Films Follow the Path of Immigration Reform Over More Than a Decade to Illustrate How a Social Movement Becomes the Law of the Land When filmmakers Shari Robertson and Michael Camerini embarked on creating their documentary series “How Democracy Works Now,” they started with one simple question: what does... Continue »
Pro-Reform Movement Pledges Oct 5-8 Actions Are Only the Beginning of More Hard-Hitting Activities to Come to Get Congress to Pass Immigration Reform This Year Today, Latinos, immigrants, faith leaders, union activists, and other allies marched to the U.S. Capitol where nearly two hundred attendees blocked traffic and were... Continue »
America’s Voice Founder and Executive Director Frank Sharry was one of 200 individuals arrested today as part of an immigration-related civil disobedience at the U.S. Capitol.  The arrests, which followed a major rally on the National Mall and march to the Capitol featuring tens of thousands of participants, included... Continue »
Watch livestream of the civil disobedience: Video streaming by Ustream Non-Violent Direct Action to Occur at Base of the Capitol Update at 3:17 PM: We bumped this post to show livestream of civil disobedience. Today, October 8, tens of thousands of people from across the country will gather in... Continue »
Today’s March for Immigration Reform on the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol began at noon ET. Here are some of photos as the event began. Continue »
Huffington Post (Blog): Missing Movements? By Peter Dreier La Opinión (Editorial): A historic moment MSNBC: WATCH: There’s hope for immigration yet, says Rep. Gutierrez By Jane Timm Chicago Sun Times: Luis Gutierrez: Shutdown or not, there’s time for immigration reform National Journal: Opportunity Costs of the Shutdown By Lucia... Continue »
Seven months after the RNC released its post-2012 election autopsy report finding that the Republican Party had to do more to attract Latino and minority voters, the RNC has announced that it is hiring “Hispanic Engagement Staff” in seven states.  In a press release yesterday, the RNC said they... Continue »
View the pictures from today’s massive civil disobedience on Capitol Hill… Continue »