Sometimes you just need something in writing. From the New York Times today: The Department of Homeland Security has stated in writing that foreigners who are same-sex partners of American citizens can be included under an Obama administration policy suspending deportations of some immigrants who pose no security risk. In letters sent late Wednesday to several Democratic… Continue »

California Governor Jerry Brown had the chance this week to make California the anti-Arizona, a place where immigrants could count on and work with local police to fight crime. Instead, he chose to keep California on a path where tens of thousands of immigrants are deported each year for minor offenses like driving without a… Continue »

Pressure Building on Obama Administration to Address Failed “Secure Communities” Program California Governor Jerry Brown had the chance this week to make California the anti-Arizona, a place where immigrants could count on and work with local police to fight crime. Instead, he chose to keep California on a path where tens of thousands of immigrants… Continue »

La decisión beneficiaría principalmente a inmigrantes legales de México y Filipinas, dos de los países que tienen el mayor retraso en sus peticiones de visa para familiares, donde puede llevar 20 años o más lograr la residencia permanente para familiares inmediatos de residentes legales y algunas categorías de familiares de ciudadanos que están sujetas a… Continue »

Brown esperó prácticamente hasta la última de este domingo, el plazo que tenía para decidir sobre la iniciativa. La Ley Acta de la Confianza pretendía limitar al programa Comunidades Seguras, del Departamento de Seguridad Interior (HSD) que ha deportado a un millón y medio de personas en lo que va de la administración del presidente… Continue »

Cross-Posted at Latino Decisions and Latino Vote Matters —  This week’s impreMedia-Latino Decisions tracking poll found slight gains for presidential candidate Mitt Romney in battleground states with 33% certain to or thinking about voting for him. However, the over national polling data shows the strongest week to date for President Obama and the Democrats, with… Continue »