Yesterday, we wrote about Ju Hong, the California DREAMer who made national headlines when he disrupted President Obama’s speech on immigration, in order to ask the President to stop the deportations. “Mr. President, please use your executive authority to halt . We agree that we need to pass comprehensive immigration... Continue »
Today, the #Fast4Families is entering its third week, with Eliseo Medina and other fasters going on their 15th day without food.  Flanked by civil rights, faith, labor, and immigration reform leaders, the fasters announced National Days to Act, Fast and Pray, starting December 1st to the 3rd.  The days... Continue »
MSNBC: A heckler yelled at Obama. Here’s what happened next By Benjy Sarlin CNN: 4 ways immigration reform still could happen — or not By Leigh Ann Caldwell Christian Science Monitor: Obama tells heckler he can’t halt deportations unilaterally. Is that true? By Linda Feldman Associated Press: Obama Invokes... Continue »
President Obama came to San Francisco, California today to deliver a speech on the importance of immigration reform, where he applauded the contribution of immigrants and chided House Republicans for refusing to take action and pass legislation.  He also gave a shout-out to the #Fast4Families, Eliseo Medina, and others who... Continue »
Will Boehner Continue to Side with King’s 18% or the Majority of Americans Who Support a Path to Citizenship? The contrast between the commitment, support, and values motivating those supporting and opposing immigration reform is in particularly sharp relief this week. New polling from Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI)... Continue »
Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: El año pasado para esta fecha daba gracias por la posibilidad de un nuevo comienzo en el debate migratorio. Las elecciones presidenciales de 2012 estaban frescas y varios líderes republicanos, vapuleados por su desastroso desempeño entre los votantes latinos en esos... Continue »
Over the weekend, House GOP leaders have been making positive noises about holding votes on immigration reform next year. We need to keep up the pressure to make sure that happens. So far, those House leaders have allowed only one immigration vote: Steve King’s amendment to defund DACA and... Continue »
The Hill (Opinion): Juan Williams: Pressure builds on Boehner By Juan Williams Christian Today: Christians fast for US immigration reform By Michael Trimmer San Francisco Chronicle: Obama visits S.F. during his toughest times By Joe Garofoli Associated Press: Biden Visits Immigration Fasters on Day 11 By Josh Lederman Los... Continue »