Deseret News: New sources of support for immigration reform By Mercedes White Wall Street Journal: The GOP’s Immigration Dilemma By Laura Meckler CNN: Video: Sen. Graham on spending cuts and immigration February 26, 2013 Los Angeles Times: President to meet with John McCain, Lindsey Graham on immigration By Michael Memoli Washington Post: McCain, Graham to… Continue »

In Chicago today, families torn apart by the US immigration system gathered to launch the Keeping Families Together Story Tour, which will highlight the voices of those who have been separated from loved ones due to deportation.  Over the next three weeks, more than 500 family members will join the tour and travel more than… Continue »

Last Friday, the Austin Immigrant Rights Coalition, the Border Network for Human Rights, and other partner organizations held a Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance march, in which 2,000 people came from all over Texas to march in favor of immigration reform. Watch video of their protest here. As an organization blog on the event noted:… Continue »

Happening in the U.S. House of Representatives this week are not one, not two, but three subcommittee hearings on immigration-related topics, spanned across two different committees (Homeland Security and Judiciary). All House Committees are, of course, currently controlled by Republicans.  Unlike the hearings of the last few weeks, these next three will not be full committee… Continue »

Scott Walker, gobernador conservador y posible contendor republicano presidencial en 2016, la figura republicana más reciente en apoyar la vía a la ciudadanía ¿Permitirán los republicanos de la Cámara Baja que el eventual nominado republicano en 2016 compita efectivamente por el voto latino? Washington, DC –  POLITICO reportó el viernes que el gobernador de Wisconsin,… Continue »

POLITICO reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) endorsed a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants on Friday saying: We just have a broken system.  And to me, if somebody wants to come in and live the American dream and work hard…we should have a system that works and let’s people in…The vast majority of… Continue »

Will House Republicans Let Eventual Nominee Compete for Latino Voters?   POLITICO reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) endorsed a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants on Friday saying, “We just have a broken system.  And to me, if somebody wants to come in and live the American dream and work hard…we should have a… Continue »

This weekend, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and one of the key players in the effort to pass immigration reform, appeared on CNN’s State of the Union. He expressed hope that a reform bill can be passed, noting “The time is now.”  Chairman Leahy is a longtime immigration reform champion… Continue »