A disturbing new article in USA Today, based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the ACLU of North Carolina, highlights how the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been focused on meeting deportation quotas by targeting, arresting and deporting low-priority immigrants.   Despite a stated policy… Continue »

A disturbing new article in USA Today, based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the ACLU of North Carolina, highlights how the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been focused on meeting deportation quotas by targeting, arresting and deporting low-priority immigrants.   Despite a… Continue »

National Journal: Why GOP Sees a Conspiracy As Environmental Groups Join Fight Against Immigration By Fawn Johnson February 14, 2013 Bloomberg: Obama Says Economy ‘Stifled’ by Outdated Immigration Law By Joe Sobczyk NBC Latino: Legislator: Immigration reform to clear House this summer By Sandra Lilley NBC Latino: Analysis: Rep. Raul Labrador emerging as the immigration… Continue »

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on immigration reform. We’ve noted many times that the momentum is on our side. The 2012 elections changed the game on this issue. Our press release from earlier today title,d On Immigration Reform, The Tide Has Turned, makes four key points: The Pro-Reform Side is Strong, Growing, and… Continue »

Since the 2012 election,  the ranks of the pro-immigration reform movement have been on the rise, while the anti-immigrant movement has been in full retreat…

Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee immigration hearing proved once again that the ranks of the pro-immigration reform movement are on the rise, while the anti-immigrant movement is in full retreat.  Today brings more bad news for the increasingly marginalized anti-immigrant movement, as several high-profile articles highlight the growing recognition and distrust among conservatives about the background… Continue »

The Pro-Reform Movement Steps Up, Democrats Lean In and Republicans Change Stripes Meanwhile, the Anti-Immigrant Side is Becoming Increasingly Marginalized Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee immigration hearing proved once again that the ranks of the pro-immigration reform movement are on the rise, while the anti-immigrant movement is in full retreat.  Today brings more bad news for… Continue »