentaron una centrista y seria propuesta de reforma migratoria. Gran parte del plan se basa en las negociaciones bipartidistas que estuvieron conduciendo los senadores Charles Schumer, demócrata de Nueva…
This May 1st, immigrant communities and citizens alike will hit the streets to say no to Arizona’s new “show me your papers law” and yes to real, federal action on immigration reform this year. Eighty cities across the country are gearing up for major rallies, marches, and protests tomorrow. Students who had come in from New York, Florida, and California to participate in the Washington protests led their own action in front of Governor Jan Brewer’s DC office today. They chanted, “Arizona, Shame On You! Immigrants Are People, Too!”
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04/30/2010 | Rachel LaBruyere This morning, 30 student activists took over the Washington, DC office of Governor Jan Brewer. Dressed in shirts saying “Undocumented and unafraid”, “Do I look reasonably suspicious” and “Shame on Arizona”, the group delivered… 0 Comments | Share:
04/30/2010 | Rachel LaBruyere Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Last night, Rachel Maddow exposed groups who are taking credit for the racial profiling law in Arizona. Not surprisingly, one of our main… 0 Comments | Share:
04/29/2010 | Lloyd The ink has barely dried on Governor Jan Brewer’s signature for SB 1070 in Arizona, but the legal challenges have just begun. MSNBC is reporting that The National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian… 8 Comments | Share:
As we reported earlier this week, the Trail of Dreams walkers have arrived in Washington, DC. Yesterday they went on CNN to tell their stories. Watch the interview and be inspired.
Senate Democratic leaders yesterday released a centrist and serious immigration reform proposal. Much of the proposal draws on bipartisan negotiations that had been underway between Senators Schumer and Graham. They made a sincere invitation to Senate Republicans to join with them to get a comprehensive bill done this year. With Arizona and other states lining up to take matters into their own hands, the urgency could not be clearer
Democrats introduce “Framework”. Today, the Spanish-Language press highlights the new framework for legislation for comprehensive immigration by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and the reaction of President Barack Obama to the proposal. Sample headlines include.
Last night, Senators Reid, Schumer, Durbin, Feinstein and Menendez held a press conference to announce their framework for moving forward with a comprehensive immigration reform proposal. At the press conference, the senators outlined their ideas for reform and invited Republicans to come to the table and work with them to advance a legislative proposal this year.
Obama: “The proposal outlined today in the Senate is a very important step in the process of fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. I am especially pleased to see that this detailed outline is consistent with the bipartisan framework presented by Senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham last month, and is grounded in the principles of responsibility and accountability.”
There’s been a lot of buzz today about President Obama’s comments aboard Air Force One last night, implying that there is no “appetite” to pass real immigration reform this year. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) weighed in this afternoon: In perhaps her most stern words on immigration thus far, Pelosi put the pressure…