The Atlantic: Obama’s Immigration Nuclear Option: Stopping Deportations Unilaterally By Molly Ball Latin Times: Immigration Reform 2013: Would Obama Take Executive Action To Stop Deportations If A Bill Fails? By David Iaconangelo KPBS Radio: AZ Senators Remain Optimistic On Immigration Reform By Jude Joffe-Block ThinkProgress: Truth Bomb: Chief Opponent Of Senate Immigration Bill Admits It’s… Continue »

Earlier this week, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte explained to Univision Radio his plans for creating a permanent underclass by giving undocumented immigrants “a legal status,” but not citizenship. Then he had the audacity to say, “So there is no permanent underclass, there is no distinction other than to say people who enter here unlawfully will not… Continue »

During a meeting today with constituents in Rock Rapids, Iowa, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)—one of the chief opponents of the Senate immigration bill—conceded that the legislation is not amnesty. In response to a constituent’s question—“Do you consider the Senate immigration bill amnesty?”—Grassley replied, “I don’t use that word.  [The Senate bill] is a little bit different… Continue »

Idea of Permanent, Second-Class Status Out of Step With Today’s Values and Principles  As our nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington today, the immigration debate in Congress is providing politicians with a chance to prove whether they have learned from history or are doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past. The core… Continue »

Today is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders announced their dream for a future of equality.  Church World Service—a faith group that 50 years ago provided blankets to all those who came to Washington—has an op-ed in the Huffington Post today about one of… Continue »

New York Times: On Immigration, a Republican Carves Out Some Middle Ground By Ashley Parker Washington Post (Blog): Updated: Congressman says he understands DREAMers’ plight because he’s from Arkansas By Alex Seitz-Wald RawStory: Republican to DREAMers: I understand immigration because I was born in Arkansas By David Ferguson Press Enterprise: CONGRESS: Miller target of radio… Continue »

Los senadores aseguraron que la legislación bipartidista podría acabar con la futura inmigración ilegal al país, impulsar la economía y regularizar la situación de los once millones de inmigrantes indocumentados que residen en actualmente en Estados Unidos.

Nice try, Gary Miller. Rep. Gary Miller, a Republican from California, has historically been known as an anti-immigrant hardliner, despite representing a district that is nearly half Latino and that went for President Obama by 17 points last November.  He’s been spending this year trying to delete traces of his anti-immigrant past – and today… Continue »