Al afirmar que “la hora de poner excusas se acabó”, el presidente Barack Obama  pregonó el sábado los beneficios económicos de una reforma  migratoria, y afirmó que la iniciativa que elaboran senadores daría  cimientos más firmes al presupuesto federal y a las prestaciones sociales.  Es más, dijo Obama, el... Continuar »
CBS News: Border security option may help immigration reform By Ken Malloy Washington Post: GOP’s divide on immigration best explained by two senators named Jeff By Ed O’Keefe Bloomberg: Immigration Bill Will Pass in Senate If Changes Avoided By Kathleen Hunter and Laura Litvan Arizona Republic: A crucial week... Continuar »
El acuerdo preliminar de seguridad fronteriza de un grupo de senadores  republicanos, sin matar la vía a la ciudadanía del plan de reforma migratoria  que debate el Senado, duplicará a 40 mil la cifra de patrulleros fronterizos,  autoriza 700 millas de barda en la franja sur e intensifica los... Continuar »
Immigration Keynote Panel Saturday, June 22, 2013 9 AM — 10: 15 AM PST Exhibit Hall 2, Netroots Nation, San Jose CA Featuring: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) Markos Moulitsas Mandeep Chahal, DREAMer Luis Blue, SEIU Chuck Rocha, Latino PAC Ryan Grim, Huffington Post (moderator) Dolores... Continuar »
The prospects for passing immigration reform improved markedly this week. A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report shows that immigration reform grows the economy and reduces the deficit.  The latest Gallup poll shows broad and deep support for reform that includes a path to citizenship.  And an over-the-top bipartisan... Continuar »
House and Senate State of Play, Corker-Hoeven Amendment, CBO Report Today, America’s Voice Education Fund alongside other immigration advocates and policy experts held the seventeenth in a series of weekly “Office Hours” press briefings.  Moderated by Frank Sharry, Executive Director at America’s Voice Education Fund, today’s call featured Eliseo... Continuar »
By Yoli Navas: This week, Spanish language media has been following the movement of the Senate debate on a bipartisan immigration reform bill as well as the SAFE Act, which was approved the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives. Below are a few highlights: Noticiero Univision: La Reforma... Continuar »
What gives, Darrell Issa??  In February of this year, the conservative Congressman from California had laudable words to say about immigration reform and citizenship, saying: I think all of us Republicans know that we don’t want a class of residents that will never be offered an opportunity for citizenship. We’re... Continuar »
As the Gang of 8 immigration bill heads toward a final vote next week in the Senate, Charlie Cook at the Cook Report has an excellent reminder of why Republicans should play ball.  They’re in serious demographic danger as a party, and they need to expand their tent.  It’s unknowable... Continuar »