Now that you’re familiar with the members of the bipartisan Senate Gang of Eight, get ready to meet the Senate “Gang of Hate.” With the Senate immigration mark-up set to kick off this week, new profiles by America’s Voice Education Fund shed light on key immigration reform opponents in the Senate – Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Chuck Grassley… Continue »

America’s Voice Education Fund Sheds Light on Senate Immigration Reform Opponents and their Anti-Immigrant “Brain Trust” Now that you’re familiar with the members of the bipartisan Senate Gang of Eight, get ready to meet the Senate “Gang of Hate.” With the Senate immigration mark-up set to kick off this week, new profiles by America’s Voice… Continue »

New York Times: Obama’s Defender of Borders Is Again a Voice for Migrants By Michael Shear Reuters: Lawmakers struggle over guest workers in immigration bill By Caren Bohan Politico: Senators to offer changes to immigration bill By Seung Min Kim The Hill: Immigration reform faces Senate gauntlet, uncertain House outlook By Russell Berman NBC Latino:… Continue »

El artista urbano dominicano Rubén Ubiera se ha inspirado en experiencias dolorosas de inmigrantes hispanos para pintar un mural interactivo en Miami con un mensaje de solidaridad con los sin papeles y a favor de una reforma migratoria justa en EE.UU.  El mural, de 20 metros de ancho y seis de alto, ocupa la fachada… Continue »

El presidente de EE.UU., Barack Obama, dijo hoy que apoya que el proyecto de ley sobre la reforma migratoria en su país incluya una disposición para que las parejas homosexuales sean tratadas igual que las demás.  “La comunidad LGBT debe ser tratada como cualquier otra”, subrayó Obama en San José en una conferencia de prensa… Continue »

El presidente estadunidense Barack Obama, en el marco de su visita a México y Costa Rica, aseguró que las deportaciones continuarán hasta que cambie la ley o se concrete una reforma migratoria.  En una entrevista con la cadena de televisión estadunidense en español Univisión, Obama reiteró estar a favor de un cambio en las leyes,… Continue »

 SEN. JEFF SESSIONS (R-AL) “All our staff has been working for days trying to decipher this gobbledygook. And I’m told that you read it two, three times, and you get a different insight each time you read it.” – Senator Sessions about Gang of 8 Immigration Bill, Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, April 26, 2013 Senator… Continue »

There’s the Senate “Gang of Hate“—and there’s their “brain trust” (or what we like to call their “drain trust”).  These are the guys that supply them with so many of their ideas about immigrants and the restrictionist fantasy knowns as “self-deportation.”  Meet some of the anti-immigrant nativists who are frequent collaborators with the Gang of… Continue »

El Senado de Estados Unidos iniciará el jueves próximo el proceso de una serie de enmiendas al proyecto bipartidista de reforma migratoria integral, que incluye seguridad fronteriza y la legalización de unos 11 millones de indocumentados.  El presidente del Comité Judicial del Senado, el demócrata Patrick Leahy, dijo este domingo a la cadena NBC que… Continue »