El Congreso estadounidense debe aprobar una reforma migratoria como la que adoptó el Senado el mes pasado, porque esta fomentará la estabilidad y productividad del sector agrícola en el país, según un informe divulgado hoy por la Casa Blanca.  El presidente de EE.UU.,Barack Obama, “urge a la Cámara de Representantes a tomar acción y dar… Continue »

Nueva encuesta sobre inmigración: los votantes se dan cuenta del daño que Steve King le hace al GOP; quieren que Boehner guíe al partido y al país hacia adelante Frank Sharry: “Boehner permitió a Steve King un voto para deportar a los DREAMers, ¿por qué no uno similar para la vía a la ciudadanía? Washington,… Continue »

In addition to repeatedly claiming that immigration reform will not do enough to secure the border (despite the fact that we already spend $18 billion on immigration enforcement every year, and that the Senate bill will add a total of $40 billion more), immigration reform opponents have been arguing that they cannot support an overhaul… Continue »

Momentum is building for immigration reform. More than 100 top GOP donors signed a letter to Republican lawmakers this week, asking them to pass immigration reform that addresses the 11 million.  House Republicans are coming out in support of citizenship. But Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), who fancies himself the leading anti-immigrant voice in Congress, is… Continue »

The immigration reform movement is ready for the August recess.  Advocates are organizing events, gearing up for town halls and making sure members of Congress feel the heat.  The demand?  Give us a vote on citizenship.  The fact is that a bipartisan majority for immigration reform with an inclusive path to initial legal status and… Continue »

In her weekly column, Maribel Hastings, from America’s Voice, argues that if the House of Representatives approved Steve King’s amendment to defund DACA, their best way to apologize for King’s anti-immigrant comments would be to allow a vote for immigration reform with a path to citizenship.  Here’s her column, translated from Spanish: Is House Speaker… Continue »

Politico: Menu for House GOP: Immigration à la carte By Seung Min Kim Washington Post: A narrow border-security agreement could pave the way for broad immigration reform By Ed O’Keefe National Journal: Inside Boehner’s Strategy to Slow Walk Immigration to the Finish Line By Chris Frates Politico (Playbook): How Immigration Bill Could Still Reach Obama’s… Continue »

John Boehner’s apologies for Steve King’s “cantaloupe” remarks are not enough, only swift and bold action on immigration reform will stop the slide…

El presidente del Comité Judicial de la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., el republicano Bob Goodlatte, dijo que apoya una reforma migratoria que enfatice en la seguridad fronteriza, y ésta se apruebe “paso a paso” en vez de en forma integral, según una entrevista adelantada hoy a los medios.  En ese sentido, Goodlatte aseguró que… Continue »