Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) apparently didn’t pay attention to the firestorm of criticism that surrounded Rep. Scott Desjarlais (R-TN) last week, following a Tennessee town hall where the latter refused to help an 11-year-old girl whose father is in deportation proceedings. “I have a dad who’s undocumented,” the 11-year-old Josie Molina asked Desjarlais.  “What can… Continue »

Below is the tenth article in the series, “Immigration Reform Summer,” by Gebe Martinez, Advisor to America’s Voice Education Fund.  This article is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper attribution. Evoking memories of the African American civil rights marchers of the 1960s, 11 marchers, advocating for immigration reform with a… Continue »

  Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC – El mes de agosto concluye y al aproximarse el retorno del Congreso la semana del 9 de septiembre persiste la gran interrogante: ¿qué harán el presidente de la Cámara Baja, John Boehner, y el resto del liderazgo republicano con la reforma migratoria? De… Continue »

Are the Republicans Really that Safe in 2014?  Although some inside the Beltway dismiss the legislative prospects for immigration reform, a different story is playing out across the country.  With lawmakers home in districts for another week, policymakers continue to hear and read from a broad array of local voices who are calling for immigration… Continue »

USA Today: Illinois Democrat makes immigration pitch in Virginia By Mary Orndorff Troyan International Business Times: House Dems Ready To Make Concessions Like Senate, Says Gutierrez By Laura Matthews Washington Times: Immigration reformists gain American support, try to turn opponents By Stephen Dinan The Hill: GOP lawmaker a no-show at immigration rally in his district… Continue »

Continues to Disqualify Himself as Leader on Immigration  Last Friday, the Obama Administration issued a modest policy directive clarifying that the nation’s immigration enforcers should use basic decency and common sense in deciding how to deal with immigrants in detention who are also parents of minor children. Despite the very modest scope of the policy… Continue »

Los constituyentes que se oponen a que los inmigrantes que viven ilegalmente en el país obtengan la ciudadanía han expuesto sus puntos de vista en las asambleas municipales que han organizado los miembros de la Cámara de Representantes en este mes. Pero los defensores de la ley de inmigración con un proceso para la nacionalización… Continue »

Organizaciones a favor de la reforma migratoria integral en Estados Unidos manifestaron hoy su optimismo porque el activismo realizado durante el receso en el Congreso logró que aumentara el respaldo de legisladores republicanos.  

Arizona Republic: Immigration a gamble for Arizona’s senators By Dan Nowicki NBC Latino: Is immigration legislation still a go? Yes, say reform proponents By Sandra Lilley Washington Post (Blog): A conservative Christian in a deep red district makes case for immigration reform By Greg Sargent New York Daily News: Undocumented immigrants left homeless by uptown… Continue »