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February 2013

Immigration Movement Continues to Grow as Activists Demonstrate in Favor of Immigration Reform Around Nation

As we’ve written, there is a broad coalition of advocates and leaders from a number of different sectors—faith, law enforcement, labor, business, civil and human rights organizations—joining together to call for immigration reform, and the strength of the movement grows every day. In addition, local activists from different states across the nation have in the … Continue reading »


From February 21-24, 2013, NBC news and The Wall Street Journal conduced a poll of 1000 Adults (48% male, 52% female), including 300 cell phone only respondents. The margin of error for 1000 interviews among Adults is ±3.10%. ·     American support for legal status for the undocumented has increased in NBC/WSJ polling since January. Asked if they favored “allowing foreigners who have … Continue reading »

Sen. Lindsey Graham: When it Comes to immigration Reform, Now is the Time

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is a longtime immigration reform supporter, and one of the Senate Gang of 8 currently considering immigration legislation.  He’s been such a leader on the issue that he’s now being targeted by anti-immigrant groups like NumbersUSA, who want to silence his advocacy. Last week, Graham spoke about immigration during a visit … Continue reading »

Tell Rep. Goodlatte: No Citizenship, No Deal

Sign our petition: Rep. Goodlatte and his fellow Republicans need to know that immigration reform MUST come with a path to citizenship…

House Judiciary Hearings This Week Find Consensus, Support for Immigration Reform and Legalization

The House Judiciary Committee held two hearings today, on two different topics (agriculture and E-Verify), yet the takeaway was the same: immigration reform must happen as soon as possible, and must include a path to citizenship. During Tuesday’s agriculture hearing, businesses and farmworkers found potential for an agreement on legalization, with several participants agreeing on the need … Continue reading »

Must-Read Articles on Immigration, February 28, 2013

Voxxi: As immigration debate rolls on, where is Kris Kobach? By Griselda Nevarez New York Times: White House Says It Was Not Involved in Detainee Release By Kirk Semple CNN: White House was ‘unaware’ of immigration detainee release Huffington Post: Jay Carney: Immigration Agency Made Decision To Release Detainees By Elise Foley Christian Science Monitor: … Continue reading »

Tuesday's House Hearing on Agricultural Labor: Steve King Tries to Insist Obama Isn't Enforcing Immigration Law, Gets Smacked Down

Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on agricultural labor and a guest-worker program saw anti-immigrant Rep. Steve King (R-IA) getting a little bit of a smackdown when he tried to insist that immigration enforcement has been lax under President Obama–despite reams of evidence that, to the contrary, it’s been ever more draconian.  Here’s the quote: KING: We’ve seen the … Continue reading »

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