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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »