America’s Voice Assesses the Most Telling & Important Proposed Changes to Senate Immigration Bill Ahead of the start of the legislative markup tomorrow in the Senate Judiciary Committee, immigration reform supporters and opponents on the Senate Judiciary Committee have filed over 300 amendments to the bipartisan reform bill. Below is a snapshot of some of… Continue »

Actualizado  8 de mayo de 2013 Respuestas a preguntas más comunes sobre proyecto bipartidista del Grupo de los Ocho del Senado, S. 744, “Ley de 2013 de Seguridad Fronteriza, Oportunidad Económica y Modernización del Sistema Migratorio” La presentación de un proyecto de ley de reforma migratoria en el Senado sólo supone que se inicia un… Continue »

La gran cantidad de modificaciones al proyecto de ley de reforma migratoria presagia un debate arduo y prolongado con propuestas como pedir que los inmigrantes sin papeles aporten una muestra de su ADN cuando soliciten legalización.  El comité comenzará a sesionar en pleno a partir del jueves para someter a votación cada enmienda y posteriormente… Continue »

Una reforma migratoria que estabilice y ofrezca papeles a la población indocumentada de California —la mayor del país, con 2.6 millones de personas— tendría un efecto multiplicador en la economía del estado, ya que se estima que legalizarlos aumentaría sus ingresos entre 14 y 25%, es decir, un mínimo de 4,600 millones de dólares anuales. … Continue »

The Heritage Report has had a rough week, after being criticized by everyone from Paul Ryan to Marco Rubio to Jeff Flake.  Co-author of the report Robert Rector admitted that he hasn’t even examined the full immigration bill that his study critiques, and told Larry Kudlow that the report didn’t bother to calculate the economic benefits from immigrants. Keep in mind, this Heritage Report… Continue »

Associated Press: Immigration bill confronts hundreds of amendments By Erica Werner PBS Newshour: Chambliss’ Hole-in-One Puts Obama in Play on Budget Talks By Christina Bellatoni and Katelyn Polanz SENATE JUDICIARY MARK-UP PREVIEW & AMENDMENT ANALYSIS Washington Post: Senate immigration bill elicits a flood of amendments By David Nakamura and Ed O’Keefe Wall Street Journal: Immigrant… Continue »

Buzzfeed: Senator Patrick Leahy Files Amendments To Include Gay Couples In Immigration Bill By Chris Geidner NBC News: GOP spotlights border security as immigration fight looms By Carrie Dann US News: GOP Throws Up Road Block on Immigration Reform By Lauren Fox Huffington Post: Senate Immigration Bill Will Help Border Security, Homeland Security Officials Say… Continue »

Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the anti-immigrant Center for Immigration Studies and the intellectual author of the GOP’s “self-deportation” policy, again made it clear last week that he’s out to kill immigration reform—and he’s attacking everyone who supports it. Krikorian recently made headlines for encouraging Republicans to give up on immigration reform altogether because Latinos… Continue »

June 27, 2013  Also view Spanish-language version here The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744) is a bipartisan bill with many excellent provisions, and others of concern.  Following are highlights and “lowlights.” Highlights and “Lowlights” of the Bipartisan Senate Immigration Bill The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization… Continue »