Los inmigrantes durante años han pagado mucho más en el programa Medicare que los beneficios que han utilizado, lo que equivale efectivamente a subsidiar los crecientes pagos del sistema de salud de la población de Estados Unidos, mostró un estudio divulgado el miércoles.  El análisis de la Harvard Medical School mostró que los inmigrantes generaron… Continue »

Cross-posted at Burnt Orange Report During the Senate markup of the Gang of 8 immigration reform bill (which ended last week), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) made it obvious how anti-immigrant he can be, most specifically by introducing and voting for an amendment which would bar all undocumented immigrants from ever being able to attain citizenship.… Continue »

A Tea Party-sponsored call last night featuring Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)’s communication director and the Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector also featured an alleged “joke” about shooting Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) over her potential support for immigration reform. According to Think Progress, this is what happened when the moderator opened up the phone lines to callers:… Continue »

Reuters: Supporters of U.S. immigration bill unsettled by Rubio message By Caren Bohan Daily Kos: Reid confident in 60 immigration votes, so why give in even more? NATIONAL Washington Examiner: Ted Cruz opens up on immigration By Byron York NBC Latino: Crowd protests Senator Cruz on immigration and gun control as he woos conservatives By… Continue »

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Here are five observations about the prospects and process ahead for immigration legislation…

Yesterday at DailyKos, Markos Moulitsas took a look at the amendments Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) is proposing to the Senate immigration reform bill. Markos examines Hatch’s strategy in relation to the GOP’s fumbling attempts to attract Latino voters, and concludes that Hatch’s amendments could have negative impact on the GOP effort: So the hope is that by… Continue »

Washington, DC –  Tras la aprobación del plan de reforma migratoria en el Comité Judicial del Senado y con debates en puerta en ambas cámaras del Congreso, presentamos cinco asuntos a tomar en cuenta según avanza el proceso: Para los demócratas es mejor un proyecto con 60 votos o más del que puedan estar orgullosos… Continue »

After several productive weeks for immigration reform in the Senate Judiciary Committee and ahead of a busy legislative push in both chambers in the coming weeks and months, this week’s congressional Memorial Day recess offers a chance for pause and reflection about immigration’s legislative state of play. Here are five observations about the prospects and… Continue »