That font of political wisdom on the politics of immigration, Steve King, has some advice for Marco Rubio: Rep. Steve King (R-IA), the tea party stalwart and potential 2014 U.S. Senate candidate, thinks Sen. Marco Rubio (R-IA) has hurt his 2016 prospects in Iowa with his leading role on immigration reform, according to story published… Continue »

Roll Call: Reid: 60 Votes on Immigration ‘Pretty Easy’ By Niels Lesniewski Wall Street Journal: Immigration Bill Slow to Stir Foes’ Passion By Miriam Jordan US News and World Report: Anti-Amnesty Groups Face Mounting Odds in Immigration Fight By Lauren Fox Bloomberg: Senate Democrats Plan June 10 Start on Immigration Bill By Kathleen Hunter Daily Kos: Dear GOP,… Continue »

Last summer, we covered a civil rights trial against Arizona’s notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio and allegations that he and his Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been discriminating against Latino drivers on the basis of race.  Last week, a federal judge officially found that the anti-immigrant practices of Arpaio and MCSO amount to the racial profiling… Continue »

Durante años antes de la llegada de un tornado, pocos excepto los inmigrantes que trabajan en las plantas avícolas cercanas se aventuraban por los caminos de tierra llenos de baches del “Pequeño México”.  La comunidad, cuyo nombre oficial es Kilpatrick, tiene una gran población de residentes latinoamericanos que anteriormente interactuaban muy poco con los nativos… Continue »

Asian and Latino leaders in Nevada have asked him to support immigration reform.  He’s met with key DREAMers and told them that he likes the Gang of 8 immigration bill so far.  Now Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) is making the most public statement he has to date about where he stands on immigration reform. In… Continue »

Fue una celebración emotiva pero efímera. Los gritos de alegría y aplausos por la aprobación de la reforma migratoria en el Comité Judicial del Senado, dieron paso a nuevas reuniones y más trabajo en el Congreso.  Republicanos y demócratas aseguraron este miércoles que debían trabajar juntos para modificar el proyecto de ley sobre reforma migratoria… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC – En el Senado comienza la cacería de votos para llegar a la cifra mágica de 60 que garantice el avance y la eventual aprobación de un plan de reforma migratoria amplia y hay excelentes probabilidades de conseguirlos cuando arranque el debate en el pleno… Continue »

Bloomberg: White House Woos Hispanic Leaders in Immigration Push By Lisa Lerer National Journal: For the Future of Immigration Reform, Look to 1986 By Fawn Johnson National Journal: Letter From Judiciary: How to Survive a Markup By Fawn Johnson MAJOR NATIONAL IMMIGRATION HEADLINES Washington Post: Conservatives stymied in attempts to weaken immigration reform law By… Continue »